1121d – Webinar – PART I-Helping Children with Sexualized Behaviors
(July 2012) This training will review the common myths and facts about children who are exhibiting sexualized behaviors. Participants will learn about the characteristics of healthy and unhealthy sexual behavior in children. The presenter also explores the influence of early traumas, such as domestic violence, sexual and physical abuse and how it manifests with children who display sexualized behaviors. Parents and professionals will learn specific strategies and interventions for working with and helping these children.
Jane Seymour, MSW LGSW previously served as Clinical Specialist with the MN ADOPT HELP Program at Minnesota Adoption Resource Network. Prior to her work with MARN, she provided individual and group therapy to children who had experienced intra-familial sexual abuse. Jane also provided in-home therapy, education, and skill building to adoptive and kinship families. Jane has previously worked with families involved in Child Welfare, and with youth in residential and day treatment settings.