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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 A7-418 | UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior (760 Westwood Plaza) - Map

Upcoming Seminars


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!

Stress and Coping in Families of Medically Ill Children  |  Heather Bemis, PhD

Project Fatherhood: Father Involvement is a Game-Changer  |  Alan-Michael Graves, MSPA

Supporting Grieving Families  |  Dolly Phillips, MA, LMFT & Loren Delgado, MSW

Parenting Behavior as a Risk and Resilience Promoting Factor  |  Steve S. Lee, PhD

Beat the Odds®: Social and Emotional Skill Building Delivered in a Framework of Drumming  |  Ping Ho, MA, MPH

Risk and Resilience in Second- and Third- Generation Holocaust Survivors  |  Melissa Wasserman, PsyD

Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation  |  Richard Cohen, PhD

How Reflective Parenting Can Improve Your Clinical Work  |  Regina Pally, MD

Infant Mental Health: Addressing Unique Needs of Children Ages 0-3 Residing in Foster Care  |  Catherine Lippincott, PsyD

Family-centered feedback: How to provide effective, sensitive, and family-centered feedback to parents of young children  |  Blair Paley, PhD

He, she, or they: Patient and provider perspectives on gender identity disclosure and data capture in the electronic health record  |  Hale Thompson, PhD

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

Mechanisms of risk and resilience  |  William Saltzman, PhD



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