WORKING WITH PARENTS/CAREGIVERS IN TRAUMA-FOCUSED THERAPY: A CONVERSATION GUIDE

Parents/caregivers can be an invaluable part of the healing journey for children, by expressing confidence in their ability to heal, supporting progress and demonstrating their own capacity to come to terms with the child’s trauma experience.

skills ladderWe created this guide to help providers talk with parents/caregivers about skills that are important for participating in trauma-focused therapy relationships with their children and families.

This guide was developed by the Family-Informed Trauma Treatment Center at the University of Maryland and with support from the Center for Resilient Families at the University of Minnesota and the National Child Traumatic Stress Network.

To view and download the guide, click here.