Focus on Child Well-Being in New Mexico

February 7, 2017 6:00 PM
UNM Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, NM

Childhood Adversity: The Impact of Maltreatment - Definitions, Prevention and Intervention Strategies

Tuesday February 7, 2017, 6-8 pm

Domenici Center Auditorium

University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center

Free and open to the public

Introduction by Paul Roth, MD, Chancellor of UNM Health Sciences Center


50-year Legacy in the Field of Child Abuse and Neglect

Richard Krugman, MD, Distinguished Professor, University of Colorado Medical School 


Social Work Interventions for Children, Youth and Families

Ferol Mennen, PhD, LCSW, Associate Professor, Department of Children, Youth and Families, University of Southern California, Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work


Childhood Adversity in New MexicoAndrew 

Hsi, MD, Professor, University of New Mexico School of Medicine,

Center Director of the Institute of Resilience, Health and Justice


The Voices of Children in New Mexico

James C. Jimenez, Executive Director of NM Voices for Children; KidsCount in New Mexico

Childhood adversity impacts the human lifespan. This Symposium will focus on the development of collaborations in research, service, prevention and healing.


Additional events

Poster sessions from UNM faculty, students and Community partners from 3-5 pm

Appetizers from 5-6 pm

Tax deductible donations through the UNM Foundation.

For more information contact Professor E.L. Bearer, MD-PhD, FAAS, FCAP, Harvey Family Professor.