Trauma Counseling

Trauma Counseling

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As of 2009, The Council of Accreditation and Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) mandated that all counseling programs must address trauma within their curriculum.Trauma Counseling, written by a Fulbright scholar who is internationally recognized for her work with traumatized populations in Rwanda, is designed to help counseling students and professionals approach and treat trauma survivors with confidence. In so doing, it not only fulfills but exceeds the requirements of CACREP standards. The text provides a comprehensive review of the many causes of trauma, including interpersonal violence, hate crimes, school violence, and war and terrorism. It includes evidence-based trauma counseling techniques and integrates the latest findings from neuropsychology and psychopharmacology. It also addresses macro-level issues such as community violence. This interdisciplinary textbook will be of tremendous use to graduate counseling students and professional counselors, as well as social workers, psychologists, and other human service providers. Key Topics: Trauma and context Trauma of loss, vulnerability, and interpersonal violence Intolerance and trauma of hate Large-scale trauma, crisis, and violence Community, school, and organizational violence Clinical assessment and treatment issues Other issues in trauma counselingReligious, literary, and artistic traditions have captured and represented this history, and contemporary media continue to replay the effects of trauma ... Perhaps the first narrative of interpersonal violence is found in the account of the offspring of Adam and Eve. ... of Trauma, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and the Diagnostic and Statistical Manuals (DSMs), and Posttraumatic Growth. ... The chapter concludes by offering helpful resources for instructors, students, and clinicians.

Title:Trauma Counseling
Author:Lisa Lopez Levers
Publisher:Springer Publishing Company - 2012-03-15


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