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  • 101 Solution-Focused Questions for Help With Trauma

    101 Solution-Focused Questions for Help With Trauma

    by Fredrike Bannink

    A step-by-step guide to conducting successful solution-focused therapy for survivors of traumatic experiences. This book aims to help therapists working with clients who struggle with trauma by offering them solution-focused (SF) viewpoints and skills. The book invites all professionals to change their focus from what is wrong to what is right with their clients, and from what isn’t working to what is working in their lives. The book contains 101 solution-focused questions (and more) for help with trauma, with a focus on the clients’ preferred future and the pathways to get...

  • 8 Keys to Safe Trauma Recovery Take-Charge Strategies to Empower Your Healing

    8 Keys to Safe Trauma Recovery Take-Charge Strategies to Empower Your Healing

    by Babette Rothschild

    Safe and effective principles and strategies for recovery from trauma. Trauma recovery is tricky; however, there are several key principles that can help make the process safe and effective. This book gives self-help readers, therapy clients, and therapists alike the skills to understand and implement eight keys to successful trauma healing: mindful identification of what is helpful, recognizing survival, having the option to not remember, creating a supportive inner dialogue, forgiving not being able to stop the trauma, understanding and sharing shame, finding your own recovery pace; mobilizing your body, and...

  • A Guide to Interviewing Children: Essential Skills for Counsellors, Police, Lawyers and Social Workers

    A Guide to Interviewing Children: Essential Skills for Counsellors, Police, Lawyers and Social Workers

    by Claire Wilson, Martine Powell

    It is critical that children are interviewed properly in cases of suspected abuse or where the children may be witnesses to or victims of a crime. Poor questioning can upset the child further and contaminate evidence that may be needed in court. Interviewing Children is a practical guide to interviewing techniques for a range of professionals including welfare workers, psychologists, schoolteachers and counsellors, police officers and lawyers. Step by step, it outlines the key stages of an interview, and how to respond to the child's needs during an interview....

  • Attachment-Focused EMDR: Healing Relational Trauma

    Attachment-Focused EMDR: Healing Relational Trauma

    by Laurel Parnell

    Integrating the latest in attachment theory and research into the use of EMDR. Much has been written about trauma and neglect and the damage they do to the developing brain. But little has been written or researched about the potential to heal these attachment wounds and address the damage sustained from neglect or poor parenting in early childhood. This book presents a therapy that focuses on precisely these areas. Laurel Parnell, leader and innovator in the field of eye-movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), offers us a way to embrace two...

  • Beyond Anger and Violence: A Program for Women Participant Workbook

    Beyond Anger and Violence: A Program for Women Participant Workbook

    by Stephanie S. Covington

    The participant's essential guide to reflection and personal growth Beyond Anger and Violence: A Program for Women Participant Workbook is the participant's personal place for reflection, reactions, and learning, during and after management sessions. The activities inside reinforce program lessons about anger and violence, including how families, relationships, communities, and society affect one's life. In learning about the relationships between thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, participants can begin to grasp a better self-understanding that will help them manage anger in a healthier, more productive manner. They'll develop new skills for communication, conflict resolution,...

  • Beyond the Stigma of Abuse

    Beyond the Stigma of Abuse

    by Linda Wasil

    What if you could thrive beyond your wildest dreams? What if you didn’t have to have the stigma and limitation of being a “victim” even though you have been abused? Have you ever had the following thoughts: There’s no hope for me or my life… I’ll never be happy or successful… I’ll never be able to fully put this behind me… I’m doomed to repeat the pattern of abuse… If you can relate to any of the above, and are still searching for what else is...

  • Child Abuse and Culture: Working with Diverse Families

    Child Abuse and Culture: Working with Diverse Families

    by Lisa Aronson Fontes

    Highly readable and accessible, this expertly written book provides a framework for culturally competent practice with children and families in child maltreatment cases. Numerous workable strategies and concrete examples are presented to help readers address cultural concerns at each stage of the assessment and intervention process. Professionals and students learn new ways of thinking about their own cultural viewpoints as they gain critical skills for: Maximizing the accuracy of assessments for physical and sexual abuse Overcoming language barriers in parent and child interviews Building rapport with clients from...

  • Child Protection, Domestic Violence and Parental Substance Misuse: Family Experiences and Effective Practice

    Child Protection, Domestic Violence and Parental Substance Misuse: Family Experiences and Effective Practice

    by Hedy Cleaver

    This book draws on a wide range of evidence to explore the facts about the relationship between substance misuse and domestic violence and their effect on children, and examines the response of children's services when there are concerns about the safety and welfare of children. It reveals the vulnerability of these children and the extent to which domestic violence, parental alcohol or parental drug misuse impact on children's health and development, affect the adults' capacity to undertake key parenting tasks, and influence the response of wider family and the community....

  • Children's Perspective on Domestic Violence

    Children's Perspective on Domestic Violence

    by Mullender, Hague, Kelly, Malos

    This book examines children's experiences and perspectives on living with domestic violence. It offers a detailed explanation of the impact on children living with domestic violence, how children make sense of and cope with their experiences, the response they receive from various agencies and the fit between what children feel they need and what in reality they receive. Drawing on the latest research both in the United Kingdom and internationally, the authors bring together current policy and practice in relation to children living with abuse and offer a critique from...

  • Conversations about gender, culture, violence & narrative practice

    Conversations about gender, culture, violence & narrative practice

    by Edited by Angel Yuen and Chery

    *Stories of hope and complexity from women of many cultures*. Edited by Angel Yuen & Cheryl White This inspiring book consists of writings from women of many cultures about initiatives, projects and ways of working to respond to violence. This collection will be powerfully relevant to practitioners working with individuals, families and/or communities whose lives are affected by violence and abuse. It includes practice-based chapters describing narrative ways of working with those who have experienced violence and also creative ways of engaging with men and women who have enacted violence against...

  • Cory Helps Kids Cope with Sexual Abuse

    Cory Helps Kids Cope with Sexual Abuse

    by Liana Lowenstein

    *Playful Activities for Traumatized Children* Cory’s Story and the variety of creative activities are specifically designed to help children cope with sexual abuse and trauma. Therapeutic games, art, puppets, and other engaging techniques address the eight components of Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). Age Range: 4 to 12 140pages Includes a reproducible story, assessment and treatment activities, and detailed parent handouts. *Author Bio* *Liana Lowenstein* is the owner and founder of Champion Press and author of numerous publications. Her most recent work is the Cory series of books that focus on helping children cope...

  • Counselling Skills for Working with Trauma: Healing From Child Sexual Abuse, Sexual Violence and Domestic Abuse

    Counselling Skills for Working with Trauma: Healing From Child Sexual Abuse, Sexual Violence and Domestic Abuse

    by Christiane Sanderson

    Counselling Skills for Working with Trauma is a practical, introductory guide to counselling survivors of child abuse, neglect, rape, sexual violence, sexual trafficking, religious sexual abuse, and domestic abuse. Written in an accessible style, it provides a comprehensive introduction to complex trauma accompanied by practical advice on how to create a safe environment in which survivors can learn the skills to restore control over trauma symptoms, to aid healing and post traumatic growth. The book covers all of the key principles including: understanding the role of dissociation in complex trauma; understanding...

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