Don't Hit My Mommy!: A Manual for Child-parent Psychotherapy with Young Witnesses of Family Violence

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Zero to Three, 2005 - Family & Relationships - 146 pages
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This practical handbook offers treatment guidelines to address the behavioral and mental health problems of infants, toddlers, and preschoolers whose most intimate relationships are disrupted by the experience of violence. Practitioners from a variety of disciplines will gain an understanding of the impact of violence and will discover concrete intervention strategies to address the consequences of this experience for young children.

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I read this for a class and the case examples are very helpful and practical. The author helps reading tackle very sensitive issues in a repectful and reflective manner. Read full review

Contents

A RELATIONSHIPBASED TREATMENT MODEL
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UNIQUE AND ESSENTIAL ASPECTS OF CHILDPARENT PSYCHOTHERAPY
43
Child Aggression Toward a Parent
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Alicia F. Lieberman, PhD, is Irving B. Harris Professor of Infant Mental Health and Vice Chair for Academic Affairs in the Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, and is Director of the Child Trauma Research Project at San Francisco General Hospital. She directs the Early Trauma Treatment Network, a collaborative of four university-based programs that is a center of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) National Child Traumatic Stress Network. She is president of the board of directors of Zero to Three: The National Center for Infants, Toddlers and Families. Dr. Lieberman is the author of "The Emotional Life of the Toddler" and senior author of "Losing a Parent to Death in the Early Years: Guidelines for the Treatment of Traumatic Bereavement in Infancy and Early Childhood" and "Don't Hit My Mommy!: A Manual for Child-Parent Psychotherapy with Young Witnesses of Family Violence," among numerous other publications. Her major interests include infant mental health, early trauma, and closing the service gap for minority and underserved young children and their families.
Patricia Van Horn, JD, PhD, is Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco, and Associate Director of the Child Trauma Research Project. She serves as technical assistance provider and clinical consultant to the San Francisco Safe Start Initiative and has trained clinicians nationally and abroad in child-parent psychotherapy through the SAMHSA National Child Traumatic Stress Network and the Safe Start Promising Practices Initiative. She is the author of a child trauma training curriculum foradvocates serving women and children affected by domestic violence and a coauthor of "Don't Hit My Mommy!" and "Losing a Parent to Death in the Early Years,"

Patricia Van Horn, JD, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist in the State of California, Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California San Francisco, and the Director of Training of the UCSF Child Trauma Research Project located at San Francisco General Hospital.

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