The Impact of Child Maltreatment on Brain Development

Friday, November 17, 2017

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm, In Person

Preferred registration deadline: November 10th
3 CEUs

Cynthia Rogers, MD

Assistant Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Pediatrics

Washington University School of Medicine

Child maltreatment is a well-known risk factor for psychiatric and medical disorders in children and adults with increasing evidence suggesting this risk is conferred through changes in brain development. This workshop will review how child maltreatment may alter the developing the brain and result in these disorders across the lifespan.

Topics to be covered include the links between child maltreatment and psychiatric and medical illnesses, typical and atypical brain development beginning in infancy, sensitive periods of brain development, and research linking child maltreatment and early child adversity to abnormal brain development.

Class size is limited to 45.
$50 General Admission
$30 Brown Field Instructors
$10 Full-time Graduate Students

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