Effective Therapies for Children and Non-offending Caregivers in the Aftermath of Child Sexual Abuse or Other Traumas (Chapter 19 in Wiley Handbook of What Works in Child Maltreatment: An Evidence-Based Approach to Assessment and Intervention in Child Protection).
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This chapter provides a review of the research on those treatments for childhood trauma deemed “Well-Supported by Research Evidence” or “Supported by Research Evidence” by the California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare. Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is explored in greater detail as this model has the strongest evidence base among treatments for childhood trauma. 41 references.
evidence based practice; therapeutic effectiveness; child abuse; sexual abuse; trauma informed practice; Cognitive therapy