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November 2000Vol. 1, No. 7Risking Connection: A Training Curriculum for Working With Survivors of Childhood Abuse

Saakvitne, K. W.;Pearlman, L. A.;Gamble, S.;Lev, B. T. Sidran Press. 2000. 312 pages. $75.00.

Professionals who work with survivors of severe childhood trauma and abuse have realized the need for more specialized training. This curriculum consists of five modules that address:

  • Understanding trauma and the effects of traumatic abuse
  • Forming a therapeutic alliance with the client
  • General principles of crisis management with survivor clients
  • Working with dissociation
  • Vicarious traumatization.

Includes four appendices, an annotated bibliography, index, references, forms, and worksheets.

To purchase a copy, contact:
Sidran Press
2328 W. Joppa Rd., Suite 15
Lutherville, MD 21093
Phone: 888-825-8249
Fax: 410-337-0747