Guests: Dr. Lisa Conradi, PsyD , Rady’s Children’s Hospital – Chadwick Center;
Dr. Rupali Chadha, Board Certified Psychiatric Physician
Dr. Lisa Conradi, clinical psychologist for over 15 years working with children of domestic violence is passionate about dealing with these victims of abuse. She shares with us how the incidences of more higher acuity, critical medical incidences are being reported through the hospital setting. Chadwick Center of Rady’s Children’s Hospital is a child advocacy center. Dr. Conradi walks us through the intake process of a child of domestic violence, the resources available to stabilize the child, and the customized intervention methods designed to help the child and the family to help mitigate the impact of what they experienced.
Dr. Rupali Chadha, a psychiatric physician and a forensic expert that has worked with abused women and women with mental disorders for over 11 years. She offers her unique perspective on how her patients in the California prison system come from domestic violence backgrounds. She understands that children who grow up and witness domestic violence in their homes impacts their lives and leads them down a path of violence themselves with the ultimate end of incarceration.