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February 22 Dr. Orengo-Aguayo

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences | Grand Rounds Series

“Promoting Psychological Recovery After Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico”

Rosaura Orengo-Aguayo, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Department of National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center MUSC

Friday, Feb 22, 2019 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Now being held in the Storm Eye Institute 8th Floor Auditorium 167 Ashley Ave - Room 809 Charleston, SC 29425

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences hosts bimonthly Grand Rounds that span the academic year.

Join us as we host Dr. Roaura Orengo-Aguayo, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Department of National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center at MUSC, presenting on “Promoting Psychological Recovery After Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico: A Multi-Tiered, Trauma-Focused Approach”.

Unable to attend in person? Register for our live stream.

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Once the host approves your registration, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions for joining the session.

The Medical University of South Carolina designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1.0 Credit(s)™.

At the completion of the presentation on 2/22/2019, attendees will be able to:

  • Describe the impact of natural disasters on children’s and adolescent’s mental health.

  • Explain a three-tiered, trauma focused model of intervention to bolster resiliency and promote psychological recovery after a natural disaster.

  • Apply best practices for th eprovision of post- disaster mental health services.

Biosketch for Grand Rounds Speaker on 2/22/2019:

Dr. Rosaura Orengo-Aguayo is a bilingual clinical psychologist and Assistant Professor at the National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center (NCVC) at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Orengo-Aguayo’s research focuses on addressing mental health disparities among underserved populations through innovative treatment dissemination methods. She has an active program of research focused on the cultural adaptation and international dissemination of trauma-focused assessment and intervention. Dr. Orengo-Aguayo also has expertise training providers in cultural competency and language access for low-English proficiency (LEP) patients, self-care strategies to address secondary traumatic-stress, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy