Recent years have seen significant advances in knowledge about the effects of exposure to psych-ological trauma on young children from birth to age 5. This volume brings together leading experts to address practical considerations in working with traumatized young children and their caregivers. State-of-the-art assessment and treatment approaches are presented, together with innovative service delivery models. With a focus on building cross-disciplinary collaboration to better serve this vulnerable population, this is an indispensable resource for all mental health and human service professionals working with children at risk. In a new preface to the paperback edition, editor Joy D. Osofsky reflects on critical lessons learned in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
Young Children and Trauma