Collaborative Treatment of Traumatized Children and Teens: The Trauma Systems Therapy Approach (Google eBook)

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Guilford Press, Oct 27, 2006 - Social Science - 338 pages
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For too many traumatized children and their families, chronic stressors such as poverty, substance abuse, and family or community violence—coupled with an overburdened care system—pose seemingly insurmountable barriers to treatment. This empowering book provides a user-friendly blueprint for making the most of limited resources to help those considered the “toughest cases.” Evidence-based strategies are presented for effectively integrating individualized treatment with services at the home, school, and community levels. Written in an accessible, modular format with reproducible forms and step-by-step guidelines for assessment and intervention, the approach is grounded in the latest knowledge about child traumatic stress. It has been recognized as a treatment of choice by state mental health agencies nationwide.

  

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Contents

Trauma Systems Therapy for Child Traumatic Stress
1
Foundations
15
How Traumatic Stress
23
How Child Traumatic Stress
46
The Importance of Caring Relationships
84
The Principles That Guide TST
95
How to Assess Child Traumatic Stress
109
How to Plan
124
Integrating Advocacy into Critical Treatment
187
How Psychopharmacology Is Integrated within TST
206
How to Help Children Regulate Emotional States
222
How to Help Children Think and Talk about Their Traumatic Experiences
257
How to Help Children Make Meaning Out of Their Traumatic Experiences and Move On with Their Lives
278
Leaving a Better System
301
TST Treatment Planning Form
309
Emotion Regulation Guide
318

How to Build a Multidisciplinary
141
How to Engage a Family in TST
153
CommunityBased Care to Help Kids Stay
170
Cognitive Coping Log
325
Index
332
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Glenn N. Saxe, MD, formerly the Chairman of Child Psychiatry at Boston Medical Center, is Associate Chief of Psychiatry for Research and Development at Children’s Hospital, Boston and Harvard Medical School. He leads a program devoted to finding and building mental health program models that will be helpful for inner-city children and families with severe and complex social, psychological, and medical problems. Trauma systems therapy (TST) was developed over almost 10 years of effort, and is now used in many different clinics and agencies across the United States. Dr. Saxe also leads the Center for Children at Risk of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN). B. Heidi Ellis, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center, with joint appointments in Psychology and Pediatrics. Her primary area of interest is in developing interventions for traumatized youth and their families, particularly those who typically do not access mental health care. As associate director of the Center for Children at Risk of the NCTSN, she has dedicated her efforts to making mental health care more relevant and accessible cross-culturally, with a specific focus on helping refugee children.
 
Julie B. Kaplow, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Michigan Medical School. Her primary research interest is the psychological consequences of childhood trauma, with a focus on identifying effective coping strategies that can help to inform interventions. Dr. Kaplow has conducted research and clinical work with various populations of traumatized children, including those suffering from sexual abuse, traumatic injuries, and bereavement. She has served on the Traumatic Grief Task Force of the NCTSN.

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