1112d – Webinar – Sexually Abused Children in Adoption and Foster Care: What You Need to Know
(April 2011) Learn what parents and professional need to know when helping children heal from the trauma of sexual abuse. Presenter Deena McMahon discusses the impact sexual abuse has on adopted and foster children, offers parenting strategies and talks about the possible outcomes for these children.
Deena McMahon, MSW, LICSW, has more than 20 years experience as a therapist working with families and children. She has expertise in child sexual abuse and frequently serves as an expert witness in court proceedings regarding permanency issues. Deena McMahon 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.