Public Comment on Civil Committment in Maryland

Comments on Civil Commitment Changes being considered in Maryland. By Dr. Kathryn Seifert, CEO of ESPS, Salisbury, MD Civil commitment due to dangerousness has three concepts that must be fully defined and understood before making decisions about what should be included in any related regulatory or legislative changes.  These concepts are dangerousness, civil commitment, the… Continue reading Public Comment on Civil Committment in Maryland

Description and Purpose of Levels and Domains of CARE

  The social determinants of health are now well recognized by practitioners and scientists.  Additionally, the relationship between childhood trauma and negative behavioral and physical health outcomes in adults was established by the ACE’s research ( (Felitti, 1998)) on 17,000 American adults.  It was a retrospective study comparing childhood trauma and adult health outcomes.  In… Continue reading Description and Purpose of Levels and Domains of CARE

School Shooting today in Winston Salem, NC

Sadly 1 student has been killed in a school shooting in Winston-Salem, NC. Thankfully, all staff and other students are safe. Now that schools are back in session across the country, I encourage all schools to consider establishing Threat Assessment Teams and Risk Reduction Planning.  Threat Assessment Teams include personnel from education, social work, psychology,… Continue reading School Shooting today in Winston Salem, NC

Welcome

I am Dr. kathy Seifert. You can find my work on my Psychology Today Blog: Stop the Cycle, my website, Discovery ID, my books and articles, Facebook, Twitter, and Linkedin. Being young can be difficult, fun, exciting, and sad sometimes. My passion is supporting youth to build healthy lives on the road to become healthy,… Continue reading Welcome

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