Heather C. Forkey, MD, FAAP Jessica L. Griffi n, PsyD Moira Szilagyi, MD, PhD, FAAP A Practical Guide CHILDHOOD TRAUMA & RESILIENCE AAP For more pediatric resources, visit the American Academy of Pediatrics at shop.aap.org. Pediatric care is on the cusp of a transformation, from reactively identifying and treating the consequences of childhood adversity to proactively building the skills needed for resilience, healing, and thriving. Childhood Trauma and Resilience is a must for all pediatric professionals interested in transforming their practice from “trauma-informed” to “resilience-centered” care. —Andrew Garner, MD, PhD, FAAP, coauthor of Th inking Developmentally: Nurturing Wellness in Childhood to Promote Lifelong Health CHILDHOOD TRAUMA & RESILIENCE A Practical Guide Heather C. Forkey, MD, FAAP Jessica L. Griffi n, PsyD Moira Szilagyi, MD, PhD, FAAP W ith this practical guide, pediatricians and other child health professionals will learn to identify, evaluate, and treat children and families aff ected by trauma and adversity when they present at the offi ce. In addition to instruction for hands-on acute care, the cohesive approach lays out a framework and concrete steps to focus proactively on resilience and provide the best, most impactful care to all patients. Childhood Trauma and Resilience includes mnemonics, charts, tables, reproducible handouts, and numerous case studies to reinforce learning, as well as timely information on physician burnout and secondary traumatic stress. About the Authors Heather C. Forkey, MD, FAAP, is a professor of pediatrics and pediatric vice chair for wellness at the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) and division director of the Child Protection Program and Foster Children Evaluation Service of the UMass Memorial Children’s Medical Center. She also serves as medical director of Lifeline4Kids at the UMMS. Jessica L. Griffi n, PsyD, is a clinical psychologist, an associate professor of psychiatry and pediatrics at the UMMS, and executive director of the UMMS Child Trauma Training Center. In 2020, she was awarded a multiyear, multimillion-dollar grant to develop the national Resilience Through Relationships Center, housed at the UMMS, aimed at supporting parents, caregivers, and children exposed to trauma. She also serves as executive director of Lifeline4Kids at the UMMS. Moira Szilagyi, MD, PhD, FAAP, elected to serve as 2021 president-elect and 2022 president of the American Academy of Pediatrics, is a primary care pediatrician, professor of pediatrics, and division chief of developmental-behavioral pediatrics at UCLA, where she is also the Peter Shapiro Term Chair for Enhancing Children’s Developmental and Behavioral Health in Pediatrics. She is editor ofuni00A0Fostering Health and has worked for 30 years with children and teens in foster care. CHILDHOOD TRAUMA - COVER SPREAD.indd All Pages 5/27/21 11:04 AM C H I D H O O D TRAUMA & RESILIENCE: A Practical Guide Forkey Griffi n Szilagyi
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