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Treating Trauma in Children and Adolescents
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Treating Trauma in Children and Adolescents

  • Judith Cohen - Allegheny University Hospitals/Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, Allegheny University of the Health Sciences, USA, MCP/Drexel University


June 2000 | 12 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Informative and practical, this audio tape helps practitioners work more effectively with children who have suffered from some form of severe trauma. In an emphatic and engaging manner, Dr Cohen offers professionals a resource for working with different forms of trauma.
 
PART ONE: INTRODUCTION
 
PTSD Symptoms
Re-Experiencing, Avoidance and Hyperarousal

 
 
Cognitive Distortions
 
Self-Blame
 
Survivor Guilt
 
Perception of 'No Longer Safe'
 
PART TWO: CHILD INTERVENTIONS
 
Direct Discussion of the Traumatic Experience(s) or Exposure Techniques
 
Cognitive Reframing of Attributional Errors
 
Stress Management and Safety Skills
 
PART THREE: PARENT INTERVENTIONS
 
Direct Discussion of the Trauma
 
Enhancing Parental Support of the Child
 
Stress Management and Safety Skills
 
PART FOUR: OTHER TREATMENT MODALITIES
 
PART FIVE: CONCLUSION

"Dr. Judith Cohen, a highly respected expert in the field, presents an excellent overview of the treatment of trauma in adolescents and children. She not only draws from a wealth of clinical experience, but the treatment approach she describes is supported by solid empirical research. Dr. Cohen should be applauded for helping to make this important information readily accessible. I highly recommend this well organized and interesting audiotape presentation to all professionals working with youngsters who have suffered traumatic experiences." 

Esther Deblinger, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - School of Osteopathic Medicine

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ISBN: 9780761921028
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