Title: Schacht, Megan
Creator: Schacht, Megan
Source: Schacht, Megan

Description: Megan Schacht, PhD is currently the Manager of Family and Clincial Services at St. Louis County Family Court. She received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Illinois College in Jacksonville, Illinois, and her doctoral degree with an emphasis in child clinical psychology at the University of Missouri – St. Louis.Dr. Schacht completed a pre-doctoral internship at the Aurora Mental Health Center in Aurora, Colorado, where she provided psychological services with the Adolescent Intensive Outpatient team and a post-doctoral fellowship with Children's Advocacy Services of Greater St. Louis where she received specialized training in the use of evidence-based practices for traumatized children. She is currently certified as a TF-CBT therapist. As the Manager of Family & Clinical Services, Dr. Schacht provides oversight family therapy and psychological testing provided to the family court and court-involved youth, including the youth in detention. She has training in many evidence-based practices and has special professional interestes in the areas of complex trauma, psychological assessment of children and adolescents with trauma histories, clinical supervisior, and the implementation and sustainability of evidence-based practices.

Classification: Service systems -- Juvenile and family court
Service systems -- Child welfare
Child traumatic stress -- Trauma: Complex trauma
Child traumatic stress -- Trauma: Child abuse and neglect
Interventions -- Trauma-focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
Populations -- Children
Populations -- Youth in the juvenile justice system
Populations -- Youth in the child welfare system
Child traumatic stress -- Trauma: Sexual abuse
Interventions -- Acute crisis intervention
Interventions -- Group therapy
Management topic: Fundraising
Management topic: Family and consumer engagement
Interventions -- Child-parent Psychotherapy (CPP)
Interventions -- Structured Psychotherapy for Adolescents Responding to Chronic Stress (SPARCS)
Management topic: Workforce issues
Interventions -- Integrative Treatment of Complex Trauma
Date Issued: 2014-07-31
Language: English
Audience: Mental health professionals
Resource Type: NCTSN individual affiliate
Format: AV


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