Children's Residential Homes: A Relational and Developmental Trauma Perspective (Chapter 11 in Working with Relational and Developmental Trauma in Children and Adolescents).
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This chapter considers some of the needs, challenges, and interventions or working therapeutically within children’s residential homes. It discusses who the children are who are placed within residential homes, the unique components of residential settings, common threads of moving residential homes to become more trauma and attachment-informed, and existing context-specific therapeutic approaches. A case example is provided, as well as reflective exercises. 1 table and 11 references. (Author abstract modified)
attachment disorder; residential care institutions; group homes; foster children; antisocial behavior; trauma informed practice; parent child relationships; resilience; therapeutic intervention; childhood trauma; CHILD DEVELOPMENT; promising practices