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Episode 275 - Victoria Grinman: Exploring the Possibilities and Opportunities for Post-Traumatic Growth Among Parents of Children with Autism
Interviewer: Kathleen Knaak, PhD, LMSW
Monday, November 18, 2019, 7:57:53 AM
In this episode, our guest Victoria Grinman describes the history, logistics, and aspects of post-traumatic growth, and the difference between post-traumatic growth and resilience. She discusses her research involving post-traumatic growth experiences among parents of young adult children with autism, and emphasizes the importance of training practitioners to identify the signs to post-traumatic growth as well as consider relational aspects in order to treat the family and child more holistically.
Victoria Grinman, LCSW-R/ LICSW, CFTP, is a dual-Licensed Clinical Social Worker in New York and Massachusetts and is the owner of Growing Kind Minds LLC. She served as a lecturer at Boston College School of Social Work and Columbia School of Social Work. She is currently a PhD candidate at Adelphi University. Ms. Grinman’s current research explores the experiences of posttraumatic growth in parents of young adult children with autism. This research was born out of over a decade of administrative and clinical experience in program coordination and clinical work with individuals with difference in life perspectives, and their families.
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Episode 275 - Victoria Grinman: Exploring the Possibilities and Opportunities for Post-Traumatic Growth Among Parents of Children with Autism. (2019, November 18). inSocialWork® Podcast Series. [Audio Podcast] Retrieved from http://www.insocialwork.org/episode.asp?ep=275
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