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Category: Current Foster Parent Training “Developmental Consequences of Child Maltreatment”

“Developmental Consequences of Child Maltreatment”

April 14, 2015

This one day course will cover normal and abnormal child development, including:

  • Research findings on the developmental consequences of physical abuse, sexual abuse and emotional neglect;
  • Theoretical models for understanding consequences of maltreatment;
  • Intervention strategies and their effectiveness;
  • The relationship between developmental consequences of maltreatment and treatment planning.

Participants, especially foster parents, will gain the following skills:

  • The ability to conceptualize how a child’s history contributes to current functioning;
  • The ability to identify how behavior is shaped by the interplay of developmental tasks and experience;
  • The ability to devise care-giving experiences that provides a corrective developmental experience for the child.

WHEN:  Tuesday, April 14, 2015   START: 8:30a.m. END:  4:30p.m.   

 (6.5 Training hours)


LOCATION: Southeast Regional Training Center- Room 3, phone- 303-871.2434

ADDRESS:   172 Justice Center Road, Canon City, Co. 81212

DESCRIPTION:  Fremont County DHS, enter building through South entrance


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