Ralph De Palo, PhD, LCSW is currently the Director of Congregate Care for Religious Orders at Archcare Senior Life PACE program. He has over 30 years of clinical experience in both mental health and health care. He is on the scientific advisory boards of Global Stress Initiative and Stand for the Troops. He is an adjunct professor teaching in clinical practice and human behavior areas. His clinical expertise, research and areas of interest are in trauma, PTSD, neuroscience, transdisciplinary care, and palliative care.