This symposium aims to summarise the latest information and research in the field of refugee trauma; ranging from advances in neuroscience and impacts of trauma to the newest findings on clinical implications, interventions and outcomes. It will bring together the expertise of four, well-known Australian researchers whose work has gained wide international recognition: Professor Derrick Silove, Dr Belinda Liddell, Dr Linda Bartolomei and Professor Eileen Pittaway.
9.30am Welcome and Housekeeping
9.40am Professor Derrick Silove – Overview of refugee trauma research
10.10am Dr Belinda Liddell – Latest on Neuroscience and Trauma
10.40am BREAK IN STREAM
11.10am Dr Linda Bartolomei & Professor Eileen Pittaway – Social and Cultural
Dimensions; Including a Discussion Panel
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