February 2018 Joint Dinner with Houston Psychiatric Society

Event Date/Time

DateWednesday, February, 21 2018
Time6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Event Location


"Addressing the Interplay of Trauma and Bereavement in Youth: Research Findings and Clinical Implications"

Julie Kaplow, PhD, ABPP
Director of the Trauma & Grief Center
Texas Children's Hospital

Registration and Networking 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Dinner & Presentation 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
(1.5 hrs. professional development credit)

The Briar Club
2603 Timmons Ln.
Houston, TX 77027

After attending this meeting, you will be better able to: 

  • Distinguish between posttraumatic stress and maladaptive grief reactions
  • identify various domains of grief reactions in youth
  • Recognize the interplay of posttraumatic stress and grief and its impact on longer-term functioning

Julie Kaplow, PhD, ABPP, is a licensed clinical psychologist and board certified in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology. She holds a primary appointment as Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston and an adjunct appointment in the Department of Palliative Care at MD Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Kaplow also serves as Director of the Trauma and Grief Center at Texas Children’s Hospital, a designated Treatment and Service Adaptation Center of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network specializing in child and adolescent trauma and bereavement. In this role, she oversees evidence-based assessment, treatment, and research with traumatized and bereaved youth and families, and develops and disseminates trauma- and bereavement-informed “best practices” to community providers nationwide. Read more.