Landau, MD, DPM, CFLE child,
family and community psychiatrist, formerly Professor of Psychiatry
and Family Medicine, at the University of Rochester Medical Center,
is currently President of Linking Human Systems, LLC, and LINC Foundation,
Inc., in Boulder, Colorado. She serves as Senior Advisor to New
York Universitys International Trauma Studies Program, based
at the NYU Center for Catastrophe Preparedness and Response, New
York, New York. Over the past thirty years, she has developed and
tested methods that identify the natural healing elements of families
and communities. These methods recognize and mobilize natural change
agents, link therapists, or community links to build upon the inherent
resilience of the human spirit to improve their current situations.
Her methods include a model for enhancing individual, family and
community resilience. She has designed and taught courses in the
prevention and treatment of substance abuse, trauma, cultural transition,
AIDS/HIV infection and other chronic or life-threatening illnesses.
She has developed and directed family-oriented child, adolescent
and adult programs and services, consulting to a number of others
in various countries. She has served as Principal Investigator on
local, state and federal research and service grants in treatment
and prevention at individual, community and family levels. This
work is described in numerous papers, chapters, and Landau-Stanton
& Clements, AIDS, Health and Mental Health.