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2022 Town Hall Series


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Dr. Hector Flores


Hector Flores, MD

"Roadmap to Health Equity and Equal Pay for Equal Work"

LACMA Town Halls On Demand

Building Emotional Strength in Kids

Building Emotional Strength in Kids

We welcomed Congresswoman Grace Napolitano, Dr. Irma Elisheva Diaz, Mayor Blanca Pacheco and Dr. Judy Ho. The learning objectives we discussed: * Identify risk factors and warning signs of mental health concerns in youth. * Increase protective factors and develop strengths in youth to encourage positive mental health trajectories. * Learn evidence-based strategies for helping youth build coping and resilience skills. * Offer critical insights and best practices for parents, 1st responders, educators, and their support staff in caring for children. * Discuss how collective trauma has impacted children and the lives they lead. * Address the importance of being trauma-informed when communicating and caring for children. This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the California Medical Association (CMA) through the joint providership of the Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc. and the Los Angeles County Medical Association (LACMA). The Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc. is accredited by CMA to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc. designates this internet live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Los Angeles Medical Association is a professional organization representing physicians from every medical specialty and practice setting as well as students, interns and residents. Learn more:
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