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Gentling : a practical guide to treating PTSD in abused children

Author: William E Krill
Publisher: Ann Arbor, MI : Loving Healing Press, ©2010.
Series: New horizons in therapy series.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William E Krill
ISBN: 9781615990030 1615990038
OCLC Number: 429588828
Description: viii, 225 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Gentling --
Trauma --
Signs and symptoms profile --
Child specific expressions of stress disorder signs --
The stress episode --
A course of treatment for abused children with PTSD --
Gentling and the treatment objectives --
Problems with traditional behavior modification techniques --
Special considerations in sexual trauma cases --
An environment of high nurture, high structure --
Helping to break negative engagement patterns --
Face to face gentling countenance --
The encopresis and enuresis problem --
Stressed self harm management : teaching self comforting --
When the child begin to share history : memory, sequence, truth, and confabulations --
Secrets --
When a person is a known trigger --
The family preservation bias : educating caregivers : foster parents, teachers, CYS, and judges --
Stress behavior data collection --
Classroom protocols --
Self care for the clinician.
Series Title: New horizons in therapy series.
Responsibility: William E. Krill Jr.


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Gentling: Breakthrough Therapy for Children with PTSD

by crazypsychobooklover (WorldCat user published 2009-12-29) Excellent Permalink

Gentling will acquaint the reader with a breakthough treatment approach for children who have survived physical, emotional and sexual abuse.  It is common knowledge that most children who have survived abuse will also have acquired Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).  While PTSD adds...
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Essential reading for clinicians, parents, foster parents and teachers

by readerviews (WorldCat user published 2009-11-02) Excellent Permalink

Reviewed by Paige Lovitt for Reader Views (8/09)

"Gentling" is described by the author as "... the process of delivering the balm of gentle gestures." This includes using both compassion and empathy in dealing with young children who are victims of severe abuse. In "Gentling," the author...
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