Join the child welfare, legal, medical, mental health, and law-making communities as we converge on the Louisiana State Capital to share scientific knowledge, address the need for increased public awareness, and propose changes in policies and practices that can counteract the high level of risk for Louisiana’s children in order to socially and economically benefit the State.
- Joy D. Osofsky, Ph.D., Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, "Trauma and its Effects on Young Children”
- Judy Cameron, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, "Early Childhood Experiences and Brain Development: Implications for Public Policy”
- Brenda Jones Harden, Ph.D., University of Maryland College Park, "Developmental and Mental Health Interventions for Infants and Young Children in Child Welfare”
- Michael Jellinek, MD., Harvard Medical School, "Role of Physicians in Recognition/ Prevention of Child Maltreatment”
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Agenda and Summit Brochure.
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