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Raising Our Children to Be Resilient: A Guide to Helping Children Cope with Trauma in Today's World / Edition 1

Raising Our Children to Be Resilient: A Guide to Helping Children Cope with Trauma in Today's World / Edition 1

by Linda Goldman


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415949064
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/01/2004
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Linda Goldman, MS, LCPC, Certified Grief Therapist and Grief Educator is certified by the Association for Death Education and Counseling (ADEC) as a grief therapist and educator, and has worked as a teacher and counselor in the Baltimore County school system for almost twenty years. Currently in private practice working with children, adolescents, women with potential loss, and grieving adults, Mrs. Goldman also finds time to teach on the faculty of the Graduate Program of Counseling at Johns Hopkins University and at the University of Maryland School of Social Work / Advanced Certification Program for Children and Adolescents. She has worked as a consultant for the National Head Start Program and National Geographic, and has served on the board of ADEC, and currently sits on the advisory board of SPEAK, Suicide Prevention Education Awareness for Kids. She has appeared on the Diane Rehms show to discuss children and grief, and been named by Washington Magazine as one of the top therapists in the MD, VA, DC area in 1998 and again in 2001, and is the recipient of the ADEC Clinical Practice Award for 2003.

Table of Contents

Foreword. Acknowledgments. Introduction. Part I: Grief and Trauma: The Impact on Our Children. Living In a Complex World. Traumatic Events in a Complex World. Talking to Children about Complex Events. Bullying and Victimization: A Deadly Disease and Invisible Killer. School Violence - No Place to Feel Safe. Part II: Working With Kids and Trauma: Home, School, Community. Trauma Resolution Techniques: Helping Children Succeed. School Systems Respond to Crisis: Children and War. Part III: Coming Together to Create Change. Chapter 7: Parenting through a Crisis/ Preparing for the Future. Chapter 8: Educators at Work: Meeting the Challenge of Traumatic Events. Chapter 9: Community Action: From Fear to Freedom. Creating Resilient Children. Part IV: Resources and Information: Growing Strong Spirits. National Resources That Help.

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