In this groundbreaking handbook, two leading experts in community mental health present a collection of essays, papers, interviews and articles that explore the nature and extent of psychological and emotional trauma and its impact on people’s lives.
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This is a valuable resource for everyone in the caring professions; welfare services, and the public health, criminal justice and education sectors who wishes to create a more constructive environment that will enable their service users to develop their full potential.
Publisher: Pavilion Publishing and Media
Publication: 05 March 2012
Section one: The nature of trauma
Introduction; Chapter 1: Everybody’s problem: the personality disorder dimension; Chapter 2: Perspectives from the biological sciences; Chapter 3: Perspectives from the social sciences; Chapter 4: Socio-emotional systems.
Section two: Innovations in practice
Introduction; Chapter 5: Children without play; Chapter 6: Playing with freedom; Chapter 7: For argument's sake; Chapter 8: Debating at the Urban Academy; Chapter 9: Turmoil and transition: St Basils; Chapter 10: On assessment: PD typologies and ‘learned defiance’ in the prison population; Chapter 11: The Drama Triangle and other ‘unwanted repetitive patterns’; Chapter 12: Empowering the victim in the criminal justice system; Chapter 13: An occupational hazard: managing traumatic incidents in the fire and rescue service; Chapter 14: The traumas of war; Chapter 15: Homelessness, complex trauma and recovery; Chapter 16: Banking on time: Potter Street TimeBank; Chapter 17: Building recovery communities; Chapter 18: A one-stop community; Chapter 19: Trauma in later life; Chapter 20: Common threads.
Section three: The future
Introduction; Chapter 21: Communities, once and future; Chapter 22: Psychology in the environment; Chapter 23: Enabling environments, public health and human values; Chapter 24: Conclusion; References; Further reading.