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Message ID: 8398
Date: 2010-02-16

Author:Sherrill Clark

Subject:RE: Parents' Trauma and Bonding

There's also an article that specifically addresses intergenerational transmission of benvolent parental behavior: Leiberman, Pardron, Van Horn and Harrison, (2005) Angels in the nursery: The intergenrational transmission of benevolent parental influences. INFANT MENTAL HEALTH JOURNAL, Vol. 26(6), 504-520. And, of course, Selma Fraiberg is the source for"ghosts in the nursery" re: intergenerational trauma. Sherrill -----Original Message----- From: bounce-5311443-7059115@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-5311443-7059115@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Sherrill Clark Sent: Tuesday, February 16, 2010 9:38 AM To: 'Child Maltreatment Researchers' Subject: RE: Parents' Trauma and Bonding Christine, The Child Trauma Training Institute of Jewish Family & Childrens Services in San Francisco: http://www.parentsplaceonline.org/san-francisco/child-trauma-training-instit ute supports and teaches trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy to clinicians and others. They work with UCSF/San Francisco General's Child Trauma Research Unit headed by Dr. Alicia Leiberman http://psych.ucsf.edu/research.aspx?id=1554 . They do discuss the effects of unresolved adult trauma on children. Sherrill Clark -----Original Message----- From: bounce-5291662-7059115@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-5291662-7059115@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Christine Deyss Sent: Monday, February 15, 2010 7:00 AM To: Child Maltreatment Researchers Subject: RE: Parents' Trauma and Bonding Primarilly interested in parents' childhood trauma/ACEs in relation to bonding/attachment with their own children. But research on adult trauma, e.g. PTSD in relation to bonding/attachment would also be of interest. Thank you, Christine Deyss Prevent Child Abuse New York >Do you mean unresolved childhood trauma and/or or unresolved ACEs? >Are you referring to transgenerational transmission of unresolved >childhood trauma and/or unresolved insecure attachment? If so, I would >myself be very interested in the state-of-the-art on this. By the way, >some authors use the term intergenerational transmission, but in my >view (I am not a native speaker though) this would imply a two-way >transmission rather than transmission from the 'parent generation' to >the 'child generation' and so on (until the cycle is broken). > >Thank you. >Kind regards, >Jan CM Willems > >Children's Rights and Human Development Maastricht University, The >Netherlands > >-----Original Message----- >From: bounce-5286733-11251060@list.cornell.edu >[mailto:bounce-5286733-11251060@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of >Christine Deyss >Sent: vrijdag 12 februari 2010 23:19 >To: Child Maltreatment Researchers >Subject: Parents' Trauma and Bonding > >Could anyone direct me to research on how trauma in a parent affects >their ability to bond with their own children? > >Thank you, >-- >Christine Deyss >Executive Director >Prevent Child Abuse New York, Inc. >518-445-1273 >www.preventchildabuseny.org

There's also an article that specifically addresses intergenerational transmission of benvolent parental behavior: Leiberman, Pardron, Van Horn and Harrison, (2005) Angels in the nursery: The intergenrational transmission of benevolent parental influences. INFANT MENTAL HEALTH JOURNAL, Vol. 26(6), 504-520. And, of course, Selma Fraiberg is the source for"ghosts in the nursery" re: intergenerational trauma. Sherrill -----Original Message----- From: bounce-5311443-7059115list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-5311443-7059115list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Sherrill Clark Sent: Tuesday, February 16, 2010 9:38 AM To: 'Child Maltreatment Researchers' Subject: RE: Parents' Trauma and Bonding Christine, The Child Trauma Training Institute of Jewish Family & Childrens Services in San Francisco: http://www.parentsplaceonline.org/san-francisco/child-trauma-training-instit ute supports and teaches trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy to clinicians and others. They work with UCSF/San Francisco General's Child Trauma Research Unit headed by Dr. Alicia Leiberman http://psych.ucsf.edu/research.aspx?id=1554 . They do discuss the effects of unresolved adult trauma on children. Sherrill Clark -----Original Message----- From: bounce-5291662-7059115list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-5291662-7059115list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Christine Deyss Sent: Monday, February 15, 2010 7:00 AM To: Child Maltreatment Researchers Subject: RE: Parents' Trauma and Bonding Primarilly interested in parents' childhood trauma/ACEs in relation to bonding/attachment with their own children. But research on adult trauma, e.g. PTSD in relation to bonding/attachment would also be of interest. Thank you, Christine Deyss Prevent Child Abuse New York >Do you mean unresolved childhood trauma and/or or unresolved ACEs? >Are you referring to transgenerational transmission of unresolved >childhood trauma and/or unresolved insecure attachment? If so, I would >myself be very interested in the state-of-the-art on this. By the way, >some authors use the term intergenerational transmission, but in my >view (I am not a native speaker though) this would imply a two-way >transmission rather than transmission from the 'parent generation' to >the 'child generation' and so on (until the cycle is broken). > >Thank you. >Kind regards, >Jan CM Willems > >Children's Rights and Human Development Maastricht University, The >Netherlands > >-----Original Message----- >From: bounce-5286733-11251060list.cornell.edu >[mailto:bounce-5286733-11251060list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of >Christine Deyss >Sent: vrijdag 12 februari 2010 23:19 >To: Child Maltreatment Researchers >Subject: Parents' Trauma and Bonding > >Could anyone direct me to research on how trauma in a parent affects >their ability to bond with their own children? > >Thank you, >-- >Christine Deyss >Executive Director >Prevent Child Abuse New York, Inc. >518-445-1273 >www.preventchildabuseny.org