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War - Psychological Skills for Surviving (Coping with) Traumatic Events: Priority Assistance to the Military

Developed by Ukraine ITTC

Published on 7/21/2022

ISSUP in collaboration with the University of California San Diego, Department of Psychiatry, International Technology Transfer Center - Ukraine, and ISSUP Ukraine National Chapter welcome you to a joint initiative dedicated to the ongoing war and the horrific events that resulted from Russian's attack on Ukraine.

Ukrainians are currently experiencing extremely traumatic events that will have a direct impact on their mental health for a long time to come. The purpose of these online events is to support professionals in Ukraine, to provide evidence-based available skills of first aid to people of different groups in acute and chronic stress, to teach to recognize conditions that require reference to the specialists.

Webinar 5: War - psychological skills for surviving and coping with traumatic events: Priority assistance to the military

Time: 5PM UK Time | 7PM Ukraine Time


Dewleen G. Baker M.D.

Medical School: Columbia University College of P&S (New York City)

Psychiatry Residency: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati Ohio

Child and Adolescent Fellowship: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio

Dr. Baker’s clinical care and research focus on stress-related injuries and medical co-occurring disorders. Clinically, she delivers Post-traumatic Stress Disorder and mild Traumatic Brain Injury assessment and treatment, in addition to teaching in the PTSD outpatient clinic at the Veterans Affairs San Diego Hospital System (VASDHS).  Her research programs, which began with implementation of PTSD and Gulf war Illness clinical care and research in Cincinnati Ohio continued after her move to San Diego, California. She is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego (UCSD), and Director of Neuroscience Research in the Center of Excellence for Stress and Mental Health, located in San Diego VA.  Overall, her primary areas of research have been treatment (single and multi-site trials), and investigation of factors that initiate and maintain stress-injuries.  She is Primary Investigator of the Marine Resiliency Study (MRS), a large, prospective, longitudinal study of PTSD risk and resilience factors.


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