Has Your Child Been Traumatized? How to Know and What to Do to Promote Healing and Recovery

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Edition: 1st
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 2022-08-19
Publisher(s): The Guilford Press
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Summary

When a child has been through an upsetting or stressful event, it can feel overwhelming. Is my child traumatized? Are new behaviors normal, or signs of PTSD? What can I do to make my child feel safe again?In this wise and authoritative guide, psychologist Melissa Goldberg Mintz assures loving parents that the tools necessary for supporting a traumatized child are ones they already possess, from promoting recovery at home, to knowing when professional help is needed. Dr. Goldberg Mintz shares specific, critical information and insights into what trauma looks like at different ages, why some kids exposed to the same event react very differently, how to help a child through trauma triggers, and more. Most important, she shows parents how to ensure that kids don’t feel constrained by fear--and can face future challenges with hope and resilience.
 

Author Biography

Melissa Goldberg Mintz, PsyD, is a clinical psychologist in private practice in Houston, Texas, and Clinical Assistant Professor at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Goldberg Mintz is passionate about providing evidence-based care to children, adolescents, and adults who have experienced trauma.
 

Table of Contents

Foreword, Jon G. Allen
Introduction
I. Understanding Trauma
1. What Is Trauma?
2. Has Your Child Been Traumatized?
3. You Are the Key to Helping Your Child Heal
II. Knowing What to Expect
4. Understanding Changes in Your Child’s Behavior
5. Recognizing and Responding to Trauma Triggers
III. Responding to Behavioral Changes
6. What to Do When Your Child Becomes More Emotional and Less Mature
7. How to Respond to Minor Misbehavior
8. Handling Withdrawal and Avoidance
9. Dealing with Major Misbehavior
10. Responding to Self-Harm and Impulsive Behaviors
IV. Parenting Plus
11. Seeking Professional Help
12. Looking Ahead
Resources
Index

 

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