MOUNT LAUREL, NJ – Dr. Nicole Christian-Brathwaite, Senior Vice President and Medical Director of Scheduled Care and AtHome Services for Array Behavioral Care, has been invited to present Grand Rounds at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, on Thursday, May 13, 2021.
Dr. Christian-Brathwaite is a double board-certified adult and child and adolescent psychiatrist with special expertise in perinatal and post-partum mental health, trauma-informed care, telepsychiatry, school psychiatry, implicit bias and racism in mental health. She has extensive clinical experience treating children, adolescents, adults and families, especially those from diverse backgrounds and is committed to breaking down barriers to care, especially among underserved populations and communities of color.
In her presentation titled "The Impact of Racial Trauma on the Developing Brain," Dr. Christian-Brathwaite will discuss the psychological impact of adverse childhood experiences including trauma, depression, anxiety and abuse on underserved communities. Additionally, Dr. Christian-Brathwaite will dive in to help residents understand the intersection of trauma and racism and the long-lasting effects of this on families of color. Following this discussion, residents will be able to identify the impact that racism and microagressions have on the mental health of African Americans and Latino adolescents.
Dr. Christian-Brathwaite's Grand Rounds will be presented via videoconference and will be recorded for future education.
Array Behavioral Care (formerly InSight + Regroup) is the leading and largest telepsychiatry service provider in the country with a mission to transform access to quality, timely behavioral health care. Array offers telepsychiatry solutions and services across the continuum of care from hospital to home with its OnDemand Care, Scheduled Care and AtHome Care divisions. For more than 20 years, Array has partnered with hundreds of hospitals and health systems, community healthcare organizations and payers of all sizes to expand access to care and improve outcomes for underserved individuals, facilities and communities. As an industry pioneer and established thought leader, Array has helped shape the field, define the standard of care and advocate for improved telepsychiatry-friendly regulations. To learn more, visit www.arraybc.com.
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