An estimated 70% of adults in the United States have experienced a traumatic event at least once in their lives. Whether abuse, an unexpected death, surgery, an accident, combat, or a massdisaster, the effects of trauma can last well after the event itself. Learn more about what makes an experience traumatic and therapeutic options for individuals experiencing trauma-relatedsymptoms.
5:30−6:30pm Resource Fair
6:45−8:30pm Panel of Professionals
• Sonya B. Norman, Ph.D., Director of PTSD Consultation Program for the National Center forPTSD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at University of California, San Diego
• Steven Thorp, Ph.D., ABPP, Program Director of the PTSD Disorders Clinical Team at the VA SanDiego Healthcare System, Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego
This Event is FREE of Charge and open the public.
1.5 CEUs available for LCSWs and MFTs for $15
The Behavioral Health Committee of Jewish Family Service of San Diego provides resources and services for coping and living with mental illnessand seeks to eliminate stigma by increasing community awareness.Linda Janon – Founder of the Behavioral Health Committee