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PCAIN 2021 Conference Webinar Series – June 18th

June 18, 2021 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Topic: The Essentials of Child Psychological Maltreatment

Date:   June 18, 2021

Time:  11:30a-1:00p (EDT)

Speaker:  Marla R. Brassard, PhD, is Professor Emerita in the School Psychology Program at Teachers College, Columbia University

Description:  In this workshop, Dr. Brassard will describe the essential nature and major forms of child psychological maltreatment, risk and protective factors, and the major types of harm associated with this form of maltreatment. She will also present prevention and intervention strategies for responding to child psychological maltreatment.

Speaker Bio: Marla R. Brassard, PhD, is Professor Emerita in the School Psychology Program at Teachers College, Columbia University. For 40 years her research has focused on psychological maltreatment (PM) of children by parents, teachers, and peers. She has co-authored four books, many articles/chapters on PM. She co-convened the first International Conference on Psychological Abuse in 1983; co-authored the American Profession Society on Child Abuse-endorsed definition of PM; co-wrote the APSAC Guidelines for the Psychosocial Evaluation of Suspected Psychological Maltreatment (1995; 2017); co-convened the international Child Psychological Maltreatment Summit in 2019, Now spends much her time doing research and professional training with the Psychological Maltreatment Alliance. Current research is on interventions to improve professional skills in confronting poor parenting and PM in child welfare, health, and early education settings. She is a fellow of the American Psychological Association and Past President of the Council of Directors of School Psychology Programs (CDSPP).

Audience: All Professionals, non-professionals, caregivers, foster parents, parents (Must be age 18 or older)

WARNING:  If you are attending this virtual training at home, please be sure to either use headphones or be alone while attending. Some information may not be suitable for younger children.

A Survey will be emailed to you after the webinar. Once you complete your Survey our office will email you the Training Certificate within 12-24 business hours.

Just a reminder that if you register as a couple or a group, each person will need to complete an PCAIN Survey to qualify for a Training Certificate.




June 18, 2021
11:30 am - 1:00 pm


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