Applied Principles in the Psychological Treatment of Traumatic Events

Tuesday, February 12
Applied Principles in the Psychological Treatment of Traumatic Events: The Use of Narrative in Treating Childhood Trauma
Sarah Heavin (Psychology)
Thompson 193

This talk will focus on understanding how trauma is conceptualized by clinical psychologists, discussing what principles should be present in effective trauma treatment, and will provide an overview of Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy, an evidence-based approach of using narrative to desensitize children to traumatic events.