Julian D. Ford, Ph.D.
Dr. Ford's research, clinical work, and teaching focuses on assessment and psychotherapy of posttraumatic stress disorder, emotion regulation, healthcare utilization, and ethnocultural factors. Dr. Ford developed and conducts research on the TARGET psychosocial intervention model for adult, adolescent, and child traumatic stress disorders. Dr. Ford has prepared expert white papers on trauma and mental health for the National Child Traumatic Stress Network, the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, the National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice, and the Child Health and Development Institute, and provided expert consultation on traumatic stress research and treatment to the World Health Organization, the U. S. Public Health Service Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, and committees of the American Psychological Association and the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (for which he serves on the Board of Directors). Dr. Ford Chairs the Mental Health and Behavioral Sciences Scientific Review Subcommittee for the Department of Veterans Affairs, and one of three Panels of the Institutional Review Board at the University of Connecticut Health Center, and is on the Editorial Board of several leading peer review journals. Dr. Ford has co-edited three recent books, Treating Traumatized Children (October 2008, Routledge, with D. Brom & R. Pat-Horenczyk), the Encyclopedia of Psychological Trauma (November 2008, Wiley, with G. Reyes & J. Elhai), and Treatment of Complex Traumatic Stress Disorders (February 2009, Guilford, with C. Courtois), and authored a comprehensive textbook on PTSD, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Scientific and Professional Dimensions (June 2009, Elsevier/Academic Press).
B.A., University of Michigan (1973)
Ph.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook (1977)
Phone: (860) 679-8778
Fax: (860) 679-4326
Julian D. Ford, MC1410
University of Connecticut Health Center
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-1410