3/4/2021 Grand Rounds

Taking Care of All of Our Children: Addressing Harsh Realities and Cultivating Hope


Olivia Moorehead-Slaughter, PhD
Primary Supervisor/ Core Faculty, Center for Multicultural Training in Psychology

Nancy Rappaport, MD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Part Time, Harvard Medical School
Senior Consultant, Department of Psychiatry, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Cambridge Health Alliance

Martha Vibbert, PhD
Primary Supervisor / Core Faculty
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, BU Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

An interactive panel drawing on the backgrounds and expertise of a clinical psychologist, a pediatric psychologist, and a child psychiatrist, bringing their extensive experience to address the hardships children face while also accentuating practical steps towards building strong partnerships with parents, addressing power differentials, promoting equity, and cultivating empathy.

Learning Objectives:
    1. Describe the complex multifactorial stressors confronting children.
    2. Identify ways to build strength and capacity in systems of care, in order to foster resilience and address power differentials.
    3. Discuss how to increase empathy in parents, children, and providers.