Trauma-Informed Care Workshop Thu 4/22 11 am

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Join the Community Engaged Care Program on Thursday, April 22 11 am-12:30 pm for a virtual
Social Determinants of Health Intensive workshop on Trauma-Informed Care with Dr. Altha J.
Stewart (UTHSC College of Medicine). Trauma-Informed Care is an approach that recognizes the
presence of trauma symptoms and acknowledges the role trauma may play in an individual’s
life. Providing trauma-informed care emphasizes respecting and appropriately responding to
the effects of trauma at all levels while avoiding re-traumatization. This workshop will provide
participants with the skills to recognize trauma symptoms and respond to their effects in a
patient-centered approach to care.
Altha J. Stewart, MD is Senior Associate Dean for Community Health Engagement at UTHSC. She
is also Associate Professor and Chief of Social/Community Psychiatry as well as the Director of
the Center for Health in Justice Involved Youth. In 2018-2019 she served as the 145th President
of the American Psychiatry Association, the first African American elected to this position in the
175-year history of the organization.
RSVP at https://uthsc.campuslabs.com/engage/event/6645338 for Zoom details. This session
counts toward the Social Determinants of Health Co-Curricular Certificate. Visit
https://www.uthsc.edu/sace/qep/sdoh-certificate.php for more information about the
certificate program.