Japanese Mental Health Professionals Receive DPO Training

DPO board members Grant Brenner, M.D., and Sander Koyfman, M.D., held a day-long training for visiting Japanese psychiatrists and other mental health providers in New York City in December. Language and cultural barriers were easily overcome by the dedication and commitment of both the trainers and the jet-lagged delegation. The training was part of an eight day professional development trip to New York and Boston by the Japanese delegation. In the words of trip organizer Shuei Kozu of Children’s Hospital Boston  “there is no word whether it is in English or in Japanese to accurately express the warm and generous feelings they felt in their hearts from all of you” during their stay…

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