Thu, Feb 20 | Fred Finch -Training Center

Boundaries and Counter-transference with Foster Youth: How May I Be Affected by this Work?

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Boundaries and Counter-transference with Foster Youth: How May I Be Affected by this Work?

Time & Location

Feb 20, 2020, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Fred Finch -Training Center, 3800 Coolidge Ave, Oakland, CA 94602, USA

About the Event

Sonja Lenz-Rashid, PhD, LCSW

Training Description

The training workshop will take a developmental approach, focusing on the various emotional and physical boundaries that inevitably arise with working with youth and children in foster care. This training will also utilize case vignettes and small group sharing to dig deep into the various countertransference experiences we may face when working with youth in foster care - and how countertransference may impact the assessment and interventions we face.

Learning Objectives

  • Knowledge of the various types of boundary and ethical dilemmas that can arise working with foster youth
  • Knowledge of how trauma may impact a foster youth's experiences with boundaries
  • Knowledge of how one's own Counter-transference can impact our assessment and interventions with foster youth
  • Identify 3 techniques to use when boundaries are being tested by youth and children in foster care


9:00 - 9:15 Introductions and Training Objectives

9:15 - 10:15 Section I: Overview of Types of Boundary Dilemmas

10:15 - 11:00 Section II: Case Vignettes and Discussion

11:00 - 11:30 Section III: Counter-transference when working with Foster Youth

11:30 - 12:00 Section IV: CT Case Vignette and Discussion; Course Evaluations

This course meets the qualifications for (3) BBS CEUs for LCSWs and MFTs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences & is provided by Fred Finch Youth Center, CAMFT Provider #045295.

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