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Trauma-focused Intervention for Children, Adolescents and Families: School, Clinical and Community Approaches

Friday, May 4, 2007

Conference presenters included Esther Deblinger, Ph.D., professor at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and co-founder and co-director of the Child Abuse Research Education and Service Institute; Betty Pfefferbaum, M.D., J.D., chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine and Director to the Terrorism and Disaster center of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network; and Marleen Wong, LCSW, Ph.D., Director of the Crisis Counseling and Intervention Service for the Los Angeles School District.  Donald Meichnbaum, Ph.D., Research Director of The Melissa Institute served as the moderator and provided commentary throughout the conference.

Treatment of Children Who Have Suffered Child Sexual Abuse and Other Traumas by Esther Deblinger, Ph.D. [PDF]

Trauma-focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Children and Parents by Esther Deblinger, Ph.D. [PDF]

Current Issues in Child Disaster Mental Health by Betty Pfefferbaum, M.D., J.D. [Powerpoint]

Trauma Leaves Children Behind by Marleen Wong, Ph.D., LCSW [PDF]

Implementing a School-based Intervention by Marleen Wong, Ph.D., LCSW [PDF]

Managing Threats: Lessons from School Shootings by Marleen Wong, Ph.D., LCSW [PDF]

Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS) by Marleen Wong, Ph.D., LCSW [PDF]

Self-care for Trauma Psychotherapists and Caregivers: Individual, Social and Organizational Interventions by Donald Meichenbaum, Ph.D. One question that was raised by attendees at the Trauma-focused Interventions for Children conference was the impact on helpers of working with victimized clients. What can be done at the individual, social and organizational levels to reduce vicarious traumatization? This handout offered by Donald Meichenbaum provides a number of practical suggestions to reduce vicarious traumatization. [PDF]

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11th Annual Conference

Trauma-focused Intervention for Children, Adolescents and Families: School, Clinical and Community Approaches Friday, May 4, 2007 Conference presenters included Esther Deblinger, Ph.D., professor at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and co-founder and co-director of the […]