PTSD: Unpacking the Myths About Trauma and Exploring Solutions

7:30 – 8:30 PM EST
February 27, 2019

Presenter:  Dr. Zachary Infantolino

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is often thought of as a disorder that only impacts military veterans. However, nearly 90% of people will experience a traumatic event in their lives. The goal of this webinar is to discuss the events that can lead to PTSD, how symptoms can manifest across the lifespan, and how to help those who may be experiencing symptoms of PTSD.

Dr. Zachary Infantolino currently works as a staff psychologist at Stress and Anxiety Services of NJ. He received his undergraduate degree at the Pennsylvania State University and his masters and doctorate at the University of Delaware.

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Understanding and Tracking Implicit Biases

7:30 – 8:30 PM EST
March 20, 2019

Presenter:  Milton A. Fuentes, Psy.D

In this webinar participants will be able to: (a) define and explain the science of implicit bias; (b) discuss the empirically-based challenges of implicit biases in their respective settings; and (c) identify strategies that could address implicit biases.

Dr. Milton A. Fuentes received his MA in Psychology with a Latina/o Psychology focus from Montclair State University and his Psy.D. in clinical psychology from the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology at Rutgers University. He completed a pre-doctoral fellowship in clinical and community psychology at Yale University and secured post-doctoral training in epidemiology at Columbia University. He is the 2012 President of the National Latina/o Psychological Association; a former member of the American Psychological Association (APA)’s Committee on Ethnic Minority Affairs; and a current ethnic minority delegate to APA’s Council of Representatives. Dr. Fuentes is currently a professor in the psychology department, director of the Research Academy for University Learning at Montclair State University, and is licensed to practice psychology in New Jersey and New York.

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Tourette Syndrome: Stop Your Tics by Learning What Triggers Them

7:30 – 8:30 PM EST
April 17, 2019

Presenter:  Sheila Rogers DeMare

Tourette Syndrome was described in a professional publication as one of the “most mysterious medical curiosities on the planet. To date, the primary research has focused on genetics along with disappointing attempts to find suitable drug therapies. Yet for decades, patients have reported that they have noticed an association between tics and allergic, dietary, and environmental triggers. Tonight we will explore some of these triggers.

Sheila Rogers DeMare is the director of Association for Comprehensive NeuroTherapy. She is a leader in the field of integrative therapies for Neuropsychiatric disorders. A national speaker on Tourette syndrome she is co-author of the study “Nutritional supplements and complementary/alternative medicine in Tourette syndrome” (J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol).

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