Therapy related resources
Alternatives for Families: A Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Flyers describing the AF-CBT program: "an intervention for families who seek to resolve issues with conflict, anger, or discipline.
Report of the APSAC Task Force on Attachment Therapy, Reactive Attachment Disorder, and Attachment Problems
American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children report (Chaffin, et al. Child Maltreat 2006 11: 76)
Other useful articles
Foster Care Billing - Washington State
Coding Tips -from AAP for Evaluations related to Trauma
PAL for KIDS Psychiatry Care Guide - Excellent resource with diagnosis specific measurement tools and treatment guidelines as well as patient handouts for Depression, Anxiety, ADHD, PTSD, Bipolar disorder, etc
Washington State Initial Health Examination Form- All children in foster care are required to have a safety screening within 72 hours of placement in foster care. This form is a mandatory part of the exam.
POLICY STATEMENTS & HEALTH CARE STANDARDS
PAL Line - phone consultation line for medical providers, offering support on psychiatric medication management and mental health care in the primary care setting.
- phone: 866-599-PALS (7257)
Psychology Today - Find a therapist - you can search by zip code, type of therapy and insurance to find the right therapist for you in your area
Harborview Center for Sexual Assault and Traumatic Stress (HCSATS)
Seattle Harborview Hospital Center that provides evaluations and evidence based therapies for children and adults who have experienced traumatic stress and training for professionals.
Zero to Three
National Non-profit organization that provides parents, professionals and policymakers the knowledge and the know-how to nurture early development. Excellent age based handouts and behavior management tools for young children.
Seattle based agency providing academic and material supports to help level the playing field for children in foster care. Requires case worker or CASA referral.
Washington Medical Legal Partnership
Helps vulnerable populations in Washington State secure their legal rights.
50 State Chartbook on Foster Care- Boston University
Find current statistics on foster care in Washington and other US states
Effective Child Therapy- identifies evidenced based therapies by diagnosis
New Direction in Child Abuse and Neglect- Institute of Medicine 2013
FAS Toolkit - AAP