Over 500 people from 13 states attended lectures that covered a variety of topics, including supporting a school community after a tragedy, exploring how spirituality and trauma intersect, implementing inclusivity practices with LGBTQIA youth, and, notably, building knowledge and skills to support immigrant, refugee and displaced or separated youth.

“This is a topic critically important for providers and community members given the widespread trauma and inhumane treatment experienced by children and families migrating into the U.S.,” Dr. Felter says.

In another special meeting facet, the PhotoVoice project by Jefferson and the Philadelphia Collaborative for Health Equity showcased the work of 34 teenagers from North Philadelphia.

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