In the Aftermath of Trauma

July 10, 2018
To some degree, everyone living in Orlando has been affected by the horrific shooting at the Pulse nightclub last weekend. We grieve for the lives lost and for their families, and we offer our love and support to the victims recovering from their injuries. If you have been touched by this event in any way, you may […]
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Visit from Representative Carlos Guillermo Smith

April 18, 2018
Representative Carlos Guillermo Smith, a strong supporter of UCF RESTORES and a primary force behind state funding, recently visited our PTSD treatment clinic. We discussed our ability to treat Pulse Survivors and the LGBTQ+ community, at no cost, due to his continued support and advocacy.
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Mega Health Jam

April 13, 2018
The UCF RESTORES team provided outreach and resources for some of healthcare’s most pervasive problems at Mega Health Jam. As mentors and subject matter experts, we worked with gaming experts to develop games that will improve behavioral health care for trauma and anxiety disorders. Developing these “serious games” could also allow effective treatments to reach […]

Founders’ Day Honors Convocation

April 4, 2018
Dr. Clint Bowers received a Pegasus Professor Award at the Founders’ Day Honors Convocation, which celebrates outstanding academic achievements of the University of Central Florida’s faculty members and students. As we recognize these achievements, we remember the efforts of those women and men who made this university a reality, and we prepare for the accomplishments […]
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Marchioli Collective Impact Innovation Award

April 2, 2018
UCF RESTORES received the Marchioli Collective Impact Innovation Award for Spring 2018. Dr. Deborah Beidel was recognized for developing and implementing an innovative program, initiative or project that is helping the University of Central Florida achieve the priority metrics from the Collective Impact Strategic Plan. This award was created to recognize and celebrate individual or […]
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Clinician Awareness Program

March 20, 2018
The UCF RESTORES team attended the Clinician Awareness Program hosted by the Florida Firefighters Safety and Health Collaborative. Hearing personal stories from these courageous individuals always provides a sense of purpose and motivation when it comes to helping support the mental wellness of our first responders.
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PTSD Awareness Seminar 3/23/2017

March 23, 2017
UCF RESTORES and NAMI of Greater Orlando present PTSD Awareness Seminar on March 23, 2017 from 6-8pm. This seminar will be held in Classroom Building II Room 206 on UCF’s Main Campus. UCF RESTORES is a clinical research center dedicated to the study of all facets of anxiety, trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) including […]
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Clermont Police Department Virtual Scenario Training

March 22, 2017
Hosted by the Wounded Officers Initiative and the Clermont Police Department,  UCF RESTORES personnel participated in Use of Force Training using the Clermont Police Department virtual scenario simulator.  This training allowed us to better understand the dangerous situations that police officers face every day and how difficult it is to make life or death decisions […]
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