Coffee Breaks with TXICFW: What Professionals Need to Know About “13 reasons why”

Join us for a Coffee Break with Amanda Barczyk, the Associate Director of Research for Dell Children’s Trauma and Injury Research Center as we discuss the popular Netflix show “13 Reasons Why” and how it portrays inaccuracies about teens, suicide, sexual assault, and behavioral health treatment. Monica and Amanda will discuss the missed opportunities on the show for positive adult/child interaction and mental health advocacy and prevention and what professionals should be aware of when working with youth and families.

Join us for a live session on June  27th   from 10-10:30 am on our Facebook page!


About Our Guest:

Dr. Amanda N. Barczyk, Ph.D., MSW, is the Associate Director of Research for Dell Children’s Trauma and Injury Research Center. She is an experienced mixed-methods researcher who focuses on youth suicide, child maltreatment, injury prevention and pediatric trauma. Dr. Barczyk received her Ph.D. in 2011 from the University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work. Dr. Barczyk was a Social Scientist fellow at the U.S. Army Public Health Command from 2010 to 2011, where she examined a variety of behavioral health issues plaguing military personnel. She has continued researching vulnerable populations in her current role and through her service on Travis County Children’s Mental Health Operations Team and Pediatric Trauma – Informed Research Care Collaboration. Dr. Barczyk received an MSW from the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy and Practice and has a BA in honors psychology with a minor in statistics from the University of Michigan.

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