Trauma-Informed Practices with Children and Adolescents


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Published USA, 2012
Cathy Malchiodi has written a sourcebook of practical approaches to working with children and adolescents that synthesizes research from leading trauma specialists and translates it into easy-to-implement techniques. The approaches laid out address the sensory and somatic experiences of trauma within structured formats that meet the best practices criteria for trauma-informed care: safety, self-regulation, trauma integration, healthy relationships and healthy environments. Each chapter contains short excerpts, case examples and commentary relevant to the chapter topic from recognized leaders in the field of trauma intervention with children and adolescents. In addition, chapters are filled with easily applied activities, methods and approaches to assessment, self-regulation, trauma integration and resilience-building.

William Steele is the founder of the National Institute for Trauma and Loss in Children in the USA.
Paperback. 249 pages