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Parris to speak on using trauma-informed care to promote empathy, October 26

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Leandra Parris

The Department of Psychology will present a talk titled, “A Tale of Two Tigers: Using Trauma-Informed Care to Promote Empathy,” with Leandra Parris, Ph.D., from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, October 26, in 208 DeGarmo Hall.

Parris is an associate professor in the Department of Psychology at Illinois State University. This event will be the first in a series of talks, workshops, panels, and round-table discussions that the department will host as a part of its new Extending Empathy Project. The events are open to faculty, students, and staff.

This speaker series is sponsored by the Department of Psychology. To support the Department of Psychology and help enhance its educational mission with advanced teaching methods, guest speakers, and more opportunities for students to learn through research experiences, please consider making a gift to the department through the Illinois State University Foundation.

If you need a special accommodation to participate in this program, call the Department of Psychology at (309) 439-8651. Please allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation.