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Effects of and Interventions for Childhood Trauma from Infancy Through Adolescence : Pain Unspeakable - Sandra Hutchison

Effects of and Interventions for Childhood Trauma from Infancy Through Adolescence

Pain Unspeakable

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Published: 30th November 2004
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Successfully reach out and help children through the worst times of their young lives
Effects of and Interventions for Childhood Trauma from Infancy Through Adolescence: Pain Unspeakable explores an array of trauma-related topics pertaining to children of all ages from a variety of cultures and countries. This book covers the various ego stages of child development and addresses how each one is affected by traumatic experiences. This easy-to-read resource serves as a readily available reference for caregivers--professional or otherwise--who work with or encounter a child who has been traumatized.
In Effects of and Interventions for Childhood Trauma from Infancy Through Adolescence, you'll find actual accounts of traumatic incidents throughout the world, focused specifically on those incidents that have the most devastating impact on large groups of children. This book reviews the research on post-traumatic stress disorder and stress-response related symptoms with brief descriptions of treatments for you to use with children who suffer from posttraumatic stress. Special features of this important tool consist of with an extensive list of organizations and crisis hotline numbers as well as recommended reading, video, and curricula resources.
Effects of and Interventions for Childhood Trauma from Infancy Through Adolescence examines traumatic situations from many angles, including: the many faces of trauma--accidents, fire, natural disasters developmental considerations, including ego development, memory development, and the development of fears and responses the way children respond to traumatic incidents the types of interventions--individual, group, family, pharmacological, and school-based cultural considerations from around the globe how to establish a school-based Trauma Response Team Effects of and Interventions for Childhood Trauma from Infancy Through Adolescence includes real case studies, fictional sample cases, and suggestions that walk you step-by-step through the possible scenarios that can occur with children during or after a traumatic event. Each section of the book ends with a helpful summary highlighting the most important information.

Forewordp. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Introductionp. 1
Understanding the Many Faces of Traumap. 7
A Definition of Traumap. 7
Threats or Acts of Violencep. 8
School Bus Accidentsp. 24
Fire Incidentsp. 26
Natural Disastersp. 28
Other Traumas Faced by Childrenp. 33
Summaryp. 33
Developmental Considerationsp. 35
Psychosocial Stages of Ego Developmentp. 35
Memory Developmentp. 40
Traumatic Fears of Childrenp. 44
Children's Understanding of Deathp. 47
Cultural Considerationsp. 48
Summaryp. 51
How Children Respond to Traumatic Incidentsp. 53
Common Posttraumatic Stress Reactions of Childrenp. 54
Specific PTSD and Stress-Response-Related Symptomsp. 62
Terrorism and War Trauma Reactions and Symptomsp. 68
Cultural Considerationsp. 76
Summaryp. 79
Interventionp. 81
Individual Interventionsp. 82
Group Interventionsp. 94
Family Interventionsp. 102
Pharmacological Interventionsp. 103
School-Based Interventionsp. 104
Cultural Considerationsp. 107
Summaryp. 117
Establishing a School-Based Trauma Response Teamp. 119
Responsibilities of the Trauma Response Teamp. 122
Trauma Response Team Checklistp. 125
Preparing for the Mediap. 128
Faculty and Staff Group Debriefingsp. 130
Summaryp. 132
Epiloguep. 135
Resourcesp. 137
Books, Curricula, and Video Resourcesp. 137
Crisis Hotline Numbersp. 142
Organizationsp. 144
Referencesp. 151
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ISBN: 9780789024282
ISBN-10: 0789024284
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 174
Published: 30th November 2004
Publisher: HAWORTH PR INC
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.34 x 15.44  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Number: 1