I. Theoretical Framework for Assessment and Treatment 1. The Impact of Traumatic Stress and Loss on Children and Families, Nancy Boyd Webb 2. A Developmenta--Transactional Framework for Assessment of Children and Families Following a Mass Trauma, Nancy Boyd Webb 3. Treating Traumatized Children and Adolescents: Treatment Issues, Modalities, Timing, and Methods, Kathleen Nader II. Helping Interventions, 4. Treatment of Childhood Traumatic Grief: Application of Cognitive-Behavioral and Client-Centered Therapies, Robin F. Goodman 5. Creation of a Group Mural to Promote Healing Following a Mass Trauma, Idalia Mapp and David Koch 6. How Schools Respond to Traumatic Events: Debriefing Interventions and Beyond, Mary Beth Williams 7. Ongoing, Long-Term Grief Support Groups for Traumatized Families, Charlotte Burrough and Danny Mize 8. Bereavement Groups Soon after Traumatic Death, Beth Hartley 9. Music Therapy to Help Traumatized Children and Caregivers, Joanne V. Loewy and Kristen Stewart 10. Sandplay, Art, and Play Therapy to Promote Anxiety Reduction, Lois Carey 11. Community Outreach and Education to Deal with Cultural Resistance to Mental Health Services, Lin Fang and Teddy Chen III. Living with Traumatic Memories and Ongoing Fears 12. Treatment of Psychological Trauma in Children of Military Families, Thomas Hardaway 13. A Drawing Technique for Diagnosis and Therapy of Adolescents Suffering Traumatic Stress and Loss Related to Terrorism, Tova Yedidia and Haya Itzhaky 14. Living in the Shadow of Community Violence in Northern Ireland: A Therapeutic Response, Isobel Reilly, Matt McDermott, and Stephen Coulter 15. Avoiding Vicarious Traumatization: Social Support, Spirituality, and Self-Care, Maddy Cunningham 16. Ongoing Issues and Challenges for Mental Health Professionals Working with Survivors of Mass Trauma, Nancy Boyd Webb Appendix
Nancy Boyd Webb, DSW, LICSW, RPT-S, is a leading authority on play therapy with children who have experienced loss and traumatic bereavement. She is University Distinguished Professor Emerita of Social Work in the Graduate School of Social Service at Fordham University, where she held an endowed Chair in Child Welfare Studies and founded the Post-Master's Certificate Program in Child and Adolescent Therapy. Dr. Webb taught clinical practice at Fordham for 30 years. She has published numerous books on child therapy, trauma, and bereavement, including Helping Bereaved Children, Third Edition; Play Therapy with Children and Adolescents in Crisis, Fourth Edition; and Social Work Practice with Children, Fourth Edition. Dr. Webb is an active supervisor, consultant, and trainer who presents frequently at conferences in the United States and internationally. She is a recipient of honors including the Day-Garrett Award from the Smith College School for Social Work, the Clinical Practice Award from the Association for Death Education and Counseling, and the designation of Distinguished Scholar by the National Academies of Practice in Social Work.
"This comprehensive volume should be on the desk of any clinician who works with traumatized children and families, whether in clinical, community, educational, or medical settings. It is an ideal text for both seasoned professionals and graduate students in all of the helping professions. Detailed case examples and descriptions of clinical and community interventions provide 'everything you need to know' about helping clients heal from largescale traumatic incidents." - - Cathy A. Malchlodi, ATR, CPAT, LPCC, National Institute for Trauma and Loss in Children"