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Shattered Lives Children Who Live with Courage and Dignity

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ISBN-10: 1843106035

ISBN-13: 9781843106036

Edition: 2007

Authors: Camila Batmanghelidjh

List price: $22.95
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Shattered Lives offers a moving insight into the troubled lives of children who have experienced abuse and neglect, and highlights the effects of early traumatic episodes. Each chapter tells the story of a child's particular trauma ? whether sexual abuse, parental drug abuse, or loss ? and illustrates the feelings of shame, rejection, and worthlessness that have resulted from their negative experiences. The author offers valuable advice for those wanting to better understand and communicate with these hard-to-reach children and warns against the stigmatization of children who present problem behaviors. In a critique of existing structures, she exposes the plight of children who are…    
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Book details

List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publication date: 8/10/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Thank You
The Witnessing
Introduction to Therapeutic Thinking
Exploring the Impact of Sexual Abuse: Letter to Chardonnay
Shame: Letter to Daisy
Adaptive Violence: Letter to Mr Mason
Psychosocial Vulnerabilities Leading to Violence: Letter to Rocky
Cradled in Terror: Children's Capacity to be Violent
Legitimizing Neglect? Achieving the Best for Clients and Workers: Letter to Flower
Parental Addiction: Letter to Julie
Letter to Deny, Cry and Try
The Basic "Who's Who?" of the Therapy World
Substance Misuse: A Tourist's Guide