Cognitive-Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools Book

Author: Lisa Jaycox
Grades: Ages 11-15

This is a skill-based therapy program for children suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder as a result of traumatic experiences, such as witnessing violence or being in a natural or man-made disaster. It uses a skill-building, early intervention approach that reduces depression and anxiety related to negative experiences. Ten group sessions and one to three individual sessions:

  • Are designed for school counselors, psychologists, and social workers
  • Last only 10 weeks
  • Involve both parents and teachers for increased support