Robert P. Franks

Robert P. Franks, Ph.D. directs the Connecticut Center for Effective Practice (CCEP), a division of the Child Health & Development Institute (CHDI) in Farmington, Connecticut and is an assistant clinical professor at the Yale University School of Medicine and the University of Connecticut Health Center, Department of Psychiatry. He is former director of the National Resource Center for Child Traumatic Stress (NRC) at Duke University Medical Center, serving the nationwide federally funded National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN). His research and academic interests include child mental health policy, child trauma, the impact of media on children, journalism and child mental health, and public awareness and education.

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