Heather Taussig, PhD
Professor Adjoint, Pediatrics-Child Abuse and Neglect/Kempe

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Graduate School :
  • PhD, University of California, San Diego (2008)
Undergraduate School:
  • AB, Harvard University (MA) (1992)
Internship:
  • Stanford Hospital and Clinics Program (1998)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado, Psychology (2001)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Child Abuse and Neglect/Kempe

Professional Titles

  • Professor Adjoint, Pediatrics-Child Abuse and Neglect/Kempe
  • Kempe Center - Director, Kempe Fostering Healthy Futures Program

Recognition & Awards

  • Outstanding Young Professional in the Field of Child Abuse and Neglect, International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (2004)

Publications

  • Perzow SE, Petrenko CL, Garrido EF, Combs MD, Culhane SE, Taussig HN. Dissociative symptoms and academic functioning in maltreated children: a preliminary study. J Trauma Dissociation. 2013;14(3):302-11. PubMed PMID: 23627479
  • Taussig HN, Culhane SE, Garrido E, Knudtson MD, Petrenko CL. Does Severity of Physical Neglect Moderate the Impact of an Efficacious Intervention for Maltreated Children in Foster Care?. Child Maltreat. 2012 Oct 16. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23076837
  • Taussig HN, Culhane SE, Garrido E, Knudtson MD, Petrenko CL. Does Severity of Physical Neglect Moderate the Impact of an Efficacious Intervention for Maltreated Children in Foster Care?. Child Maltreat. 2012 Oct 16. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23076837
  • Petrenko CL, Friend A, Garrido EF, Taussig HN, Culhane SE. Does subtype matter? Assessing the effects of maltreatment on functioning in preadolescent youth in out-of-home care. Child Abuse Negl. 2012 Sep;36(9):633-44. PubMed PMID: 22947490
  • Taussig HN, Culhane SE, Garrido E, Knudtson MD. RCT of a mentoring and skills group program: placement and permanency outcomes for foster youth. Pediatrics. 2012 Jul;130(1):e33-9. PubMed PMID: 22689870

Practice Locations

Kempe Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect -Specialty Clinic
13123 E 16th Ave
B390
Aurora, CO 80045
303-864-5300

Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado
Center Affiliations

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Psychology
  • Psychology, License (2000)

General Information

Graduate Schools:
  • PhD, University of California, San Diego (2008)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • AB, Harvard University (MA) (1992)
Internships:
  • Stanford Hospital and Clinics Program (1998)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado, Psychology (2001)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Child Abuse and Neglect/Kempe
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