Child Trauma Handbook A Guide for Helping Trauma-Exposed Children and Adolescents

ISBN-10: 0789027933

ISBN-13: 9780789027931

Edition: 2006

Authors: Ricky Greenwald

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The 'Child Trauma Handbook' is a plain language guide to the treatment of trauma-exposed children & adolescents & those with trauma or loss-related issues.
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List price: $55.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 7/28/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 362
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

How Trauma-Informed Treatment Is Different
How to Use the Book
Understanding Trauma-A Framework for Organizing Existing Skills
Understanding Trauma
Why Trauma Matters
A Useful Definition of Trauma
What Makes an Event Traumatic?
The "Trauma Wall"
Resiliency and Vulnerability
Survival Orientation
Posttraumatic Symptoms
A Note on Exercises/Activities in This Book
Exercise: Float-Back
The Structure of Trauma Treatment
Meaning of Behavior
Exercise: Meaning of Behavior
Selecting a Trauma Treatment Structure
The Fairy Tale Model of Trauma-Informed Child Treatment
The Trauma-Informed Therapeutic Relationship
Child Trauma Treatment-Basic Principles
What It Takes to Be a Person Who Helps Traumatized Kids
The Therapeutic Relationship
The RICH Relationship Model
Exercise: Who Helped You and How?
Taking Care of Yourself
Exercise: How Has Working with Traumatized Kids Affected You?
Exercise: Your Most Upsetting Case
Exercise: How Do You Know When It's Happened to You?
Exercise: Self-Care Check-In
Exercise: Self-Care Plans
Exercise: Peer Support
Evaluation and Treatment Planning
The Initial Interview-From "Hello" Up to History
Therapist Style
Introducing Treatment
The Rules
Starting with a Parent Present
Meeting Alone with the Parent
Meeting Alone with the Child
Exercise: Practice the Initial Interview
Obtaining More History While Focusing on Strengths
Taking a Trauma History
Exercise: Take a Trauma/Loss History
Trauma-Informed Case Formulation
Exercise: Do It Yourself
Making a Treatment Contract
Motivation Enhancement
Motivational Interviewing
Finding the Princess
Future Movies Script
Treatment Planning and Contracting
Obstacles to Following Through with the Contract
Safety and Strength Building
Case Management
Exercise: Convince the Assistant Principal (AP) or the Parent
Case Management Pitfalls and Remedies
Parent Training
Did I Hear You Say "Yes, But"?
Working the Case Formulation
Practicing Respect and Empowerment
Parent Training Interventions
The Therapist As the Parents' Personal Trainer
Self-Control Skills Training
Avoiding High Risk
Self-Management of Anxiety Symptoms
Self-Control of Behavioral Choices
Choices Have Consequences
Exercise: Map Out a Problem
Exercise: Choices Have Consequences
Getting Stronger
A Strength-Building Approach
Risks of Strength Building
Addressing the Problem
Containment Procedures
Exercise: Safe Place
Trauma Resolution
Trauma Resolution Methods
Other Validated Trauma Resolution Methods
Preparation for Exposure
Target Selection and Memory Breakdown
Exercise: Breaking Down the Memory
The Container
Conducting an Exposure Session
A Chunk at a Time
Making a Book to Tell the Truama Story
On the Way to Exposure
Exposure Procedure
Exercise: Practice with Exposure
Selecting the Target Memory for Exposure
Problem Solving in an Exposure Session
Problem: One Part of the Story Is Especially Difficult
Problem: The Client Seems Overwhelmed
Problem-Blocking Beliefs
Exercise: Practice with Exposure
Making the Most of It
Reevaluation and Consolidation of Gains
In Vivo Exposure
Family Strengthening Interventions
Other Interventions
Relapse Prevention and Harm Reduction
What Can You Do to Keep Bad Things from Happening?
Harm Reduction
Ending Treatment When Trauma Resolution Has Not Been Completed
Ending Treatment
Challenging Cases: Applying the Fairy Tale Model
The Fairy Tale Revisited
Exercise: Apply the Model
The Importance of Using the Model
Exercise: Case Consultation Using the Fairy Tale Model
24/7-Helping the Child in Daily Life
Creating a Safe Environment
Things Are Okay Now
Adults Are Okay Now
Things Can Get Better
Physical Safety
Emotional Safety
Threats to Safety
Exercise: How Safe Is Your Home or Workplace?
The Safety Theme Approach
Exercise: Make the Child's Environment Safer
Discipline Is Love
Accentuate the Positive
Eliminate the Negative
Don't Mess with Mr. In Between
Principles for Implementing Discipline Using a Positive Discipline Approach
Exercise: When We Don't Come Through
Handling Our Own Emotions
Using Incentives for Success
Sources of Motivation
Point Systems
Individual Behavior Contracts
Designing a More Complex Contract
Exercise: Develop an Individual Behavior Contract
Implementing the Contract
Problem Solving the Individual Behavior Contract
Popcorn Points: Another Strategy Using Incentives
The Magic Words: Cognitive Interventions
Stance of the Adult
The Labeling Methods
Exercise: Find the Magic Words
Trauma-Informed Psychological Assessment
Child Trauma Resources Online
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