Working with Traumatized Children: A Handbook for Healing

Working with Traumatized Children: A Handbook for Healing

by Kathryn Brohl
ISBN-10:
0878686339
ISBN-13:
9780878686339
Pub. Date:
01/28/1996
Publisher:
Child Welfare League of America, Inc.
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Working with Traumatized Children: A Handbook for Healing

Like its predecessor, this edition of Working with Traumatized Children: A Handbook for Healing is a reference for busy professionals and volunteers who want to understand and compassionately work with traumatized children and youth. The book explains how traumatic experiences affect mind and body functioning and what caregivers can do to foster healing in traumatized children. In this revised edition, a new chapter addresses growing up traumatized and later choosing to work with young trauma survivors. Simply written and practical in orientation, this book offers an effective, step-by-step process for healing.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780878686339
Publisher: Child Welfare League of America, Inc.
Publication date: 01/28/1996
Pages: 105
Product dimensions: 6.04(w) x 9.04(h) x 0.28(d)

Table of Contents


Introduction     vii
Trauma and Its Impact on Society     1
Defining Trauma, Acute Stress, and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder     9
More About Trauma's Impact on the Brain and Body     25
Understanding How Children Heal from Trauma     41
Understanding and Utilizing Trauma Interventions     55
Using Metaphorical Storytelling to Help Heal Traumatized Children     71
Helping Children Become Resilient     83
When Formerly Traumatized Adults Work with Traumatized Children     97
About the Author     111

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