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NCJ Number: NCJ 240722     Find in a Library
Title: Evidence-Based Treatments for Traumatized Children and Adolescents
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Author(s): Stephanie Schneider ; Steven F. Grilli ; Jennifer R. Schneider
  Journal: Current Psychiatry Reports  Volume:15  Issue:1  Dated:January 2013
Date Published: 01/2013
Page Count: 9
  Annotation: This article reviews recent advances in empirically supported psychotherapeutic treatments for children and adolescents experiencing trauma and provides a brief summary of available interventions.
Abstract: This article reviews recent advances in empirically supported psychotherapeutic treatments for children and adolescents experiencing trauma and provides a brief summary of available interventions, as well as a context for their use. The authors highlight the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry’s recent practice guidelines for trauma treatment and discuss their implications for clinicians, including the benefits of involving caregivers in treatment and the rationale for using practices that are specifically trauma-focused as first-line intervention. Finally, the authors discuss the status of research on the real-world implementation of these therapies and the need for further research, particularly regarding clinician knowledge and use of empirically supported practices, potential stepped-care approaches to trauma treatment, and the need to reduce attrition in child trauma research and practice. Abstract published by arrangement with Springer.
Main Term(s): Exposure to Violence
Index Term(s): Psychiatry ; Psychotherapy ; Family intervention programs ; Post-trauma stress disorder ; Treatment techniques ; Cognitive therapy ; Treatment effectiveness ; Child (5-12)
Type: Research (Applied/Empirical)
Country: United States of America
Language: English
   
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