21. Child and Adolescent Victims of Trauma

  1. Edilma L. Yearwood PhD, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN,
  2. Geraldine S. Pearson PhD, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN and
  3. Jamesetta A. Newland PhD, FNP-BC, FAANP, DPNAP
  1. Angela Amar,
  2. Natalie McClain and
  3. Carol Anne Marchetti

Published Online: 28 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118704660.ch21

Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health

Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health

How to Cite

Amar, A., McClain, N. and Marchetti, C. A. (2012) Child and Adolescent Victims of Trauma, in Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health (eds E. L. Yearwood, G. S. Pearson and J. A. Newland), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118704660.ch21

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 9 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813807867

Online ISBN: 9781118704660

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Keywords:

  • Child and adolescent victims of trauma;
  • Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT);
  • Psychotherapy;
  • Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs);
  • Trauma-focused cognitive-behavioral therapy (TF-CBT);
  • Traumatic events screening instrument (TESI)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Description of the Issue

  • Epidemiology

  • Profile of the Traumatized Child and Adolescent

  • Recognition of the Behavioral Patterns of Abused Children

  • Implications for Clinical Practice

  • Prevention

  • Intervention

  • Providing Specialized Care

  • Forensic Implications

  • Implications for Research and Education

  • Case Exemplar

  • Summary

  • Recommended Resources

  • References