Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Grand Rounds

CAP-2 Clinical Case Presentation:
Clinical Implications of Unspoken Racism in the Era of Zero Tolerance: Case Discussion of a Young Immigrant With Trauma and Behavioral Difficulties

Cindy Vargas Cruz, MD
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellow
UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences

Alicia Lieberman, PhD
Professor and Irving B. Harris Endowed Chair in Infant Mental Health
UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences


Learning objectives:
This presentation will;

  • Describe psychosocial factors pushing migration of Latin Americans as the aftermath of historical trauma
  • Review the history of racism in the U.S. to facilitate understanding of current discriminatory policies towards Latino immigrants
  • Discuss the challenges of diagnosing and treating immigrant children with history of trauma who present with behavioral disturbances 


Remote live streaming locations:

  • UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland: OPC-2, Third Floor Conference Room
  • Zuckerberg San Francisco General: Bldg. 5, Room 7M30


Grand Rounds presentations are for educational purposes and intended for a professional audience only.

To qualify for CME credit for this event, participants must (1) attend in-person or at one of the approved live streaming locations listed above; and (2) sign in at their location.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

HSW-302 Auditorium
513 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, California 94143