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Providing Treatment and Care for Children and Youth with Problems Due to Developmental Trauma

This training with Dan Hughes, Ph.D. is presented by Metrowest Behavioral Health Center at JRI 

October 15, 2018, 9am - 4:30pm

Congregation Beth Elohim, 133 Prospect Street, Acton, MA  01720 

Lunch and snacks are included.  No outside food. 

CEUs will be provided for LMHC, LCSW/LICSW, Psy.D. and Ph.D.

Children and youth who have experienced abuse and neglect are at high risk for significant difficulties in their neurological, affective, cognitive, and behavioral development. The central place of attachment in enabling an individual to resolve conflicts and traumatic experiences, develop affect regulation and reflective functioning, and establish a coherent narrative will be explored in this one day presentation.

Learn more about the Training Outline and Learning Objectives

About the Presenter

Dan Hughes, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist who founded and developed Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP), the treatment of children who have experienced abuse and neglect and demonstrate ongoing problems related to attachment and trauma. This treatment occurs in a family setting and the treatment model has expanded to become a general model of family treatment.   He has conducted seminars, workshops, and spoken at conferences throughout the US, Europe, Canada, and Australia for the past 20 years. He is also engaged in extensive training and supervision in the certification of therapists in his treatment model, along with ongoing consultation to various agencies and professionals.   He is president of DDPI a training Institute which is responsible for the certification of professionals in DDP. Information about DDPI can be found on ddpnetwork.org

Dan is the author of many books and articles. These include Building the Bonds of Attachment, 3rd Ed. (2017), Attachment-Focused Family Therapy Workbook (2011) and, with Jon Baylin, Brain-Based Parenting (2012) and The Neurobiology of Attachment-Focused Therapy (2016). Along with Kim Golding and Julie Hudson, Dan has recently completed Healing relational trauma with attachment-focused interventions:

Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy with children and families (to be published by W.W. Norton, 2018).

Dan has a limited practice in South Portland, Maine, USA.

He can be contacted at: Dhughes202@gmail.com  

His website is www.danielhughes.org

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