The Handbook of Therapeutic Care for Children

The Handbook of Therapeutic Care for Children

Evidence-Informed Approaches to Working with Traumatized Children and Adolescents in Foster, Kinship and Adoptive Care

Edited by Janise Mitchell, Joe Tucci, and Ed Tronick. Foreword by Stephen W. Porges

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This innovative book brings together a wide range of therapeutic approaches, techniques and models to outline recent developments in the practice of supporting children in out-of-home care. It sheds light on the significance of schools, sports and peer relationships in the lives of traumatized children. It also draws particular attention to the vital importance of taking into account children's cultural heritage, and to the growing prevalence of relative care. Each chapter is set out by acclaimed and world-renowned contributors' specific approach, such as Dan Hughes and his work on conceptual maps and Cathy Malchiodi and her research on creative interventions, and gives practical ways to support children and carers. It also includes contributions from Bruce Perry, Allan Schore and Martin Teicher. This comprehensive volume will open new avenues for understanding how the relationship between child and carer can create opportunities for change and healing. This is the ebook edition, you will be able to access this ebook online via your browser or download it to the accompanying Jessica Kingsley Publishers app.


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Edited by Janise Mitchell, Joe Tucci, and Ed Tronick. Foreword by Stephen W. Porges:
Janise Mitchell is Deputy CEO of the Australian Childhood Foundation, a social worker and a children's rights advocate. Joe Tucci is CEO of the Australian Childhood Foundation, a social worker, a psychologist and a children's rights advocate. Ed Tronick is Distinguished University Professor of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts and Director of Child Development Unit at the University of Massachusetts.

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