25th Annual Albert J. Silverman
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25th Annual Albert J. Silverman
Research Conference

Trauma in Early Childhood

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
8:00 am - 12:15 p.m
Depression Center and Ambulatory Psychiatry
Rachel Upjohn Building
4250 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor


Albert J. Silverman, M.D.

Program Agenda:

8:00 – 9:45 a.m. Poster Session & Continental Breakfast
2nd Floor Atrium
9:55 – 10:00 a.m. Opening Remarks and Introduction of Speakers
Gregory W. Dalack, M.D.
Associate Professor
Chair, U-M Department of Psychiatry
Associate Chair for Education and Academic Affairs
10:00 – 10:30 a.m.

Trauma, PTSD and the Challenges of Motherhood
Maria Muzik, M.D., M.Sc.
Assistant Professor
Director, Women and Infants Mental Health Clinic
Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan

10:30 – 11:00 a.m.

Using Theory and Assessment to Guide Interventions with Bereaved Youth
Julie Kaplow, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Director, Trauma and Grief Center for Youth
Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Translating Science into Psychotherapy for Traumatized Children and Caregivers
Julian D. Ford, Ph.D., A.B.P.P.
Professor of Psychiatry
Director, Center for Trauma Recovery and Juvenile Justice
University of Connecticut Health Center

12:00 – 12:15 p.m. Announcement of Poster Awards

 

Invited Speaker:

Julian D. Ford, Ph.D., A.B.P.P.
Professor of Psychiatry
Graduate School Faculty
Director, Center for Trauma Recovery and Juvenile Justice
University of Connecticut Health Center

Julian D. Ford, Ph.D., A.B.P.P.

Julian D. Ford, Ph.D.

Julian Ford is a clinical psychologist and Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. His research, clinical practice, and teaching focus on assessment and treatment of complex traumatic stress disorders in children, adolescents, and adults, including serving as Principal Investigator on studies of Developmental Trauma Disorder, poly-victimization and complex trauma, trauma-informed juvenile justice programs and systems, the development, validation, and dissemination of the Trauma Affect Regulation: Guide for Education and Therapy (TARGET©) individual, group, family, and milieu treatment model, and development and validation of psychometric screening and assessment measures. He is the Principal Investigator and Director of the Center for Trauma Recovery and Juvenile Justice in the National Child Traumatic Stress Network. Dr. Ford has published more than 125 peer reviewed scientific and clinical reports, and has edited or authored several recent books including:

  • Clinical Assessment and Treatment Planning for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and other Posttraumatic Reactions (2012, with B. C. Frueh, A. Grubaugh, and J. Elhai, Wiley)
  • Treating Complex Trauma: A Sequenced, Relationship-Based Approach (2013, with C. Courtois, Guilford)
  • Hijacked by Your Brain: How to Free Yourself When Stress Takes Over (2013, with J. Wortmann, Sourcebooks)
  • Treating Complex Traumatic Stress Disorders in Children and Adolescents: Scientific foundations and therapeutic models. ¬†(2013, with C. Courtois, Guilford)

 

Contact: Annunciata Porterfield, (734) 936-8269, nunce@umich.edu