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The Pediatric Traumatic Stress Care Process Model
October 15, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
October 15, 2020 12:00pm – 1:00pm PDT
Join Brooks Keeshin, M.D. for a webinar discussing practical approaches to deciding the next right step for trauma exposed youth.
ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Brooks Keeshin, M.D., is a clinician researcher in the Division of Child Protection and Family Health at the University of Utah and Safe and Healthy Families at Primary Children’s Hospital. Dr. Keeshin is a child abuse pediatrician and child psychiatrist. Dr. Keeshin completed medical school at the University of Cincinnati, residency in pediatrics, general and child psychiatry at the University of Utah and fellowship training in child abuse pediatrics at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. Dr. Keeshin is certified in Pediatrics and Child Abuse Pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics, and certified in General as well as Child and Adolescent Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
Dr. Keeshin provides inpatient and outpatient child abuse pediatrics consultation at Primary Children’s Hospital as well as outpatient psychiatric services for children and families with a history of abuse or trauma.
Dr. Keeshin’s research interests include (1) acute and long term neurobiological changes associated with exposure to child maltreatment and (2) early clinical interventions to decrease the risk of PTSD and other psychological distress among children exposed to maltreatment and violence. Dr. Keeshin has received research support from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and was a Doris Duke Fellow for the Promotion of Child Well-Being.
He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Academy on Violence and Abuse and is a member of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Committee on Child Maltreatment and Violence.