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Working With Traumatized Children: A Handbook for Healing

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This first-of-its-kind handbook discusses the mind-body connection between a terrifying experience and a child’s adaptive coping mechanisms. Working With Traumatized Children gives you the practical knowledge to better help and guide a child suffering from Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Working With Traumatized Children details the trauma recovery process and offers specific treatment intervention techniques. Readers will especially appreciate its in-depth discussion of PTSD in abused and neglected children. Simply written and practical in orientation, Working With Traumatized Children offers an effective, step-by-step process for healing.

This course is based on the book, Working With Traumatized Children: A Handbook for Healing created by Kathryn Brohl, M.A. in 0.

Journal/Publisher:

CWLA Press

Publication Date:

1996 edition

Course Material Author

Kathryn Brohl, M.A.

Kathryn Brohl, M.A., is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist practicing in Miami, Florida. She has authored or coauthored Pockets of Craziness: Investigating Suspected Incest, and When Your Child Has Been Molested: A Parents’ Guide to Healing and Recovery. A former rape and sexual abuse treatment program director and consultant, she has been a featured expert in articles in U.S. News and World Report, The Washington Post, and Parents magazine. In addition to her private practice, she has consulted with and trained mental health professionals in Australia, Canada, and throughout the United States. With her husband, Philip Diaz, she co-directs Brohl/Diaz Training and Consultation in Miami.

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially
psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about PTSD and working with traumatized children. It is appropriate for introductory to intermediate levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Define trauma, and describe its impact on society.

  2. Describe the impact of trauma on the individual.

  3. List and explain the diagnostic criteria for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

  4. Describe the three step recovery process common to victims of childhood trauma.

  5. Describe several practical approaches to working with traumatized children.

  6. Explain the use of metaphorical storytelling in working with traumatized children.

  7. List and explain the protective factors that promote resilience and protect children from the impact of childhood trauma.

  8. Discuss the special advantages and problems of caregivers who were themselves traumatized as children.

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Course Retired
Course Number 100991
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