Trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder among transition age youth with serious mental health conditions
Learning Areas:Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related research
Social and behavioral sciences
Compare the prevalence of trauma exposure among transition age youth with serious mental health conditions to exposure among children and adolescents in the general population. Identify correlates and predictors of PTSD among transition age youth with serious mental health conditions. Discuss practice implications (assessment and treatment) of trauma and PTSD among transition age youth with serious mental health conditions.
Keyword(s): Mental Health, Youth
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been the on-site principal investigator and project director for a federally funded grant focusing on transition age youth with serious mental health conditions. My scientific interests include understanding the epidemiology of trauma and PTSD among individuals with serious mental illness and the development of appropriate trauma interventions. I have clinical experience providing therapeutic services to trauma survivors and have several years experience evaluating evidence-based mental health practices and programs.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.