Child Trauma Handbook: A Guide for Helping Trauma-Exposed Children and Adolescents by Ricky GreenwaldChild Trauma Handbook: A Guide for Helping Trauma-Exposed Children and Adolescents by Ricky Greenwald

Child Trauma Handbook: A Guide for Helping Trauma-Exposed Children and Adolescents

byRicky GreenwaldEditorRicky Greenwald

Paperback | July 28, 2005

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(Haworth Reference Press. Haworth Maltreatment and Trauma Press) Child Trauma Institute, Greenfield, MA. Comprehensive guide to the treatment of children and adolescent exposed to trauma and adults with loss-related issues. Topics covered include the trauma-informed therapeutic relationship and trauma resolution. Softcover. DNLM: Stress Disorders.
Title:Child Trauma Handbook: A Guide for Helping Trauma-Exposed Children and AdolescentsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:362 pages, 10.98 × 8.5 × 0.8 inPublished:July 28, 2005Publisher:RoutledgeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0789027933

ISBN - 13:9780789027931


Rated 5 out of 5 by from A must for child/teen clinicians The Child Trauma Handbook has proven to be a fantastic resource. The information presents complex clinical skills in a very user friendly fashion. Clinical case examples are pulled throughout the book making it an interesting read. The use of these examples also helps when applying the tools to a clinical case load. I have used the clinical tools with great success and used the slides to prepare a trauma training workshop. Although directed at traumatized children, the skills are easily generalized to other clinical populations. The model itself is simple and clear, the book is a must for anybody working with children and teens.
Date published: 2006-08-17

Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • How Trauma-Informed Treatment Is Different
  • How to Use the Book
  • Chapter 1. Understanding Trauma
  • Why Trauma Matters
  • A Useful Definition of Trauma
  • What Makes an Event Traumatic?
  • The "Trauma Wall"
  • Resiliency and Vulnerability
  • Survival Orientation
  • Posttraumatic Symptoms
  • A Note on Exercises/Activities in This Book
  • Exercise: Float-Back
  • Chapter 2. The Structure of Trauma Treatment
  • Meaning of Behavior
  • Exercise: Meaning of Behavior
  • Selecting a Trauma Treatment Structure
  • The Fairy Tale Model of Trauma-Informed Child Treatment
  • Chapter 3. The Trauma-Informed Therapeutic Relationship
  • Child Trauma Treatment—Basic Principles
  • What It Takes to Be a Person Who Helps Traumatized Kids
  • The Therapeutic Relationship
  • The RICH Relationship Model
  • Exercise: Who Helped You and How?
  • Chapter 4. Taking Care of Yourself
  • Exercise: How Has Working with Traumatized Kids Affected You?
  • Exercise: Your Most Upsetting Case
  • Exercise: How Do You Know When It&s Happened to You?
  • Exercise: Self-Care Check-In
  • Exercise: Self-Care Plans
  • Exercise: Peer Support
  • Chapter 5. The Initial Interview—From "Hello" Up to History
  • Acculturation
  • Therapist Style
  • Introducing Treatment
  • The Rules
  • Starting with a Parent Present
  • Meeting Alone with the Parent
  • Meeting Alone with the Child
  • Exercise: Practice the Initial Interview
  • Obtaining More History While Focusing on Strengths
  • Chapter 6. Taking a Trauma History
  • Exercise: Take a Trauma/Loss History
  • Chapter 7. Trauma-Informed Case Formulation
  • Exercise: Do It Yourself
  • Chapter 8. Making a Treatment Contract
  • Motivation Enhancement
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Finding the Princess
  • Future Movies Script
  • Treatment Planning and Contracting
  • Obstacles to Following Through with the Contract
  • Chapter 9. Case Management
  • Exercise: Convince the Assistant Principal (AP) or the Parent
  • Case Management Pitfalls and Remedies
  • Chapter 10. Parent Training
  • Did I Hear You Say "Yes, But"?
  • Working the Case Formulation
  • Practicing Respect and Empowerment
  • Parent Training Interventions
  • The Therapist As the Parents& Personal Trainer
  • Chapter 11. Self-Control Skills Training
  • Avoiding High Risk
  • Self-Management of Anxiety Symptoms
  • Self-Control of Behavioral Choices
  • Choices Have Consequences
  • Exercise: Map Out a Problem
  • Exercise: Choices Have Consequences
  • Chapter 12. Getting Stronger
  • A Strength-Building Approach
  • Risks of Strength Building
  • Addressing the Problem
  • Containment Procedures
  • Exercise: Safe Place
  • Chapter 13. Trauma Resolution Methods
  • Exposure
  • EMDR
  • Other Validated Trauma Resolution Methods
  • Discussion
  • Chapter 14. Preparation for Exposure
  • Target Selection and Memory Breakdown
  • Exercise: Breaking Down the Memory
  • The Container
  • Chapter 15. Conducting an Exposure Session
  • A Chunk at a Time
  • Making a Book to Tell the Trauma Story
  • On the Way to Exposure
  • Exposure Procedure