Sexual Abuse and Foster Care

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Description

Barbara Alexander, LCSW, BCD, president of On Good Authority, interviews Toni Vaughn Heineman, DMH, the founder and Executive Director of A Home Within, the only national organization focused exclusively on the emotional well-being of foster youth. Through this organization therapists treat foster children pro bono for as long as needed. Dr. Heineman discusses this program and psychotherapy with sexually abused children.

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

This CE course is designated as intermediate.

You can access the audio to this interview via your computer's MP3 player and/or read the text of the interview.

Syllabus

  • Print Version / Test Preview
  • Part 1: Sexual Abuse and Foster Care
  • Part 2: Audio Version of Interview
  • CE Test
  • Evaluation

Author Bio

Subject Matter Expert:

Toni Vaughn Heineman, DMH, is the founder and Executive Director of A Home Within, the only national organization focused exclusively on the emotional well-being of foster youth. She is Clinical Professor in Psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco, and has been in private practice in San Francisco, working with adults, children, and families for over 30 years. Dr. Heineman consults with individuals and organizations. She is the author of several articles on psychotherapy with children and has made numerous presentations to lay and professional audiences about the mental health issues facing children and parents. She authored An Abused Child: Psychodynamic Understanding and Treatment and co-edited Building a Home Within: Meeting the Emotional Needs of Children and Youth in Foster Care. She has been awarded a Leadership Fellowship with Zero to Three, a Draper Richards Social Entrepreneur Fellowship, and a Social Entrepreneur Award from the Manhattan Institute.

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. President of the Illinois Society for Clinical Social Work for two terms, she co-chaired the 20th Anniversary Clinical Conference of the Clinical Social Work Federation, and chaired the Search Committee for President/Dean of the Institute for Clinical Social Work. 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 21, 2019.

Learning Objectives

Upon completing this program, participants should be able to

  • Describe the model used by A Home Within to treat foster children.
  • Discuss the process of developing a trauma narrative with sexually traumatized children.

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