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Hope for children of trauma : an international perspective

Author: Panos Vostanis
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2018. ©2018
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ISBN: 9781138205642 1138205648 9781138205659 1138205656
OCLC Number: 1007501194
Description: xii, 162 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Hope for Children of Trauma: A World JourneyPanos VostanisTaylor & FrancisTable of ContentsPREFACE CHAPTER 1: Ever Changing Approaches to Child TraumaEvolving concepts and attitudes towards children, trauma and mental healthComplex trauma and its correlatesStatus and sources of evidenceThe whole is larger than the sum of parts: Why service modelling mattersCHAPTER 2: Impact of Trauma on Child Mental HealthThe complex relationship between vulnerability and traumaNature and extent of mental health problems Changing approaches to vulnerability and resilience The increasing influence of socioecological and resilience theoriesInter-linked vulnerability and resilience factors through an ecological lensConceptualizing resilience systems and their interactionsCHAPTER 3: Child Vulnerability in a Global ContextHow much can we alter a child's life trajectory?High-income countries: Policy, evidence and emerging models, but "not everything that shines is gold"The constant flux of middle-income countriesLow-income, developing or third world countries?CHAPTER 4: Looking for Answers: From Birmingham Shelters to Mumbai SlumsSocietal, cultural and economic changesAdvances in practice and therapeutic approachesService models: The weakest linkWhy hard-to-reach groups are also hard to researchPrinciples and components of high-income countries service model for vulnerable childrenWhy can we not just translate this model to low- and middle-income countries?CHAPTER 5: The Road to WACITA Trail Blazer into the unknown Nearly impossible question, or just our own ignorance?Exploring readiness of systems and communities, strengths and challengesPartnerships, evidence and the preliminary WACIT modelBuilding the model: The second WACIT phaseThe 6 Continents in 6 Weeks launch: More than mere symbolismCHAPTER 6: Level 1: Children's Safety should Permeate Policy, Attitudes and EnvironmentsLevels and thresholds of safetyPolicy and legislationImplementation in child care practiceShifting attitudesThinking 'child', 'vulnerability' and 'mental health'Physical environments and people cannot be disentangledInterprofessional training means interprofessional careCHAPTER 7: Nurturing Attitudes and ApproachesParents and extended familyKinship care: Within-family or external placement?Adoptive parents: from assessment to permanencyThe wide spectrum of residential care staff needsCommunity practitioners' multiple rolesCHAPTER 8: Building Resilience at School and in the CommunityLife never stops in the therapy roomSchool-based interventionsInvolving communities: Exciting but largely untested opportunitiesThe role of mentors A new experience of belongingLinking emotional literacy with a business nousThe power of religion, religiosity and spiritualityCHAPTER 9: Application of Therapeutic Approaches'Therapeutic': A widely used and often misunderstood wordPsychoeducationBehavioural strategiesFamily and attachment-based approachesTrauma-focused strategies: Usually expected, but where does one start and stop?Cognitive-behavioural and other applicationsCHAPTER 10: Therapeutic InterventionsMaking sense of traumatic memoriesTherapeutic relief by touching upon the traumaIndications and misunderstandings of medicationMultimodal programmes and principlesCHAPTER 11: Always a Service Model, whatever the Constraints Absence of service modelling Policy encompassing vulnerabilityThe more 'inter' the better, but without dilutionFrom joint care pathways to joint care plansNo need for specialists, but rather for specialist competenciesThe importance of indirect service activitiesGenuine user participationAre we making impact? The ever growing and changing role of service evaluationHigh-income countries (HIC)Low- and middle-income countries (LMIC)CHAPTER 12: Training in a Service ContextService connotations and principlesInter-connectedness between training and service provisionLearning objectives and format of deliveryTrauma-related awareness and foundation knowledgeContinuous professional development (CPD) or lifelong learningOptimizing the deceptively scary use of new technologiesOrganizational issues to be consideredEPILOGUEBOOK REFERENCES BY CHAPTER
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