INTRODUCTION TO WORKING WITH ADULT SURVIVORS OF CHILDHOOD TRAUMA: TECHNIQUES AND STRATEGIES represents the first primer for practice with victims of childhood trauma. Author, professor, and practicing social worker Carolyn Knight focuses on skills and techniques for which there is solid theoretical and empirical support, emphasizing strategies that are likely to be useful to practitioners of varying professional backgrounds and working in diverse practice settings. The book is organized around phases in the helping relationship and is based on the assumption that core practice skills have their greatest utility at different points in the work.
Table of Contents
1. Working with Adult Survivors of Childhood Trauma: An Overview.
2. The Nature of Childhood Trauma: Theory and Research.
3. The Helping Relationship in Individual Work with Clients with Histories of Childhood Trauma.
4. The Helping Relationship in Group Work with Clients with Histories of Childhood Trauma.
5. Indirect Trauma: The Occupational Hazard Associated with Working with Adult Survivors of Childhood Trauma.
6. The Beginning Phase in Individual Work with Survivors of Childhood Trauma.
7. The Beginning Phase in Group Work with Adult Survivors of Childhood Trauma.
8. The Middle Phase in Individual Treatment with Adult Survivors of Childhood Trauma.
9. The Work Phase in Groups for Adult Survivors of Childhood Trauma.
10. The Ending Phase in Individual and Group Work with Adult Survivors of Childhood Trauma.