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Resilience Through Relationships: Caring For Kids & Communities

Wednesday, April 10, 2024

09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

DePelchin Children's Center

4950 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX, USA

Join us for a presentation from Dr. Heather Forkey followed by a collaborative conversation among Houston's child and family welfare professionals!

Dr. Forkey is a national leader in child welfare, a true champion for children, and a pioneer in understanding how to identify and address trauma in childhood. She is a professor of Pediatrics at the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School and Vice Chair of Pediatrics/Director of the FaCES (Foster Children Evaluation Services) Clinic at UMass Memorial Children's center. In addition to her work in the FaCES Clinic, Dr. Forkey is working to educate healthcare providers about the impact of trauma on child health and provide them with tools for identifying trauma exposure among pediatric patients. 

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