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Preparing for Trauma Work in Clinical Mental Health Synopsis

This workbook is a foundational and unique resource for clinicians preparing to work with clients affected by trauma. Chapters integrate a holistic understanding of the unique client within trauma-specific case conceptualization, promote trainees' identification of personal values and past experiences that could impact their ability to provide safe and ethical services, and offer ways to reduce the risk of occupational hazards such as vicarious traumatization. The trauma treatment process is presented within the tri-phasic framework, which is applicable across settings, disciplines, and various theoretical orientations. Each chapter also provides experiential activities that link the chapter content with clinician reflection and application of knowledge and skills, which instructors and supervisors can easily utilize for evaluation and gatekeeping regarding a student's mastery of the content. An ideal resource for graduate-level faculty and supervisors, this book offers a versatile application for mental-health related fields including counseling, psychology, social work, school counseling, substance abuse, and marriage and family therapy. Designed for students and professional clinicians, this groundbreaking text fills an important education and training gap by providing a comprehensive and enlightening presentation of trauma work while also emphasizing the clinician's growth in self-awareness and professional development.

Preparing for Trauma Work in Clinical Mental Health Press Reviews

An exceptional and much-needed primer for professional development in trauma treatment. This stimulating book offers a multi-level approach focusing on the nature of trauma, the clinician, the client, the therapeutic relationship, and the treatment process. Filling an important gap in graduate curricula, this timely volume promises to captivate and educate both students and practitioners for years to come. - Scott T. Alison, PhD, professor of psychology, University of Richmond, USA This text is a must have for the emerging professional or experienced clinician! Clear, concise, and comprehensive, this is a much-needed resource at the perfect time! - Cheri Meder, PhD, LPC, LSC, associate department chair of counselor education, Adams State University, USA The most outstanding text for trauma clinician development on the market! This workbook is an invaluable tool for clinical supervisors! - Lee Underwood, PsyD, clinical supervisor and trauma research specialist, USA This is by far the best resource for trauma clinicians. A scientific work of art. A rich and compelling resource. Just wow! - Kaitlyn Stafford, PhD, LCSW, trauma specialist at Rising Behavioral Health Consulting, USA

Book Information

ISBN: 9780367331856
Publication date: 9th September 2020
Author: Lisa (Regent University, Virginia, USA) Compton, Corie (Private practice, Missouri, USA) Schoeneberg
Publisher: Routledge an imprint of Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 236 pages
Categories: Trauma & shock, Social work, Psychotherapy, Psychotherapy,

About Lisa (Regent University, Virginia, USA) Compton, Corie (Private practice, Missouri, USA) Schoeneberg

Lisa Compton, PhD, LCSW, CFE, is a certified trauma treatment specialist and full-time faculty and trauma certificate coordinator for Regent University. Corie Schoeneberg, PhD, LPC, RPT-S, NCC, is an author, international presenter, graduate counseling course instructor, and clinical and play therapy supervisor.

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