Using Trauma Science to Successfully Support Asylum Seekers
When:
September 2, 2021 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
2021-09-02T09:00:00-07:00
2021-09-02T11:00:00-07:00

                    Free Webinar!

 

Using Trauma Science to Successfully
Support Asylum Seekers

 

Join this virtual webinar in which experts in the science of trauma, immigration-related trauma, and asylum law discuss strategic uses of trauma science to support the well-being and human rights of asylum seekers.

 

 

September 2, 2021 09:00 to 11:00 AM (Pacific Time)

 

 

 

Click here to open a new page with registration information about the live event and to receive information about continuing education credits.

 

Register Here

 

 

Please note that a recording of this event will be made available for on-demand viewing after September 2, 2021.

 

 

Program

Victor Carrión, M.D.
John A. Turner Endowed Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Stanford University School of Medicine

https://profiles.med.stanford.edu/victor-carrion

Stress, Trauma, Resilience and Adaptation

 

Abstract: This presentation will discuss the spectrum of stress and the impact that traumatic stress can have in our lives. Using a biopsychosocial model, he will describe the ramifications of early life experiences and what we can learn from it in order to develop interventions that are focused and targeted. Building support and coping mechanisms will be discussed within the framework of resilience and adaptation. Finally, the importance of an ecological approach and policy implementation will be addressed.

 

 

Ryan Matlow, Ph.D.
Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Stanford University School of Medicine

https://profiles.med.stanford.edu/ryan-matlow

Immigration-related Trauma and Implications for Engagement 

 

Abstract: This presentation will provide a contextual overview of the forms of trauma and adversity commonly experienced by immigrant youth and families across the various stages of migration.  We will consider the impact of these experiences on child and family presentation as they engage with legal and other social services, and will explore approaches for trauma-sensitive engagement with immigrant youth and families.

 

 

Christine Lin, J.D.
Director, Training & Technical Assistance
Center for Gender & Refugee Studies
University of California Hastings School of Law

https://cgrs.uchastings.edu/about/bio/christine-lin

Trauma-Informed Lawyering in Asylum and Immigration Proceedings

 

Abstract: This presentation will discuss how trauma impacts the ability of asylum seekers and other immigrants to obtain protection in the United States. It will highlight issues in the existing immigration framework and how to mitigate these challenges to provide trauma-informed legal representation to immigrant clients.

 

 

Click here to open a new page with registration information about the live event and to receive information about continuing education credits.

 

Register Here

 

September 2, 2021 09:00 to 11:00 AM (Pacific Time)

 

 

Sponsors and Participating Institutions

 

Please note that a recording of this event will be made available for on-demand viewing after September 2, 2021. Register for the event to receive a link to view the recording.