Young Children and Trauma: Intervention and Treatment / Edition 1

Young Children and Trauma: Intervention and Treatment / Edition 1

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Young Children and Trauma: Intervention and Treatment / Edition 1

Recent years have seen significant advances in knowledge about the effects of exposure to psychological trauma on young children from birth to age 5. This volume brings together leading experts to address practical considerations in working with traumatized young children and their caregivers. State-of-the-art assessment and treatment approaches are presented, together with innovative service delivery models. With a focus on building cross-disciplinary collaboration to better serve this vulnerable population, this is an indispensable resource for all mental health and human service professionals working with children at risk. In a new preface to the paperback edition, editor Joy D. Osofsky reflects on critical lessons learned in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781593854836
Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date: 03/02/2007
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 348
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

I. Background and Perspectives: Providing the Foundations for Understanding
Introduction: Different Ways of Understanding Young Children and Trauma
1. Rainbows of Tears, Souls Full of Hope: Cultural Issues Related to Young Children and Trauma, Marva L. Lewis and Chandra Ghosh Ippen
2. Trauma and Attachment: The Case for Disrupted Attachment Disorder, Sarah Hinshaw-Fuselier, Sherryl Scott Heller, Victoria T. Parton, Lara Robinson, and Neil W. Boris
3. "Hidden Trauma" in Infancy: Attachment, Fearful Arousal, and Early Dysfunction of the Stress Response System, Michelle R. Schuder and Karlen Lyons-Ruth
II. Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Introduction: What Are We Assessing for, and Why?
4. Assessment and Treatment of Young Children Exposed to Traumatic Events, Alicia F. Lieberman and Patricia Van Horn
5. Diagnostic and Treatment Issues in Cases of Childhood Trauma, Stacy A. Klapper, Nancy S. Plummer, and Robert J. Harmon
6. Relationship Assessment for Young Traumatized Children, Julie A. Larrieu and Shana M. Bellow
7. Identification, Assessment, and Intervention for Young Traumatized Children within a Pediatric Setting, Betsy McAlister Groves and Marilyn Augustyn
8. Traumatized Young Children: Assessment and Treatment Processes, Theodore J. Gaensbauer
III. How to Reach Seriously Traumatized Children Earlier
Introduction: Collaborations for Young Traumatized Children with Juvenile Courts, Law Enforcement, and Child Welfare
9. Healing the Child in Juvenile Court, Joy D. Osofsky and Cindy Lederman
10. Partnerships for Young Children in Court: How Judges Shape Collaborations Serving Traumatized Children, Patricia Van Horn and Donna J. Hitchens
11. Working with Traumatized Infants and Toddlers in the Child Welfare System, Anna T. Smyke, Valerie Wajda-Johnston, and Charles H. Zeanah, Jr.
12. How Law Enforcement and Mental Health Professionals Can Partner to Help Traumatized Children, Joy D. Osofsky, Jill Hayes Hammer, Nancy Freeman, and J. Michael Rovaris
IV. Directions for the Future
13. How Research Informs Clinical Work with Traumatized Young Children, Michelle Bosquet
14. Perspectives on Work with Traumatized Young Children: How to Deal with the Feelings Emerging from Trauma Work, Joy D. Osofsky

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