April 28, 2020
Health care for kids in foster care goes well beyond COVID-19. Dr. Heather Forkey will share the best information from pediatric experts about coronavirus safety and treatment, and discuss how to work with your pediatric provider to keep kids healthy now and well beyond the pandemic. Heather C. Forkey, MD, is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and the University of Massachusetts Medical School, and Division Director for the Child Protection Program and Foster Children Evaluation Service (FaCES) of the UMass Memorial Children’s Medical Center. In addition to her clinical work, she translates promising practices to address physical and mental health needs of children who have been traumatized.