A safe place to grow: a group treatment manual for children in conflicted, violent, and separating homes

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Haworth Maltreatment and Trauma Press, Sep 30, 2005 - Family & Relationships - 220 pages
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A child immersed in a conflicted family life may be forced to cope with a multitude of trauma, including violence, abuse, and insecurity. In A Safe Place to Grow: A Group Treatment Manual for Children in Conflicted, Violent, and Separating Homes, highly respected experts provide mental health professionals with a step-by-step guide to group treatment for children scamed by family environments of conflict and abuse. Separate sections focus on two different age groups, adjusting the treatment to be appropriate for big or little kids while presenting a comfortable multi-ethnic, multi-cultural model. This easy-to-understand manual is a developmentally appropriate treatment curriculum for traumatized school-aged children, and includes illustrations, appendixes of supplementary information, and a comprehensive bibliography.

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LK Session 1 Saying Hello and Making Me Feel Safe
Who I Am
LK Session 5 Managing My Good and Bad Feelings

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Vivienne Roseby, PhD, is a clinical psychologist in private practice and consulting psychologist to Families First Residential Treatment Center in Davis, California where she has pioneered a developmental treatment model for children and adolescents with histories of acute and chronic trauma. She earned her doctorate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and has a double major in human development and school psychology and a double minor in clinical psychology and clinical social work.. She has also been a clinical consultant at the Child and Family Study Center at UC Davis and currently consults and teaches widely on developmental psychopathology as it pertains to the diagnosis and treatment of children, adolescents and adults. She is the first co-author of A Safe Place to Grow: A Group Treatment Manual for Children in Conflicted, Violent and Separating Homes (2005).