The Body Keeps the Score: A Video Interview with Author Dr. Bessel van der Kolk
Date and TimeFriday, March 6, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
ADAPT Stage Event Type
Professional Development Topic
Barco Law Building, Rooms 107 and 109
Due to enormous interest in the Mental Wellness Book Club’s discussions of The Body Keeps the Score by Dr. Bessel van der Kolk, the Mental Wellness Task Force is excited to host an additional opportunity for faculty and staﬀ to discover what Dr. van der Kolk has to say about the long-term eﬀects of trauma and the ways we can manage it.
At this (bring your own) brown bag lunch event, a professional broadcast interview will be presented in which Dr. van der Kolk explains what trauma looks and feels like, and describes some successful trauma treatment modalities.
Following the 30-minute video, speakers from Pitt’s Wellness for Life program, UPMC Health Plan, and Life Solutions will explain how to access the treatments that Dr. van der Kolk describes.