Online Course » Rebuilding Attachments and Encouraging Resilience

Course Description:
Richard Kagan, PhD, offers tools that practitioners can use to help parents or other family members and children rebuild fragile or disrupted attachments, change patterns of destructive behavior, and implement safety plans to prevent further neglect, abuse, and trauma.
Course Objective:
Upon completing this program, participants should be able to:
  • Discuss factors to be considered in an attachment trauma-informed assessment; and
  • Describe steps to take to help children identify strengths and heroes and build self-esteem and resilience.
Author Bio:
Barbara Alexander, LCSW, BCD, president of On Good Authority, interviews Dr. Richard Kagan, the Director of Psychological Services at the Parsons Child and Family Center in Albany, New York. Dr. Kagan has served as Clinical Director/Principal Investigator for the Parsons Trauma Center, a community services site for the National Child Traumatic Stress Network. He is the author and co-author of six books about child and family services, with the books most relevant to this interview being Rebuilding Attachments with Traumatized Children; Healing from Losses, Violence, Abuse, and Neglect; and Real Life Heroes; a Life Storybook for Children, plus its accompanying manual, The Real Life Heroes Practitioner’s Manual.

Credits:
1.00
Hours:
1.00
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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