Keynote Speaker

Benjamin A. Sigel

Benjamin A. Sigel, Ph.D., is a Licensed Psychologist and Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, College of  Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). His areas of expertise include assessment and treatment of children with a history of experiencing trauma and exhibiting problematic sexual behavior. Dr. Sigel is a Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) trainer as well as a trainer for the National Center on the Sexual Behavior of Youth (NCSBY). He is heavily involved in the UAMS AR BEST (Arkansas Building Effective Services for Trauma) program, which has disseminated evidence-based treatment for trauma and trauma-informed care across Arkansas. Dr. Sigel is the former Director of the UAMS Child Study Center Traumatic Stress Clinic.