Interventions for Children in Foster Care, Adopted Children & Other Children Who Have Experienced Abuse & Neglect

Philip Fisher

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October 2013

Phil Fisher, PhD (Professor of Psychology, University of Oregon) sets forth the science behind innovative intervention programs for children who have experienced abuse and neglect. He summarizes who is at risk and why, describes an evidence-based intervention model and its positive effects, and calls for collective effort to move the field forward.

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