This highly practical book has helped thousands of clinicians make the most of limited resources to support children and families struggling with chronic, multiple adversities. Trauma systems therapy (TST) is grounded in cutting-edge research on traumatic stress and child development. It provides a roadmap for integrating individualized treatment with services at the home, school, and community levels. Effective assessment and intervention strategies are accompanied by vivid case material and reproducible worksheets and forms. Purchasers get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size. (First edition title: Collaborative Treatment of Traumatized Children and Teens.) New to This Edition *Restructured to reflect significant conceptual and clinical advances. *Even more clinician friendly: increased emphasis on practical aspects of assessment and treatment. *Chapter on organizational planning. *Chapters on TST innovations, including applications for diverse trauma populations and for problems other than trauma. *More reproducible clinical tools--now downloadable.
1. Introduction to TST I. Foundations 2. Survival Circuits 3. The Regulation of Survival-in-the-Moment States 4. The Social Environment and the Services System 5. Safety Signals II. Getting Started 6. Ten Treatment Principles 7. The Treatment Team 8. Organizing Your Program III. Doing TST 9. Assessment 10. Treatment Planning 11. Ready-Set-Go 12. Safety-Focused Treatment 13. Regulation-Focused Treatment 14. Beyond Trauma Treatment 15. Psychopharmacology IV. Improving TST 16. Democratizing TST 17. Extending TST Beyond Trauma 18. Conclusions