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Message ID: 9947
Date: 2015-12-01

Author:Many, Michele

Subject:RE: Evaluation of younger CSA survivors

Thanks to you all for your quick response. I am looking at developing some training here for our interns around working with these younger survivors as very few clinicians are willing to take them on. We have a fellowship in Infant Mental Health and we often get these cases referred from our CAC when there is "no finding" but they are concerned about the child. I'll be in touch in the coming days to learn more about the programs and colleagues you have cited. I am familiar with Dr. Hewitt and have been fortunate to attend trainings by Dr. Colbourn-Faller and by Dr. Geffner, as well as with Linda Cordisco-Steele, so I am glad to see I am on the right track. Thanks again for your helpful responses. Michele M. Many, MSW, LCSW, BACS Assistant Professor Department of Psychiatry LSU Health Sciences Center - New Orleans 1542 Tulane Ave., 2nd floor New Orleans, LA 70112 (504) 495-2784 (504) 568-6006 - fax mmany@lsuhsc.edu ________________________________ From: bounce-119947844-25525938@list.cornell.edu [bounce-119947844-25525938@list.cornell.edu] on behalf of Kathleen Faller [kcfaller@umich.edu] Sent: Tuesday, December 01, 2015 4:12 PM To: Child Maltreatment Researchers Subject: Re: Evaluation of younger CSA survivors The National Children's Advocacy Center in Huntsville, AL, does forensic interviews and extended assessments of very young children. Other CACs will interview 4 and 5 year olds. Sandra Hewitt, Ph.D., has written about and conducted assessments of children 18 months and older, but she has retired. Her book, published by Sage in 1999, is entitled Assessing Allegations of Sexual Abuse in Preschool Children: Understanding Small Voices. Children's Hospital at Harvard used to conduct extended assessments with very young children, but the program was closed for financial reasons. The person to contact is Amy Tishelman, Ph.D., email Amy.Tishelman@childrens.harvard.edu . On Tue, Dec 1, 2015 at 4:34 PM, Many, Michele > wrote: Are there any programs besides Dr. Colbourn-Faller's that does clinical evaluation of children aged 5 and younger who were alleged to have been sexually abused, but who have been judged by forensic interviewers as unable to be interviewed due to their age and/or ability to talk about their experiences, or who have made inconsistent outcries and thus are not likely to have their cases investigated further? Michele M. Many, MSW, LCSW, BACS Assistant Professor Department of Psychiatry LSU Health Sciences Center - New Orleans 1542 Tulane Ave., 2nd floor New Orleans, LA 70112 (504) 495-2784 (504) 568-6006 - fax mmany@lsuhsc.edu -- Kathleen Coulborn Faller, Ph.D., A.C.S.W. Marion Elizabeth Blue Professor Emerita of Children and Families School of Social Work University of Michigan kcfaller@umich.edu The information contained in this message may be privileged and confidential and is intended only for the use of the named recipients. This communication is protected by federal law, both the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and 18 United States Code Section 2511. If the reader of this message is not the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that you have received this in error and that any review, dissemination, distribution, or copying of this message is strictly prohibited. If you have received this communication in error, please notify me immediately by phone (collect, if long distance) and destroy the message as you would confidential information.

Thanks to you all for your quick response. I am looking at developing some training here for our interns around working with these younger survivors as very few clinicians are willing to take them on. We have a fellowship in Infant Mental Health and we often get these cases referred from our CAC when there is "no finding" but they are concerned about the child. I'll be in touch in the coming days to learn more about the programs and colleagues you have cited. I am familiar with Dr. Hewitt and have been fortunate to attend trainings by Dr. Colbourn-Faller and by Dr. Geffner, as well as with Linda Cordisco-Steele, so I am glad to see I am on the right track. Thanks again for your helpful responses. Michele M. Many, MSW, LCSW, BACS Assistant Professor Department of Psychiatry LSU Health Sciences Center - New Orleans 1542 Tulane Ave., 2nd floor New Orleans, LA 70112 (504) 495-2784 (504) 568-6006 - fax mmanylsuhsc.edu ________________________________ From: bounce-119947844-25525938list.cornell.edu [bounce-119947844-25525938list.cornell.edu] on behalf of Kathleen Faller [kcfallerumich.edu] Sent: Tuesday, December 01, 2015 4:12 PM To: Child Maltreatment Researchers Subject: Re: Evaluation of younger CSA survivors The National Children's Advocacy Center in Huntsville, AL, does forensic interviews and extended assessments of very young children. Other CACs will interview 4 and 5 year olds. Sandra Hewitt, Ph.D., has written about and conducted assessments of children 18 months and older, but she has retired. Her book, published by Sage in 1999, is entitled Assessing Allegations of Sexual Abuse in Preschool Children: Understanding Small Voices. Children's Hospital at Harvard used to conduct extended assessments with very young children, but the program was closed for financial reasons. The person to contact is Amy Tishelman, Ph.D., email Amy.Tishelmanchildrens.harvard.edu . On Tue, Dec 1, 2015 at 4:34 PM, Many, Michele > wrote: Are there any programs besides Dr. Colbourn-Faller's that does clinical evaluation of children aged 5 and younger who were alleged to have been sexually abused, but who have been judged by forensic interviewers as unable to be interviewed due to their age and/or ability to talk about their experiences, or who have made inconsistent outcries and thus are not likely to have their cases investigated further? Michele M. Many, MSW, LCSW, BACS Assistant Professor Department of Psychiatry LSU Health Sciences Center - New Orleans 1542 Tulane Ave., 2nd floor New Orleans, LA 70112 (504) 495-2784 (504) 568-6006 - fax mmanylsuhsc.edu -- Kathleen Coulborn Faller, Ph.D., A.C.S.W. Marion Elizabeth Blue Professor Emerita of Children and Families School of Social Work University of Michigan kcfallerumich.edu The information contained in this message may be privileged and confidential and is intended only for the use of the named recipients. This communication is protected by federal law, both the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and 18 United States Code Section 2511. If the reader of this message is not the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that you have received this in error and that any review, dissemination, distribution, or copying of this message is strictly prohibited. If you have received this communication in error, please notify me immediately by phone (collect, if long distance) and destroy the message as you would confidential information.