Hidden Scars, Similar Pains "Mental Injury"

Brad S. Broeder, PhD - Clinical & Forensic Psychologist | Danielle Hughes, BS - CPT Team Coordinator, The Child Protection Center

April 18, 2019

Training Description

The presentation first focuses on history of abuse and the introduction of landmark case law that led to the concern of psychological abuse. Problems and confusion regarding the double-standard will be discussed as applied to chapter 39 definitions of mental injury. Clinical cases are presented to demonstrate examples of the six categories of psychological maltreatment concluding with the correlates to the ACE longitudinal research.