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Event Date: 2016-12-12       Event Time: 6pm - 7:30pm

Event Title: Global Psych Dinner: Dr. Laura Murray: Adapting and Implementing Evidence-Based Mental Health Treatments in LMIC: Progress and Future Directions

Location: MGH Bulfinch 225 (Trustees Room)

Description: A clinical psychologist at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Dr. Murray has expertise in children, adolescents, and families. Dr. Murray is highly trained in numerous evidence-based treatments, with a particular specialty in researching and treating trauma and grief. Research interests include the treatment of HIV- affected children who have experienced trauma and/or grief, assessment of mental and behavioral health, as well as training on, adapting and testing evidence-based mental health interventions in low-resource environments. Two current projects include working with NGOs and government ministries in Zambia to integrate mental health assessment and treatment into existing HIV-care infrastructures and evaluate their effectiveness, and in Cambodia on the implementation of an evidence-based treatment for trafficked youth.

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