Too Scared to Cry: Psychic Trauma in Childhood

About the Course:

This book examines the various ways in which trauma affects children’s psychological and emotional development. Terr uses case studies to enliven summaries of research findings and offers intervention strategies for helping clients deal with the effects of abuse.


Lenore Terr, M.D.

About the Author:

Lenore Terr, M.D. is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California. She was the recipient of the Blanch Ittleson Award for her research on childhood trauma.

Course Objectives:

  1. to be able to describe the emotional and mental effects of childhood trauma

  2. to be able to identify behaviors that reflect childhood psychic trauma

  3. to expand your repertoire of skills for helping traumatized children

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