|Celebrating International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression on the United States-Mexico Border|
El Paso, TX, June 1st, 2012 (PAHO/WHO) –On the occasion of International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression which is celebrated every June 4 and is intended to recognize the pain suffered by children around the world who are victims of physical, mental and emotional pain, the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) United States-Mexico Border Office will hold the conference:
COMPLEX POSTTRAUMATIC STRESS AND NEURO TRAUMA DEVELOPMENT IN CHILDHOOD AND ADOLESCENCE
Monday June 4, 2012
9:00 a.m.-11: 00AM
Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua
This conference will give way to the opening of the workshop: "Psychological trauma and complex posttraumatic stress in childhood and adolescence" to be held from June 5 to 8, 2012, at the Centro de Justicia para las Mujeres from 9:00 AM to 3 : 00 PM.
The workshop aims to find coping strategies, evaluation and treatment for disorders associated with posttraumatic spectrum in children and adolescents. Also among the topics to be offered are: Human response before critical situations or traumatic events, traumatic events before prenatal experience of critical incidents, disorders related to violence and traumatic events and posttraumatic spectrum children.
For more information please contact:
Lorely Ambriz, M.S.I.S, Knowledge Management & Communication
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) / A Regional Office of the World Health Organization (WHO) United States-Mexico Border Office
5400 Suncrest Dr. Ste. C-4 El Paso, TX 79912
Office (915) 845-5950 Ext. 42523 / Cel (915) 449-3040 / Fax (915) 845-4361