Thursday August 20, at 7:00 p.m in The Community Center.
Arietta Slade will give a talk
“Adverse Childhood Experiences, Attachment, and Health Across the Lifespan”
Many of us remember hearing her in previous years and look forward to this very much.
Arietta Slade, Ph.D. is Clinical Professor at the Yale Child Study Center, and Professor Emerita, Clinical Psychology, The City University of New York. An internationally recognized theoretician, clinician, researcher, and teacher, she has published widely on reflective parenting, the clinical implications of attachment theory, and the development of parental mentalization. For the past 13 years she has been co-directing Minding the Baby, an interdisciplinary reflective parenting home visiting program for high-risk mothers, infants, and their families, at the Yale Child Study Center and School of Nursing, one of only 17 certified “evidence-based” home visiting programs in the United States. Dr. Slade is editor, with Jeremy Holmes of the six volume set, Major Work on Attachment (SAGE Publications, 2013), with Elliot Jurist and Sharone Bergner, of Mind to Mind: Infant Research, Neuroscience, and Psychoanalysis (Other Press, 2008), and with Dennie Wolf, of Children at Play (Oxford University Press, 1994). She maintains a private practice working with adults and children in Roxbury, CT.