Attachment Disorders: Treatment Strategies for Traumatized Children

Attachment Disorders: Treatment Strategies for Traumatized Children

by Catherine Swanson Cain
     
 

Attachment Disorders: Treatment Strategies for Traumatized Children is an essential resource for therapists, parents, social workers, DCS workers, foster parents, educators, and child care providers facing the many challenges of working with traumatized children who have attachment issues. This engaging book provides the reader with theoretical foundation of

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Attachment Disorders: Treatment Strategies for Traumatized Children is an essential resource for therapists, parents, social workers, DCS workers, foster parents, educators, and child care providers facing the many challenges of working with traumatized children who have attachment issues. This engaging book provides the reader with theoretical foundation of human socialization and of the attachment formation between a caregiver and infant. Catherine Cain clearly defines the concept of an attachment disorder, presents assessment information along with a detailed list of symptoms related to attachment, and details treatment strategies using case studies to help the reader visualize how to use those strategies with specific behavior. Written with ease and accessibility, Attachment Disorders will not only be a helpful tool for the seasoned clinician, but for anyone wanting to understand traumatized children.

Editorial Reviews

Nancy L. Thomas
Dr. Cain has searched literally hundreds of books and research papers to glean the gems and combined them with her own expertise. From historical data to cutting edge treatment techniques, this book shines with jewels for those seeking answers to help challenging children. This is a wise woman, who is right on target. She clearly gets the picture and knows what to do about it. This book spells the answers out in detail. She brings a light to a dark subject; broken-hearted children with wounded minds.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780765703880
Publisher:
Aronson, Jason Inc.
Publication date:
03/28/2006
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
5.84(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.59(d)

Meet the Author

Catherine S. Cain, PhD, is a Licensed Marital and Family Therapist with over 25 years experience working with children with behavioral issues, including children diagnosed with Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD). She has authored several publications, teaches online classes on childhood disorders including Autism and ADHD, and consults with school districts across the nation on childhood behavioral health. She is married and a mother of five.

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