Online Course » Understanding and Treating Attachment Disorders

Course Description:
Attachment and caregiving systems are at the heart of that crucial first relationship. This program discusses the diagnosis and treatment of attachment disorders.
Course Objective:
Upon completing this program, participants should be able to:
  • Discuss the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of attachment;
  • Explain the attachment risk to children out-of-home placements; and
  • Develop treatment techniques that improve parent-child relationships.
Author Bio:
The Source published by the National Abandoned Infants Assistance Resource Center Patricia Van Horn, PhD, Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, University of California at San Francisco, and Research Coordinator, Child Trauma Research Project, San Francisco, CA Beth Troutman, PhD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, and Michelle Cardi, MA, Research Assistant, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics; Susan Ryan, MA, Doctoral Candidate, School Psychology Program, University of Iowa Charlotte Bursi, Coordinator, Project Care Kelley Evans, Yuri Iwaoka, Deirdre Graziano, M.Ed., The Women’s Treatment Center, Chicago, IL.
Credits:
2.00
Hours:
2.00
Certificates:
American Psychological Association - view details
Association of Social Work Boards - view details
California Board of Registered Nursing - view details
National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) - view details
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) - view details
Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists - view details

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