Treatment of border families: U-M faculty panel discussion


July 5, 2018
Contact: Laura Bailey

DATE: 10:30 a.m.-noon Wednesday, July 11, 2018

EVENT: “Research and Policy Perspectives on Separating (and Reconnecting) Children and Parents: Implications for Families on the Border.”

This is a rapid response talk and panel discussion presented by University of Michigan faculty, who will provide a review of relevant research evidence and policy implications. The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required here.

Panelists include:

  • Jacek Debiec, U-M assistant professor of psychiatry, specializing in child and adolescent psychiatry
  • Arash Javanbakht, adjunct assistant professor of psychiatry at U-M and director of the Stress, Trauma, and Anxiety Research Clinic at Wayne State University
  • Kate Rosenblum, U-M professor of psychiatry and obstetrics and gynecology, and co-director of the Women and Infants Mental Health Program
  • Vivek Sankaran, U-M clinical professor of law and director of the Child Advocacy Law Clinic and Child Welfare Appellate Clinic

PLACE: Center for Human Growth and Development, 300 N. Ingalls St., 10th floor, Ann Arbor

SPONSORS: Center for Human Growth and Development, a center that advances research on child behavior, development and health, and Zero to Thrive, a multidisciplinary initiative that aims to transform the lives of the youngest, most vulnerable children and their families.