Fostering Resilience: Examining the Mechanisms of Unexpected Outcomes in Youth Exposed to Child Maltreatment

Date 02/09/17 1:35pm to 2:35pm
Presenter(s) Yo Jackson, Ph.D., ABPP Professor and Senior Scientist, University of Kansas
Location 127 Moore Building, University Park, PA
Description

Dr. Jackson will present her research on the mechanisms for resilience in youth exposed to child maltreatment as well as the findings from two large scale projects on the health trajectories of youth in foster care over time.  Research on the nature of trauma and child maltreatment and how exposure to adversity operates to impact adjustment will be presented.

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