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Considerations When Choosing a Therapist Who Works with Children with Reactive Attachment Disorder
Considerations When Choosing a Therapist who Works with Children with Reactive Attachment Disorder
Considerations When Choosing a Therapist who Works with Children With Reactive Attachment Disorder
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Considerations When Choosing a Therapist Who Works with Children with Reactive Attachment Disorder

  • Does the therapist make and use a contract between the therapist(s) and parent(s), between the parent(s) and the child, and between the child and the therapist(s)?
  • Is treatment done with the parent(s) present and joining with the therapist(s) on behalf of the child?
  • Are parents considered a part of teh treatment team?
  • Does the clinician work with the family and community to find supports for respite?
  • How does the therapist maintain coordination and continuity of care among various providers?
  • Is the clinician willing to participate in community meetings that involve the child's welfare (i.e., school, court/probation, child welfare, etc.)
  • Does the therapist's orientation include what has become known as an "Intensive?"
  • If "Intensives" are used, what is the rationale for it?
  • What follow-up work is provided after an "Intensive?"
  • Is the therapist willing to refer for additional assessments (e.g., speech and hearing, sensory integration, medical, and neurological evaluations)?
  • If holding techniques are utilized, who does the holding and what style is used?
  • Is nurturing holding an important part of the treatment?
 
 

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