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Treating Complex Trauma in Adolescents and Young Adults

Treating Complex Trauma in Adolescents and Young Adults

November 2011 | 272 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Treating Complex Trauma in Adolescents is the first practical and research-based manual to guide students and practitioners on working specifically with traumatized adolescents. Best-selling author, John Briere fills a gap in what's currently available in working with multi-traumatized adolescents.

The book will cover the following areas: problems and symptoms, assessment, treatment overview, relationship building, psychoeducation, training and regulation, interventions with adolescents and their families, and group therapy.

1. Introduction
Section I: Complex Trauma Outcomes and Assessment
2. Complex Trauma in Adolescence and Young Adulthood
3. Assessment
4. Completing and Using the Assessment-Treatment Flowchart for Adolescents (ATF-A)
Section II: Overview of Treatment
5. Central Aspects of ITCT-A
6. From Assessment to Intervention: The Problems-to-Components Grid (PCG)
7. Sequence and Session-Level Structure of ITCT-A
Section III: Treatment Components
8. Relationship Building and Support
9. Safety Interventions
10. Psychoeducation
11. Distress Reduction and Affect Regulation Training
12. Cognitive Processing
13. Trigger Identification and Intervention
14. Titrated Exposure
15. Relational Processing
16. Interventions for Identity Issues
17. Family Therapy
18. Interventions With Caretakers
19. Group Sessions
20. Three Case Examples
21. Treatment Outcome Results
22. Summary
Section IV: Appendices
Appendix I: Intitial Trauma Review- Adolescent Version (ITR-A)
Appendix II: ATF-A Assessment Locator
Appendix III: Assessment- Treatment Flowchart: Adolescent Version (ATF-A)
Appendix IV: Problems-to-Components Grid (PCG)
Appendix V: Written Homework About My Trauma
Appendix VI: What Triggers Me? (The Trigger Grid)
Appendix VII: Outlines for Two ITCT-A Therapy Groups

Fantastic book, provides a good integrative approach and overview to working with young people with complex needs. Very useful for all delegates even those without a counselling background due to the clear, concise theory and strategies.

Miss Joanna Sharpen
Children and young people's project, AVA (against violence and abuse)
December 16, 2014

Specifics in arena of challenging age group

Dr Anne Swanson-Leadbetter
Counseling Psychology, Argosy University-Orange Co
March 15, 2014

For level 5 students working with young people

Ms Jodie Low
Applied Social and Community Studies, Derby University
March 13, 2013

A well written text with the integrated approach in handling traumatic event for specific groups. Individual who are keen in specializing in crisis counseling should read this book. A recommended reading material for post graduates.

Mr Zaliridzal Zakaria
Faculty of Leadership and Management, Islamic Science University of Malaysia
January 5, 2013

very challenging book for undergrad paediatric course and for some on post grad trauma course. very concise and easy to follow. A little too complex for junior students

Mr Peter Cummins
School of PRE-Registration Nursing, Bucks New University
January 2, 2013

Excellent book: at Masters level useful as a supplemental book for students interested in specific approaches.

Dr Emily Taylor
Department of Clinical Psychology, Edinburgh University
March 16, 2012

It is an excellent book, and I plan to adopt it for the Fall 2012 course. SWK 450.

Dr Dale Shank
Health & Human Services - Social Work, Eastern New Mexico University
February 9, 2012

An excellent text, perhaps only relevant to some students, hence the supplemental status

Mrs Sarah Grant-jones
Counselor Education , Colchester Institute
November 28, 2011

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