Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.

MSC 09 5030
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Phone: 505-272-2223

Special Event - Two days of PTSD information

February 5, 2015

Special Event – Two days of PTSD information
Come to any, or all, of these special events. They are free and open to the public: 

February 10, 2015

9 – 10 am      Special Presentation  PTSD Education Workshop    CNM Montoya Campus
Diane Castillo, PhD, presents an educational workshop on PTSD at CNM-Montoya Campus.  Castillo is Assistant Professor, UNM Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Associate Professor, UNM Department of Psychology (Clinical); Coordinator, Women’s Stress Disorder Treatment Team, R.G. Murphy VA Medical Center; and a clinical psychologist, VAMC. Castillo’s research, on PTSD in female Iraq and Afghanistan veterans, has shown that the strongest PTSD therapies work well when provided in a group setting. CNM Montoya Campus, Building J, Rm 122 – 4700 Morris NE, Albuquerque

1 – 2 pm        Special Grand Rounds   Intergenerational Effects of Trauma    UNM Campus
Rachel Yehuda, PhD, presents Intergenerational Effects of Trauma.Yehuda is Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, Director of the Traumatic Stress Studies Division, Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. Yehuda is a recognized leader in the field of traumatic stress studies. Her research on cortisol and brain function has revolutionized the understanding and treatment of PTSD worldwide. Domenici Center East Building, Auditorium, Rm. 1220 

6 – 7 pm       Special Presentation: Understanding PTSD and Resilience    UNM Campus
Rachel Yehuda, PhD, presents Understanding PTSD and Resilience. Yehuda is Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, Director of the Traumatic Stress Studies Division, Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. Yehuda is a recognized leader in the field of traumatic stress studies. Her research on cortisol and brain function has revolutionized the understanding and treatment of PTSD worldwide. Domenici Center East Building, Auditorium, Rm. 1220. 

February 11, 2015

10:30 – 11:30 am      Special Presentation:  Intergenerational Trauma:  An American Indian Perspective  
Ronald Gardenswartz Jewish Community Center of Greater Albuquerque
Maria Yellow Horse Brave Heart, PhD, presents Intergenerational Trauma: An American Indian Perspective. Brave Heart is Research Associate Professor, Director of Native American and Disparities Research, UNM Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. The Ronald Gardenswartz Jewish Community Center of Greater Albuquerque, 5520 Wyoming Blvd. NE

6 – 7 pm       Special Presentation: Understanding PTSD and Resilience    Santa Fe
Rachel Yehuda, PhD, presents Understanding PTSD and Resilience. Yehuda is Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, Director of the Traumatic Stress Studies Division, Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. Yehuda is a recognized leader in the field of traumatic stress studies. Her research on cortisol and brain function has revolutionized the understanding and treatment of PTSD worldwide. Harold L. Runnels Building Auditorium, 1190 S. St. Francis, Santa Fe