Working with Traumatized Police-Officer Patients: A Clinician's Guide to Complex PTSD Syndromes in Public Safety Professionals

Working with Traumatized Police-Officer Patients: A Clinician's Guide to Complex PTSD Syndromes in Public Safety Professionals

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780895033659
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/20/2007
Series: Death, Value and Meaning Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 258
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Dr Daniel Rudofossi has been a street cop in 1987, to becoming a Cop Doc, Uniform Psychologist at the rank of [Det. Sgt] for the NYPD, DEA EAP, HRA PD, Amtrack PD I have accumulated much experience. He is a Professor at St Johns University and Cop Doc at Det Crime Clinic.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Alan W. Brenner, Ph.D.

Preface by Richard R. Ellis, EdD

Part I: Initiation: Rites of Passage-Cultural Competence

Introduction: summarizes the content, motivation, and trajectory of the guide.

Chapter 1. A Brief Tutorial on the Nature of Trauma in Policing:
offers a brief tutorial on trauma within police and public safety culture for the clinician and criminal justice practitioner.

Chapter 2. Enhancing Your Cultural Competence-Cop Doc Reflections for the Clinician:
moves the clinician to a culturally competent stance for use in the initial encounter with the traumatized officer-patient.

Part II: Strategic Approaches toward Achieving Alliance and Effective Assessment with Public Safety Patients

Chapter 3. Creating and Maintaining an Alliance with Public Safety Officer-Patients:
ignites the most important and difficult aspect of our work: developing a resilient therapeutic alliance between the clinician and police patient.

Chapter 4. An Outline of a Protocol for Assessment of Mental and Behavioral Disorders in Public Safety Populations:
gives the clinician a primer for establishing a protocol for assessing mental and behavioral disorders in a public safety population.

Part III: Eco-Ethological Existential Analytic Method of Therapy in Treating Police and Public Safety Complex PTSD

Chapter 5. Theoretical Background for CPTSD in Public Safety Populations:
focuses on moving from PTSD to Police Complex PTSD as a framework for applied clinical practice with public safety officer patients.

Chapter 6. An Eco-Ethological Existential Analysis of PPS-CPTSD with Officer-Patients:
the book culminates with an eco-ethological existential analysis, achieving effective results through composite clinical case examples of officer-patients presenting with Police Complex PTSD.

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