This section brings together free in-depth Continuing Education resources for the Professional community concerned with trauma.
National Center for PTSD
New York University Langone Medical Center
Dr. Marylene Cloitre is the Associate Director of Research of the National Center for PTSD Dissemination and Training Division, located at the Palo Alto VA Health Care Services. She is also Research Professor of Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the New York University Langone Medical Center in New York City.
Her research and clinical work for the past 20 years has focused on PTSD and the long-term effects of trauma on social and emotional functioning. She has received funding from federal agencies continuously for the past 15 years on the assessment and treatment of adolescents and adults who have experienced childhood abuse and traumatic loss and has written over 120 books, chapters and articles.
She has served on numerous NIMH and VA research and policy committees, is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America and is past-president of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS). She is a recipient of several honors related to service in New York City following 9-11 and was an advisory committee member for the National September 11 Memorial Museum. She is lead author of the book Treating Survivors of Childhood Abuse: Psychotherapy for the Interrupted Life and co-author of Grief in Childhood: A Guide to Treatment in Clinical Practice.