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EB-CLINET Online Seminar: Psychosocial Development and EB

On 3 November 2021 at 12:00 pm UTC the next EB-CLINET Online Seminar on the topic of ‘Psychosocial Development and EB’ will take place.

It will be held by the clinical psychologists Joanna Willens, MSc and Sam Geuens, MSc working at the University Hospital Leuven, Belgium. They are both specialized in the pediatric population and have a lot of experience in psychological work with children living with EB.

The speakers will give an overview about different psychological developmental steps (newborn to  young adults, covering ages from 0 to around 25 years) and discuss the problems that could occur in these phases due to EB (covering all EB subtypes). They will also give recommendations on how health care professionals can support the patients and their relatives so that these development steps can proceed as undisturbed as possible.

Date: 3 November 2021, 12:00pm UTC (13:00 CET)

Duration: 60-90 minutes



Every participant will receive a link to attend the live online seminar on 2 November 2021. The seminar will be streamed live via youtube, thus you don’t need to download any tool for participation.

Please note: If you want to ask questions to the speaker, please make sure to register a profile on youtube. Questions will be possible using the chat function.

The online seminar will be free of charge. It is tailored to an audience of health care professionals working with EB.

Please forward the information to your colleagues who might be interested to join.

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