2019 ATTACh Conference At A Glance
Ruth Lanius, MD, Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry is the Director of the Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) research unit at the University of Western Ontario. She established the Traumatic Stress Service and the Traumatic Stress Service Workplace Program, services that are specialized in the treatment and research of PTSD and related comorbid disorders. She currently holds the Harris-Woodman Chair in Mind-Body Medicine at the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Western Ontario. Her research interests focus on studying the neurobiology of PTSD and treatment outcome research examining various pharmacological and psychotherapeutic methods. She has authored more than 150 published papers and chapters in the field of traumatic stress and is currently funded by several federal funding agencies. She regularly lectures on the topic of PTSD nationally and internationally. She has recently published a book, Healing the Traumatized Self: Consciousness, Neuroscience, Treatment with Paul Frewen.
David Brodzinsky, Ph.D. is Professor Emeritus of Clinical and Developmental Psychology at Rutgers University and Research and Project Consultant for the National Center on Adoption and Permanency. For 18 years, he was affiliated with the Donaldson Adoption Institute, first as a Board member and later as Research and Project Director. Over the past three decades, his research and scholarly writing have focused primarily on issues related to the adjustment of adopted and foster children and their families. He has published more than a 100 professional journal articles and book chapters on psychological and practice issues related to adoption and foster care, as well as six books on adoption, the most recent one being Adoption by Lesbians and Gay Men: A New Dimension in Family Diversity (2012). He is internationally known for his research on developmental and family issues in adoption.
Child Welfare/Social Services Track
Sensorymotor/Occupational Therapy Track
Professional Intermediate Track
Advanced Clinical Track
Professional Multi-discipline Track
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