Treating Traumatic Stress in Children and Adolescents 2nd Edition

How to Foster Resilience through Attachment, Self-Regulation, and Competency

By: Margaret E. Blaustein and Kristine M. Kinniburgh

Treating Traumatic Stress in Children and Adolescents 2nd Edition
Tens of thousands of clinicians have used this book - now revised and expanded with 50% new material - to plan and organize effective interventions for children and adolescents who have experienced complex trauma, as well as their parents and other caregivers. The Attachment, Regulation, and Competency (ARC) framework can be used in a wide range of settings to strengthen child–caregiver relationships and support healthy development and positive functioning. Packed with case vignettes and user-friendly clinical tools, the volume identifies key treatment goals and provides flexible intervention strategies and skills. In a large-size format with lay-flat binding for easy photocopying, the book includes 72 reproducible handouts and forms. Purchasers get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials.


New to This Edition

  • Reflects the ongoing development of ARC, including important refinements to foundational strategies and treatment targets.
  • More than 30 additional handouts and worksheets; all reproducible tools are now downloadable.
  • Greater attention to caregiver skill development throughout.
  • Addresses ways ARC is being used in nontraditional settings (schools, day care, primary care practices) as well as diverse clinical contexts.
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