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Psychological Trauma Symposium for Jersey Shore University Medical Center

  • Sheraton Eatontown Hotel 6 Industrial Way East Eatontown, NJ, 07724 United States (map)

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Jersey Shore University Medical Center
Department of Psychiatry presents

Psychological Trauma Symposium: Update on Traumatic Stress and Its Treatment

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Sheraton Eatontown Hotel
6 Industrial Way E, Eatontown, NJ 07724

This program addresses the educational needs of health care providers who are interested in better understanding the psychological impact of stress and staying current on evidenced based treatment approaches for patients who have experienced trauma and related mental illness.


  1. Describe various types of traumatic events experienced by patients.
  2. Discuss the psychological and mental health consequences of trauma including PTSD and trauma related conditions.
  3. Explain specific therapeutic strategies in working with traumatized patients.
  4. Identify psychopharmacological treatment strategies for trauma related conditions utilizing antidepressants, atypical antipsychotics, and other medications.
  5. Recognize resources available in the community for victims of trauma.



8am                               Welcome/Introduction- Stacy Doumas, MD

8:05am                         Overview of Traumatic Events-Dr. Hanbury 30minutes

8:30am                         The Essence of Trauma Informed Therapy - Jacob Ham, PhD

9:30am                         Coffee Break

9:45am                         Mental Health Consequences of Natural Disasters- Ramon Solhkhah, MD

10:30am                       Violence Against Women: Intimate Partner Violence, Cheryl Kennedy, MD

11:15am                       Sex Trafficking: Identifying Victims and Resources– Patty Mojta, MSW, LSW

12pm                             Lunch and Resource Panel

12:45pm                       Military Trauma-Terrence Keane, PhD

1:30pm                         Overview of and Psychological Impact of Mass Shootings- Raymond Hanbury, PhD

2pm                               Afternoon Break

2:15pm                         Psychopharmacology of Trauma Related Disorders-Stacy Doumas, MD

2:45pm                         Evidenced Based Trauma Treatment- Terrence Keane, PhD