Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101292
About the Course:
For children whose parental bonds have already been disrupted by the effects of drugs, alcohol, and poverty, incarceration represents a major disturbance to child/caregiver attachment, leaving these children vulnerable to the development of future behavioral and psychological adjustment problems. This publication addresses the building of parental skills within justice-involved women with co-occurring disorders.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Attachment and Reunification: Building Parental Skills created by Andrea Karfgin, Ph.D.
Journal/Publisher:The GAINS Center
Publication Date:September, 2002
Course Material Author
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about building parental skills within justice-involved women with co-occurring disorders. It is appropriate for all levels of participants' knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Explain the normal development of attachment bonds between children and their caretakers and factors that can disrupt the process.
- Identify issues to be addressed in parental skill-building programs for women with co-occurring disorders involved with the justice system.
- Describe promising programs that address the issues of parental attachment and reunification for justice-involved women.
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