Bruce D. Perry Speaker Event
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 | 9am - 4:30pm
Experiences – both good and bad – profoundly influence the development of a child’s brain.
Understanding brain development can give us insight into how experience impacts the social, cognitive and physiological functioning of a child’s brain. Trauma, neglect, and the absence of essential experiences required to express the fundamental potential of a child pervasive problems in our culture. This presentation will review clinical work and research that can help us better understand developmental trauma, neglect, and the relational problems that arise from these. Parents, clinicians, service providers and those involved in policy/advocacy will all learn new directions for their work.
This speaker event will cover:
• Understand the effects of trauma and neglect from a neurodevelopmental perspective.
• Identify signs and symptoms of trauma and neglect in young children.
• Learn new strategies for direct care as well as program and policy development
About Bruce D. Perry
Dates: Tuesday, May 21, 2019 | 9am-4:30pm
Cost: $195 Early Bird (Ends 05/03/2019) | Standard Rate: $210 | Group Rate: $175 /person minimum of 3 people
Location: The California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda St, Los Angeles CA 90012
Parking: Free parking is provided at The California Endowment. Tell the parking attendant that you are attending the training.
Schedule: 9:00am to 4:30pm (Registration 8:30am to 9:00am)
Lunch: Lunch is not provided. There is a cafe on site and several eateries within walking distance to the training venue.
Continuing Education: 6 CE credits are available for an additional $30. For more information visit our continuing education page.
Dr. Bruce Perry is the Senior Fellow of The Child Trauma Academy in Houston, Texas. As a teacher, clinician and researcher, Dr. Perry has spent the last 30 years on the frontiers of children’s mental health and neuroscience.
He is the author of The Boy Who Was Raised As A Dog, a bestselling book based on his work with maltreated children.
Dr. Perry has consulted with many community and governmental agencyes following high-profile incidents involving traumatized children such as the Columbine school shootings (1999), the September 11th terrorist attacks (2001), Hurricane Katrina (2005), and the Sandy Hook Elementary school shootings (2012).
He has appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show, 60 Minutes, The Today Show, Good Morning America, Nightline, CNN, MSNBC, NBC, ABC and CBS News, and National Public Radio.