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ECDC Webinar on Trauma Informed Case Management for Vulnerable Refugee Clients

This webinar is presented by Dr. Sophia Banu, the Director and Founder of the Clinic for International Trauma Survivors, and the Psychiatry Director of the Alliance Wellness Clinic in Houston. Dr. Banu, is a board certified adult, child and adolescent psychiatrist and an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine. She founded the Clinic for International Trauma Survivors under Baylor College of Medicine and the Department of Health and Human Service to treat refugees and survivors of torture. She trains residents and medical students on how to perform culturally appropriate psychiatric evaluations and how to provide ongoing care for refugees. She has also trained case managers in the Houston area since 2013 on how to provide trauma-informed case management for refugees. This webinar was presented as part of the Preferred Communities Learning Circle Series.