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STAR Seminar

The Stress, Trauma, and Resilience (STAR) Seminar brings together experts in the field of child and family trauma to discuss important topics related to prevention science, family intervention, best practices, and cutting edge research.

STAR Seminars are held in conference room A8-221 | UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior (760 Westwood Plaza) - Map

Upcoming Seminars

9/20/2017 | Mechanisms of risk and resilience - William Saltzman, PhD

10/4/2017 | Disclosure of sexual orientation and gender identity in healthcare settings - Hale Thompson, PhD

10/18/2017 | A family centered approaach to providing feedback to parents of young children - Blair Paley, PhD


STAR Seminar meets bimonthly at 9:00 AM alternating with the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Rounds. Contact us for more information!

Past Seminars Watch online!

 Trauma from an international perspective: A Spanish model Susana de Cruylles, MFT



Special Seminar

Moral Injury as an Identity Wound  |  Presented by Dr. William P. Nash

Watch the full presentation!  |  Download the slides



Notification of your planned attendance is always appreciated, please email


CEUs are available for select seminars, webinars, and online courses (additional fees may apply)

The Semel Institute is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Semel Institute designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Social Workers and MFCCs/MFTs: The Semel Institute at UCLA is an accredited provider for continuing education credits for LCSWs and MFCCs/MFTs (provider number PCE 378). This course meets the qualifications for up to 1.0 hour of continuing education credit for LCSWs and MFCCs/MFTs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.

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