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Registration underway for sixth annual Riggs-Yale Conference on July 29

July 10, 2017

The sixth annual Riggs-Yale Conference on Developmental Psychopathology, Family Process, and Social Context will be held Saturday, July 29, 2017, from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm at the Austen Riggs Center, 25 Main St., Stockbridge, Mass.

Jointly planned and presented by the Yale Department of Psychiatry, Yale Child Study Center, and Austen Riggs Center, the conference will focus on early intervention with high-need/low-resource populations.

Researchers and project leaders from Yale and Riggs will describe community-based programs designed to provide care to high-need/low-resource populations. The aim of the conference is to learn about specific approaches to understanding various forms of childhood adversity and to engaging the family system to mitigate and promote healthy development.

A full schedule of events and a link to registration may be found here.

Among the speakers at the conference will be Thomas J. McMahon, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry and The Child Study Center at Yale, and Nancy E. Suchman, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Yale.

Submitted by Christopher Gardner on July 10, 2017