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NCJ Number: 139860 Find in a Library
Title: Something Bad Happened: A Creative Healing Book
Author(s): D W Alexander
Date Published: 1992
Page Count: 15
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau For At-Risk Youth
Plainview, NY 11803-0760
Publication Number: ISBN 1-56688-056-4
Sale Source: Bureau For At-Risk Youth
135 Dupont Street
P.O. Box 760
Plainview, NY 11803-0760
United States of America
Type: Youth-Oriented Material
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This book for children expresses the feelings of fear and sadness of a child victim.
Abstract: Illustrations accompany the text of this book designed to help a child heal after a traumatizing but nonspecified experience. It provides space for the child to draw pictures to express her or his feelings about the "bad happening."
Main Term(s): Child victims; Victim reactions to crime
Index Term(s): Crisis intervention; Mental health; Psychological victimization effects
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