Trauma Practice in the Wake of September 11, 2001

Trauma Practice in the Wake of September 11, 2001

by Steven N Gold, Jan Faust
     
 

ISBN-10: 0789019183

ISBN-13: 9780789019189

Pub. Date: 10/02/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Trauma practitioners and educators: are you ready to meet the challenges of the aftermath of terrorist attacks?

Trauma Practice in the Wake of September 11, 2001 will show you how frontline trauma practitioners responded to the crisis of the terrorist attacks. In keeping with Haworth’s mission to provide practitioners and educators with timely

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Trauma practitioners and educators: are you ready to meet the challenges of the aftermath of terrorist attacks?

Trauma Practice in the Wake of September 11, 2001 will show you how frontline trauma practitioners responded to the crisis of the terrorist attacks. In keeping with Haworth’s mission to provide practitioners and educators with timely information on the assessment and treatment of trauma, this essential book responds to the traumatic impact of the events of September 11th, 2001 and their implications for trauma practice.

In Trauma Practice in the Wake of September 11, 2001, you’ll hear from the leaders of the Green Cross—one of the most prominent organizations providing psychological disaster response services—on their experience in the World Trade Center disaster, and read about the treatment of a client who was in the first WTC bombing in 1993. You'll also find revealing interviews with an Israeli psychologist and a Palestinian psychiatrist who focus on the impact of terrorism on their citizens.

Trauma Practice in the Wake of September 11, 2001 is your key to state-of-the-art information on:

  • the psychology of terrorism
  • the traumatic impact of terrorism on those directly affected
  • the traumatic impact of terrorism on the general population
  • ways to help children, adolescents, and adults cope with the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on America
  • how to deal with “compassion fatigue” (emotional depletion among helping professionals working with traumatized populations)
  • traumatologists’response to rescue workers and victims in New York City
The catastrophic events of September 11th have and will continue to raise special challenges for those of us in the field of trauma practice. By publishing this book and the ones to follow, we hope to assist trauma practitioners and educators in effectively meeting these continuing challenges.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780789019189
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/02/2002
Pages:
180
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Trauma Practice in the Wake of September 11, 2001: Challenges and Opportunities1
Tuesday Morning September 11, 2001: The Green Cross Projects' Role as a Case Study in Community-Based Traumatology Services13
Compassion Fatigue: A Crucible of Transformation37
September 11 and Its Impact on People Around the Globe63
The Psychology of the Terrorist: An Interview with Jerrold M. Post83
The Impact of Terrorism on Children: Considerations for a New Era101
The Impact of Terrorism on Palestinians in Israel: An Interview with Eyad El-Sarraj125
The Impact of Terrorism on Jews in Israel: An Interview with Ofra Ayalon133
Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD in a Survivor of the World Trade Center Bombing: A Case Study155
Index167

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