Representing Victims of Childhood Trauma: Resilience Screening

When:

Thursday, April 4, 2019 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Where:

Reading Room

Reading Room
William F. Starr Hall
45 Elizabeth St.
Hartford, CT 06105-2290

Description:

Join the Connecticut Bar Association for a screening of the film, Resilience: The Biology of Stress & the Science of Hope, a one-hour documentary about the science of childhood trauma and the movement to treat and prevent toxic stress. Following the film, learn about the long term impact of traumatic events on children, discuss ways the medical community, legal community, and judicial system can assist victims of trauma, and create a framework for understanding how attorneys and health care providers can represent clients who have experienced traumatic events in a way that prevents continued trauma.

Speakers Include:
Hon. Maria A. Kahn, Connecticut Supreme Court, Hartford
David R. Johnson, Ph.D., Post Traumatic Stress Center; Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven

 

Contact:

Phanny Cahill, Education Coordinator
Connecticut Bar Association

 

If you require reasonable accommodations for a disability, please contact the Law School at 860-570-5130 or via email at law.access@uconn.edu at least two weeks in advance.