One half of the book follows Caleb, a young boy who talks about his difficulties with relationships. He learns strategies and is introduced to “four healing keys”. Very simple text, even for young children. Second half of the book provides tools, tips.
Sherman Smith saw the most terrible thing happen. At first he tried to forget about it, but soon something inside him started to bother him. He felt nervous for no reason. Sometimes his stomach hurt. He had bad dreams. And he started to feel angry and do mean things, which got him in trouble. Then… More A Terrible Thing Happened
Attachment is the deep and enduring connection established between a child and caregiver in the first few years of life. It profoundly influences every component of the mind, body, emotions, relationships, and values. Disrupted attachment not only leads to emotional and social problems, but also results in biochemical consequences in the developing brain. Attachment, Trauma,… More Attachment, Trauma, And Healing
Based on the author’s love-based parenting paradigm this book offers a new understanding of why traditional parenting techniques are ineffective with children with difficult behavior, along with clear and concise explanations of the science behind trauma and negative early life experiences. It addresses specific behaviors, including poor social skills, homework battles, demanding behaviors, self-injury, defensive… More Beyond Consequences, Logic, and Control: A Love Based Approach to Helping Children with Severe Behaviors (Vol. 2)
Parents and professionals now have the opportunity to join Dr. Hughes, a clinical psychologist who specializes in the treatment of trauma, attachment, foster care and adoption, as he teaches a workshop on the method of Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy. learn how to understand these children who have lived in traumatic situations. Learn how to parent these… More Building the Bonds of Attachment
This work is a composite case study of the developmental course of one child following years of abuse and neglect. Building the Bonds of Attachment focuses on both the specialized psychotherapy and parenting that is often necessary in facilitating a child’s psychological development and attachment security. It develops a model for intervention by blending attachment… More Building The Bonds Of Attachment: Awakening Love In Deeply Troubled Children
The CBT Toolbox for Children and Adolescents gives you the resources to help the children in your life handle their daily obstacles with ease. Written by clinicians and teachers with decades of experience working with kids, these unique and effective therapy tools are vital to teaching youth how to cope with and overcome their day-to-day… More CBT Toolbox for Children & Adolescents: Over 200 Worksheets & Exercises for Trauma, ADHD, Autism, Anxiety, Depression & Conduct Disorders
Providing research-based insight into the psychology of communication, this reference explores the most common barriers to effective communication and provides tangible steps to address these barriers head-on. The book features an expanded selection of relevant, meaningful exercises, role-plays, and activities that give readers the chance to immediately apply the concepts to real-life experiences. With lessons… More Connecting Across Differences: Finding Common Ground with Anyone, Anywhere, Anytime
It is increasingly challenging for teachers to educate without a deeper understanding of the experience of their students. This is particularly the case in marginalized groups of young people who are subject to loss, grief, trauma and shame. Through a snapshot of the diverse student populous, this book explores the impact of these experiences on… More Creating Inclusion and Well-Being for Marginalized Students: Whole-School Approaches to Supporting Children’s Grief, Loss, and Trauma
Author Jolene Philo was always told that “babies don’t feel any pain” and that her son would not remember the traumatic surgeries and hospital visits he endured as a young child. However, research has shown that when children experience medical illness, witness violence, or are abused, it can leave a lasting effect. With years of… More Does My Child Have PTSD? What to Do When Your Child Is Hurting from the Inside Out
A kind and sensitive school nurse sees that a young victim of child abuse and her abusing mother get help.The topic of abuse is sensitive but the book handles the topic gently and is not too graphic. The book shows the reality of child abuse and what a child can do if they are in… More Don’t Hurt Me, Mama
Author Linda Espinosa has seen the consequences of inadequate training, misguided practices, neglect, misunderstanding, and even outright bigotry on the life forces of bright, curious, and highly verbal children who happen to have been born into poverty. Their eagerness to learn and to participate in a social community can be muted before they ever begin… More Getting It Right for Young Children from Diverse Backgrounds Applying Research to Improve Practice
This book provides practical, hands on activities and suggestions on how adults can help children express their feelings after something traumatic through art, play, creative writing, music, drama and movement.
When three year old Tyler was adopted from Ukraine in 1992, the orphanage director told the authors, “He just needs to be loved”, but Tyler needed much more than love. The product of neglect and abuse, he fought every attempt to be integrated into the family, afraid to trust human relationships. During his first years… More He Just Needs to be Loved
Healing Days is a book designed to be used in therapy for young children and functions as an excellent resource for those who have experienced physical or sexual abuse, or other trauma. Readers will follow four children as they learn ways to cope with their own trauma. A Dear Reader introduction is included for the… More Healing Days: A Guide for Kids Who Have Experienced Trauma
Subtitle: With Special Discussion for Assessing and Treating the Post-Institutionalized Child (2nd Edition) Written for parents who have adopted a child who has suffered deprivation or abuse, this book is a welcome source of new ideas and technics in helping my children adapt to their new family, social and cultural situation. Especially, in the areas of… More Help For The Hopeless Child: A Guide For Families
Baby Bear lives in a home with the Big Bears, and loves to chase butterflies and make mud pies – they make Baby Bear’s tummy fill with sunshine. Then, one night, Baby Bear hears a big storm downstairs in the house and in the morning, Baby Bear’s tummy starts to feel grey and rainy. How… More How Are You Feeling Today Baby Bear?: Exploring Big Feelings After Living in a Stormy Home
Nearly every child will be offered drugs or alcohol before graduating high school. The good news is that a child who gets to age twenty-one without smoking, using illegal drugs, or abusing alcohol is virtually certain never to do so…and kids who learn about drugs from their parents are much likelier to resist these temptations.… More How to Raise a Drug-Free Kid: The Straight Dope for Parents
Warm and comforting book gently helps grieving children identify their feelings. From denial and anger to guilt and sadness and learning to accept and deal with them. Simple and direct writing. Ages 9 and up.
Learn how to read the behavioral language of fear and talk through your child’s anxieties. Adults often have trouble understanding and addressing the sources of their children’s fears. In Listening to Fear, Dr. Steven Marans shares the techniques for easing distress that he has developed for children of all ages in his work as the… More Listening to Fear: Helping Kids Cope, from Nightmares to the Nightly News