Helps learners support children and families through the early years of a child’s life and development.
Focuses on the effects of traumatic stress in infancy and early childhood.
Discusses the implications of the changes in the DSM-5 as they relate to young children.
Discusses ways mental health providers can work with pediatric medical providers to ensure traumatized children receive care.
Discusses how mental health professionals can work with child protective services workers to provide trauma-informed care to infants and toddlers who come to their attention because of abuse or neglect.
Addresses providing or referring infants, young children, and their caregivers for trauma-sensitive therapeutic interventions, including Child Parent Psychotherapy (CPP) and Attachment and Biobehavioral Catch-Up (ABC).
Addresses attachment and its implications for young traumatized children in the child welfare system and discusses the nature of typically developing attachment relationships, as well as the impact of trauma and maltreatment on such relationships.
Features experts in the field of early childhood trauma discussing some of the core considerations when working with this population as they relate to the DSM-5.