SESSION ONE ONLY: Reactive Attachment Disorder: How to Survive & Thrive Beyond the Diagnosis (St. Paul, MN)
Apr 9th, 2012
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Individual Adult: $30.00 per person
Adult Couple: $55.00 per parenting couple
Krista Nelson, LICSW, LMFT and Deena McMahon, MSW, LICSW
Wilder Foundation, 451 Lexington Parkway North, St. Paul, MN 55104
A training for parents, caregivers and professionals who serve adoptive, foster and kinship families
Join Krista Nelson and Deena McMahon during this five-session LABS Series (Learning Alternative Behavioral Strategies). This training is specifically designed to address support and education needs of those parenting child(ren) with significant attachment impairment and/or trauma issues with an emphasis on good self-care and humor!
Session One: From Hell to Not As Bad (…some days!)
Session Two: Rethinking RAD: A Developmental Perspective
Session Three: The Mosaic: Attachment Plus FASD, Trauma and More
Session Four: The Behavior: Understanding. Response and Effective Discipline: How Do We Do this on a Daily Basis?
Session Five: Pulling It All Together and Moving Forward
Krista Nelson, LICSW, LMFT has been the Project Coordinator for the Wilder Foundation Center for Children with Reactive Attachment Disorder in St. Paul since 2001. Nelson is a licensed family therapist and clinical social worker with 23-years of experience working with children and families going through difficult life transitions.
Deena McMahon, MSW, LICSW has more than 20 years experience as a therapist working with families and children. She speaks throughout Minnesota and nationally on the dynamics of attachment, brain development and early trauma and how to effectively serve children and families involved in the child welfare system. She also has expertise in child sexual abuse and frequently serves as an expert witness in court proceedings regarding permanency issues.
6:00 PM to 6:30 PM
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
451 Lexington Parkway North
St. Paul, MN 55104
Fee (Registering for all 5 sessions)**
Early Registration-Register for all 5 sessions by April 6 and pay only $125/person ($25/session)
Fee (Registering per session)**
Each session: $30 per person; $55 per parenting couple
CEUs available for additional $30 per person
Certificates of Attendance will be given at end of training
Register online at www.mnadopt.org.
For more infor-mation visit www.mnadopt.org/training
**Limited partial scholarships available to those who have adopted Minnesota Waiting Children. Call Janet Hammer for more details 612.746.5125
Online Registration is No Longer Available. Please call us at (612) 798-4033 or (877) 966-2727.