Adoption Issues: FAS and Finding Biological Families

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Description

In this two-part course from 2019, Dr. Amy Groessl shares her research and insights into two adoption related issues.  In Part One, she discusses how mental health clinicians and professionals working in adoption-related fields can develop a better understanding of how Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders may impact a child and their family.  In part two, she will and guide us through some of the motivations behind and the ramifications of adoptees searching for their biological parents.

THIS IS A TWO-PART COURSE.  If you have already taken Adoption Issues: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome some of this course will be a repeat.

Target audience: Psychologists, mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, social workers, addiction counselors, nurses.

This CE program is designated as beginner.

CE Content Category: Clinical

There is no known conflict of interest or commercial support.

Syllabus

  • Print Version / Test Preview
  • Text Interview with Dr. Amy S. Groessl, Ph.D., LCSW on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
  • Audio Interview with Dr. Amy S. Groessl, Ph.D., LCSW on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
  • Text Interview with Dr. Amy S. Groessl, Ph.D., LCSW on Finding Biological Families
  • Audio Interview with Dr. Amy S. Groessl, Ph.D., LCSW on Finding Biological Families
  • References
  • CE Test
  • Evaluation

Author Bio

Subject Matter Expert:

Dr. Amy Groessl, PhD, currently provides psychotherapy, clinical supervision, and consultation in a private practice in Chicago. She was director of the therapy program at Children's Research Triangle (CRT) for 11 years providing direct services and managing local and federal funding grants, which included a seven-year project with the National Child Traumatic Stress Network. Besides her clinical work, Dr. Groessl trains locally and nationally on topics about individuals who have experienced pre- and post-natal trauma, attachment, neuroscience, and adoption related topics.

DR GROESSL'S EDUCATION

  • PhD, Institute for Clinical Social Work - Chicago, IL
  • Certificate in Genealogical Research, Boston University - Boston, MA
  • MSW, University of Illinois at Chicago - Chicago, IL
  • BSSW, Loyola University Chicago - Chicago, IL

Interviewer:

Barbara Alexander, LCSW, BCD, is a graduate of the Smith College School for Social Work and the Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy Program of the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis. After working for 13 years in child psychiatric settings and 30 years in private practice, she is now founder and president of On Good Authority, and an expert interviewer.

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Page last modified or reviewed by athealth.com on May 1, 2020.

Learning Objectives

Based on the content of this course, I can/am:

  • Articulate the impact of adopting a child with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder on a family, particularly the attachment issue
  • Conceptualize the 'adoption triad'
  • List the three diagnostic criteria for fetal alcohol syndrome
  • Educate others on the major areas of focus for the treatment of individuals with fetal alcohol syndrome
  • Communicate the implications of alcohol intake during pregnancy
  • Assist adoptive parents develop a narrative about the adoption
  • Describe the implications of finding one's biological family on their sense of identity
  • More aware of the motivations and concerns of adoptees when searching for their biological families

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