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Transforming Trauma: Creating Safe, Supportive, and Socially Just Schools and Institutions Using Trauma-Informed, Anti-Racist Approaches

Joyce Dorado, PhD
Health Sciences Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences • Director, UCSF Healthy Environments and Response to Trauma in Schools (HEARTS)


Learning objectives:
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Identify six trauma-informed principles for creating more safe, supportive, and equitable work and care environments
  • Give three examples of concrete trauma-informed applications of mental health research that can be utilized by educators and others without mental health backgrounds
  • Consider how a practice or policy must be racially just in order to be trauma-informed


Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Grand Rounds presentations are for educational purposes and intended only for behavioral/mental health professionals and clinical providers.

Continuing education (CE) credit is available for physicians, psychologists, nurses, and therapists who participate in this activity.

Event Details

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