Online Course » Psychotherapy with Traumatized Foster Children: Interview with Cynthia Monahon, PsyD

Course Description:
Barbara Alexander, LCSW, BCD, president of On Good Authority, interviews Cynthia Monahon, PsyD, a licensed clinical psychologist and founding Director of the Children's Clinic of the Cutchins Program in Northampton, MA, where she also consults in private practice. Dr. Monahon has specialized in the treatment of pediatric psychological trauma and is the author of Children and Trauma: A Guide for Parents and Professionals. Dr. Monahon discusses a case example of her work with traumatized children.
Course Objective:
Participants should be able to
  • Identify ways in which the therapist can help the caretaker develop empathy for and invest in the child.
  • Discuss how therapists can form a strong alliance with the foster parent or pre-adoptive parent.
Author Bio:

Cynthia Monahon, PsyD, is a licensed clinical psychologist and founding Director of the Children's Clinic of the Cutchins Program in Northampton, MA, where she also consults in private practice. Dr. Monahon has specialized in the treatment of pediatric psychological trauma and is the author of Children and Trauma: A Guide for Parents and Professionals.

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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