Bruce Perry, M.D., Ph.D., to present in Columbus April 25

Building Better Lives: Changing the Cycle of Child Abuse and Family Violence

*Please note, this event is currently full. However, you may sign up for the wait list.*

Bruce Perry, M.D., Ph.D., Senior Fellow of the ChildTrauma Academy, will explain the effects of maltreatment on brain development, linking the impact of child abuse, neglect and other trauma to potential long-term outcomes. He will discuss the core of why violence occurs, how lack of empathy relates to violence, and societal changes that impact empathy. Dr. Perry will provide an overview of the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics, which applies brain development research to therapeutics. No cost to attend, but reservations are required by 4/16/12. Lunch will be served. 

For questions related to the presentation, contact Julie C. Buzard, Assistant Executive Director, Franklin County Family and Children First Council – 614-275-2551 –

For questions related to registration, contact Cheryl Morrison, Admin Assistant, Franklin County Framily and Children First Council - 614-275-2511.

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