Treating Traumatic Stress in Children and Adolescents

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How to foster resilience through attachment, self-regulation and competency
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Published USA, 2010
Grounded in theory and researech on complex childhood trauma, this book provides an accessible, flexible and comprehensive framework for intervention with children and adolescents and their caregivers. It is packed with practical clinical tools that are applicable in a range of settings, from outpatient treatment centres to residential programs. The authors show how to plan and organize individualized interventions that promote resilience, strengthen child-caregiver relationships, and restore developmental competencies derailed by chronic, multiple stressors. More than 45 reproducible handouts, worksheets and forms are featured: the large-size format and lay-flat binding facilitate photocopying.

CHAPTER HIGHLIGHTS
Caregiver Management of Affect
Attunement
Consistent Caregiver Response
Building Routines and Rituals
Affect Identification
Modulation
Affect Expression
Strengthening Executive Functions
Trauma Experience Integration

Margaret Blaustein is Director of Training and Education at The Trauma Centre in Massachusetts, USA. With Kristine Kinniburgh, she is the co-developer of the Attachment, Self-Regulation and Competency treatment framework.
Large-format paperback. 372 pages
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