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Webinar: After the Medical Surge: Promoting Resilience and Identifying Risk Factors for the Development of Traumatic Stress

February 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Hosted by the Association of Healthcare Emergency Preparedness Professionals, this 1-hour lecture is designed to discuss psychological after-effects for children, adolescents, and their families associated with experiencing a traumatic event.  Learning objectives are as follows:

  • Define psychological trauma
  • Recall best practices for promoting resiliency and supporting families after a traumatic event including a medical surge event
  • Understand the impact of medical trauma for pediatric populations
  • Describe risk factors for the development of acute stress disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Identify evidence-based resources and organizations for additional learning and family support


Takeshia Williams, Ph.D., LCP
Division of Psychiatry & Psychology, Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Eastern Virginia Medical School


February 12
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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