This activity is approved for 1.50 contact hours.
This course is approved by the Association of Social Work Boards - ASWB NJ CE Course Approval Program Provider #37 Course #866 from 12/20/2016 to 12/20/2018. Social workers will receive the following type and number of credit(s): Clinical Social Work Practice 1.50.
New Jersey social workers not pleased with a grievance resolution provided by Relias Learning, LLC may appeal to the approving entity or their jurisdictional board.
Course Delivery Method and Format: Asynchronous Distance Learning Text-based
Section 1: Introduction A. About This Course B. Learning Objectives Section 2: All About Attachment A. Defining Attachment C. Practice: Meet Sam D. Review E. Historical Perspective of Attachment F. First Pioneers G. Section Summary H. Food for Thought Section 3: Attachment and Brain Development A. Brain Development B. Brain 101 C. Anatomy D. Section Summary Section 4: Trauma and Brain Development A. Summary of PTSD B. Trauma and the Infant Brain C. Capacities Likely Impacted by Trauma D. Dysregulated Fear: Sam E. Long Term Effects of Complex Trauma F. Section Summary G. Practice: What About Sam Now? Section 5: Trauma and Attachment A. Who’s at Risk for Attachment Problems? B. Defining Attachment Disorder C. Differential Diagnosis Quick Guide D. Symptom List E. Diagnosing Sam F. What’s First for Sam? G. Section Summary Section 6: Conclusion A. Summary
Katharine Leslie has a doctorate in developmental psychology, and is a nationally certified family life educator, a trauma and loss specialist, an NC certified parent educator, family mediator, and embodiYoga teacher. She owns and operates a successful consulting business which includes researching and designing programs, seminars and curricula, and conducting on-site and on-line training sessions for parents, and family and child welfare professionals in social services, mental health, education, and juvenile justice. Her seminars, webinars, and curricula are approved for CEUs across the US by multiple boards and organizations/agencies. Her areas of expertise include child development, parenting education, parent-child relationships, communication and conflict resolution. She has particular expertise of the effects of abuse and neglect on the brain and subsequent developmental trajectories. She is a highly sought after national speaker and an expert witness on attachment and trauma, and best interest of child issues. Her model of in-home parent coaching has helped hundreds of stressed out families and her publications expand our understanding of parent-child relationships and introduce novel approaches to activating the social engagement circuitry of traumatized children. Disclosure: Katharine Leslie PhD has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.