Working with Traumatized Children : A Handbook for Healing
This new, revised, third edition provides with insight into how traumatic experiences affect mind and body functioning and what can be done to foster safety and healing in children. Included are recent neuroscience research that more clearly articulates functional brain changes following a traumatic experience; simple and easy-to-follow exercises to soothe and calm children; detailed information on the impact of physical, verbal, and cyber bullying on children; and an expanded chapter on growing up traumatized and later choosing to work with young trauma survivors.
- Paperback | 225 pages
- 152 x 226 x 12.7mm | 317.51g
- 01 Jul 2016
- Child Welfare League of America Incorporated
- Child & Family Press (imprint of Child Welfare League of America Inc)
- Washington, United States
- 3rd Revised edition
Like its predecessors, this third 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. Author Kathryn Brohl, LMFT, explains how traumatic experiences affect mind and body functioning and what caregivers can do to foster healing in traumatized children. In this edition, new chapters address bullying, partnering with parents in child welfare, and worker burnout. Simply written and practical in orientation, this book offers an effective, step-by-step process for healing.