Theresa Betancourt, PhD

Assistant Professor of Child Health and Human Rights in the Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health


Studies of adversity, resilience, and child mental health (video + power point)

Dr. Betancourt discusses resilience, protective factors and mental illness in children (family systems) impacted by trauma, violence and/or chronic adversity.  Dr. Betancourt also highlights what U.S and international research has revealed and how to make use of assessment data for program design and implementation.