**OKLAHOMA STORMS RELATED INFORMATION**
While the physical cleanup effort now taking place in Moore will require time to accomplish, mental and emotional rebuilding will have to happen as well. OU Medicine will host a live webcast on Friday, May 24, at 10 a.m. CST titled, “Families Dealing with Kids and Trauma.” The webcast will feature Stephen R. Gillaspy, Ph.D, a pediatric psychologist at the Children’s Hospital. Gillaspy will discuss how children cope with trauma and will answer questions on how families can help them heal emotionally after traumatic events. Anyone wanting to submit questions to be answered during the webcast can do so at www.oumedicine.com/chat.
OU Medicine is the collaboration among OU Medical Center, The Children's Hospital, OU Medical Center Edmond, OU Physicians, OU Children’s Physicians and the OU Health Sciences Center, which is composed of seven colleges, including the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. Being one of the most comprehensive hospital groups in Oklahoma, this collaborative approach pushes health care forward through cutting-edge research and practice. With the OU Medicine name comes an era of unified visions and goals.
Being in a tornado – even just watching it on TV – can be very frightening, especially for children. Get tips to help you children deal with any stress, fear or anxiety they are feeling and get your questions answered by a child psychologist with OU Medicing – this Friday at 10 a.m. in our live OU Medicine Chat.