Trauma CounselingTrauma Counseling



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Author: Lisa Lopez Levers

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826106834

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As of 2009, The Council of Accreditation and Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) mandated that all counseling programs must address trauma within their curriculum.Trauma Counseling, written by a Fulbright scholar who is internationally recognized for her work with traumatized populations in Rwanda, is designed to help counseling students and professionals approach and treat trauma survivors with confidence. In so doing, it not only fulfills but exceeds the requirements of CACREP standards. The text provides a comprehensive review of the many causes of trauma, including interpersonal violence, hate crimes, school violence, and war and terrorism. It includes evidence-based trauma counseling techniques and integrates the latest findings from neuropsychology and psychopharmacology. It also addresses macro-level issues such as community violence. This interdisciplinary textbook will be of tremendous use to graduate counseling students and professional counselors, as well as social workers, psychologists, and other human service providers. Key Topics: Trauma and context Trauma of loss, vulnerability, and interpersonal violence Intolerance and trauma of hate Large-scale trauma, crisis, and violence Community, school, and organizational violence Clinical assessment and treatment issues Other issues in trauma counseling

Trauma Counseling Second EditionTrauma Counseling Second Edition



The second edition includes relevant updates concerning new findings in neuroscience and the importance of Polyvagal Theory to our understanding of how trauma affects the brain"--

Author: Lisa Lopez Levers

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ISBN: 0826150845

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Page: 600

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The only comprehensive text to focus on trauma, stress, crisis, and disaster counseling from a clinical practice perspective This overarching text, intended both for mental health practitioners-in-training and for practicing clinicians, focuses on the impact of stress, crisis, trauma, and disaster on diverse populations across the lifespan as well as on effective treatment strategies. The second edition is newly grounded in a trauma scaffold, providing foundational information that therapists can build upon, step-by-step, to treat individuals affected by more complex trauma events. This resource newly addresses the mental health implications of COVID-19, which has had an enormous impact on multitudes of people since the beginning of the pandemic, its repercussions likely to continue for some time into the future. The text also is updated to provide the most recent diagnostic information regarding trauma in the DSM-5. Two new chapters address the confluence of crises related to anthropogenic climate change and the effects of mass violence. This unrivalled resource emphasizes stress management and crisis intervention skills as important building blocks for working with more complex issues of trauma and disaster. It underscores the idea that trauma must be approached from multiple perspectives and in multiple dimensions encompassing individual, community, societal, and systemic implications along with multicultural and diversity frames of reference. The text integrates the latest findings from neuropsychology and psychopharmacology with an emphasis on Polyvagal Theory. Additionally, the text highlights the importance of clinical supervision in trauma care and examines ethical dimensions and the need for self-care among trauma counselors. Purchase includes digital access for use on most mobile devices or computers. New to the Second Edition: Reconceptualizes the text with the concept of a Trauma Scaffold as a foundation upon which to understand and develop treatment for increasingly complex trauma events Addresses the COVID-19 pandemic and its profound effect on the mental health of vast numbers of people Includes two new chapters on the confluence of crises related to anthropogenic climate change and the effects of mass violence Includes PowerPoint slides to accompany an updated Instructor's Manual Key Features: Delivers both introductory and advanced clinical information addressing complex trauma Addresses trauma from a bioecological framework with emphasis on trauma-informed practices, multicultural pluralism, diversity, and social justice Considers neurobiological responses to trauma with new research and the contributions of Polyvagal Theory Examines individual, familial, community, society, and systemic understandings of stress, crisis, trauma, and disaster Includes a wealth of resources for further study, text boxes, and case studies to reinforce learning

Trauma Counseling Second EditionTrauma Counseling Second Edition



Theories and Interventions for Managing Trauma, Stress, Crisis, and Disaster Lisa López Levers, PhD, LPCC-S, LPC, CRC, NCC ... Rebuilding shattered lives: The responsible treatment of complex posttraumatic and dissociative disorders.

Author: Lisa López Levers, PhD, LPCC-S, LPC, CRC, NCC

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826150851

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Page: 600

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The only comprehensive text to focus on trauma, stress, crisis, and disaster counseling from a clinical practice perspective This overarching text, intended both for mental health practitioners-in-training and for practicing clinicians, focuses on the impact of stress, crisis, trauma, and disaster on diverse populations across the lifespan as well as on effective treatment strategies. The second edition is newly grounded in a "trauma scaffold," providing foundational information that therapists can build upon, step-by-step, to treat individuals affected by more complex trauma events. This resource newly addresses the mental health implications of COVID-19, which has had an enormous impact on multitudes of people since the beginning of the pandemic, its repercussions likely to continue for some time into the future. The text also is updated to provide the most recent diagnostic information regarding trauma in the DSM-5. Two new chapters address the confluence of crises related to anthropogenic climate change and the effects of mass violence. This unrivalled resource emphasizes stress management and crisis intervention skills as important building blocks for working with more complex issues of trauma and disaster. It underscores the idea that trauma must be approached from multiple perspectives and in multiple dimensions encompassing individual, community, societal, and systemic implications along with multicultural and diversity frames of reference. The text integrates the latest findings from neuropsychology and psychopharmacology with an emphasis on Polyvagal Theory. Additionally, the text highlights the importance of clinical supervision in trauma care and examines ethical dimensions and the need for self-care among trauma counselors. Purchase includes digital access for use on most mobile devices or computers. New to the Second Edition: Reconceptualizes the text with the concept of a "Trauma Scaffold" as a foundation upon which to understand and develop treatment for increasingly complex trauma events Addresses the COVID-19 pandemic and its profound effect on the mental health of vast numbers of people Includes two new chapters on the confluence of crises related to anthropogenic climate change and the effects of mass violence Includes PowerPoint slides to accompany an updated Instructor's Manual Key Features: Delivers both introductory and advanced clinical information addressing complex trauma Addresses trauma from a bioecological framework with emphasis on trauma-informed practices, multicultural pluralism, diversity, and social justice Considers neurobiological responses to trauma with new research and the contributions of Polyvagal Theory Examines individual, familial, community, society, and systemic understandings of stress, crisis, trauma, and disaster Includes a wealth of resources for further study, text boxes, and case studies to reinforce learning

Disaster Mental Health CounselingDisaster Mental Health Counseling



An introduction to counseling survivors of trauma: Beginning to understand the context of trauma. In L. L. Levers (Ed.), Trauma counseling: Theories and interventions (pp. 1–22). New York, NY: Springer Publishing. Lynch, M. F. (2012).

Author: Mark A. Stebnicki, PhD, LPC, DCMHS, CRC, CCM, CCMC

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826132895

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Page: 364

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Focuses on understanding cultural and psychosocial contexts to promote optimal healing for disaster survivors This is the first book for mental health professionals working with survivors of mass trauma to focus on the psychosocial and culture contexts in which these disasters occur. It underscores the importance of understanding these environments in order to provide maximally effective mental health interventions for trauma survivors and their communities. Global in scope, the text addresses the foundations of understanding and responding to the mental health needs of individuals and groups healing from traumas created by a wide range of natural and human-made critical events, including acts of terrorism, armed conflict, genocide, and mass violence by individual perpetrators. Designed for professional training in disaster mental health, and meeting CACREP standards, the text promotes the knowledge and skills needed to work with the psychosocial aspects of individual and group adaptation and adjustment to mass traumatic experience. Reflecting state-of-the-art knowledge, the book offers detailed guidelines in assessment and brief interventions related to survivors’ posttraumatic stress symptoms and complex trauma associated with being at the epicenter of extraordinary stressful and traumatic events. In addition, this book also covers critical issues of self-care for the professional. Illustrated with first-person accounts of disaster survivors and case scenarios, this book emphasizes how counselors and other mental health professionals can foster resilience and wellness in individuals and communities affected by all types of disasters.Key Features: Considers disaster and mass trauma response from a culturally and globally relevant perspective—the first book of its kind Addresses CACREP’s clinical standards and content areas related to disaster mental health response Covers many types of disasters and categories of survivors Includes updated information on PTSD, complex trauma, and self-care Addresses cultivating resiliency in individual and group survivors along with social justice issues

Counseling TheoryCounseling Theory



Journal of Humanistic Counseling, Education and Development, 43, 188–196. Horney, K. (1950). ... Existential theory: Guidelines for practice in child therapy. ... In L. L. Levers (Ed.), Trauma counseling: Theories and interventions (pp.

Author: Richard D. Parsons

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 9781483312057

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Page: 522

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Organized around the latest CACREP standards, Counseling Theory: Guiding Reflective Practice, by Richard D. Parsons and Naijian Zhang, presents theory as an essential component to both counselor identity formation and professional practice. Drawing on the contributions of current practitioners, the text uses both classical and cutting-edge theoretical models of change as lenses for processing client information and developing case conceptualizations and intervention plans. Each chapter provides a snapshot of a particular theory/approach and the major thinkers associated with each theory as well as case illustrations and guided practice exercises to help readers internalize the content presented and apply it to their own development as counselors.

Introduction to Crisis and Trauma CounselingIntroduction to Crisis and Trauma Counseling



Chapter 5 of this text includes theories and interventions on crisis counseling, and Chapter 6 offers theories and interventions on trauma counseling. Chapter 7 focuses exclusively on suicide, and Chapter 8 addresses sexual, emotional, ...

Author: Thelma Duffey

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119685135

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Page: 347

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“Now more than ever, this text is needed. The authors do a wonderful job of tackling the topics most critical in counseling trauma survivors. The resilience-based perspective and the focus on prevention is refreshing and reinforces the idea that people are survivors who are able to thrive even in the darkest and most difficult of times. This book is essential reading for all counselors.” —Victoria E. Kress, PhD, Youngstown State University “This book provides an exceptional review of the contemporary sociopolitical issues, historical perspectives, and clinical skills critical to effective crisis and trauma healing. Incorporating issues of power, privilege, culture, ecological context, and relational dynamics affords a unique perspective and makes this resource a must for anyone working in the area of trauma and crisis.” —Frederic P. Bemak, EdD, Professor Emeritus, George Mason University, Founder and Director, Counselors Without Borders This introductory text integrates evidence-based models and best practices with relational-cultural theory, which is responsive to the many forms of traumatic stress and tragedies that clients experience. It is a unique contribution that emphasizes the power of the connections counselors form with clients and communities in crisis and the means by which counselors can intervene, inspire growth, and promote healing during times of tragedy and loss. Readers will gain vital skills as they learn real-life approaches to crisis work with diverse populations in a variety of settings, including individuals, families, communities, students, military personnel, violence survivors, and clients who are suicidal. The authors provide strength-based, trauma-informed applications of cognitive behavioral therapy, behavioral therapy, neurofeedback, mindfulness, and creative practices. In addition, each chapter contains compelling case examples, multiple-choice and essay questions, and key topic discussion prompts to guide student learning and promote classroom discussion. *Requests for digital versions from ACA can be found on www.wiley.com. *To purchase print copies, please visit the ACA website *Reproduction requests for material from books published by ACA should be directed to [email protected] Thelma Duffey, PhD, is professor and chair in the Department of Counsel­ing at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Shane Haberstroh, EdD, is associate professor of counseling in the Department of Educational Psychology at Northern Arizona University.

The Professional Practice of Rehabilitation CounselingThe Professional Practice of Rehabilitation Counseling



Theory and Science, 2(2). http://theoryandscience.icaap.org/content/vol002.002/lopezlevers.html Levers, L. L. (2006). ... In L. L. Levers (Ed.), Trauma counseling: Theories and interventions for managing trauma, stress, crisis, ...

Author: Michael T. Hartley, PhD, CRC

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826139047

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Page: 541

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The most current book available on rehabilitation counseling! This textbook is a comprehensive introduction to rehabilitation counseling, encompassing its history, values, knowledge, skills, and links to the disability community. Underscoring disability as a common part of the human experience, it highlights the knowledge and competencies all rehabilitation counselors need to provide ethical and effective services. To reflect emerging trends, 13 chapters are either completely rewritten or significantly revised. This text offers a stronger focus on psychiatric rehabilitation and mental health counseling practiced by clinical rehabilitation counselors and incorporates new research and knowledge from breakthroughs in neuroscience and psychopharmacology, innovations in digital communication and technology, and shifts in the economy. The book examines the broad ranging practice of rehabilitation counseling as an evolving amalgamation of CORE and CACREP and delves into the impact of current societal changes—COVID-19, the economic turndown, issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion. It provides an enhanced focus on the demand for clinical and mental health counseling from a rehabilitation perspective and introduces specialized competencies to foster the development of strong advanced skill sets. The text also focuses on the importance of having persons with disabilities participate in their own rehabilitation and as an important component of the development of the field itself. The text is supported by rich ancillaries for educators, including Instructor's Manual, PowerPoints, and Test Bank. New to the Third Edition: New chapter authors are high caliber experts with unique voices and perspectives who have partnered with senior scholars from previous editions This new edition is significantly updated to reflect emerging trends that are impacting the professional practice of rehabilitation counseling Updated chapter on technology in rehabilitation counseling includes distance education, assistive technology and telemental health New chapter on Counseling and Mental Health Key Features: Conceptualizes rehabilitation counseling and its complementary relationship to counseling Each chapter addresses CACREP standards and includes learning objectives, reflection activities, and content review questions Extensively addresses both aspects of CACREP specialty identity: traditional rehabilitation counseling and clinical rehabilitation counseling Includes Appendices with a guide to key acronyms and scope of practice Case conceptualizations focuses on the delivery of services

Clinical Military CounselingClinical Military Counseling



In L. Lopez Levers ( Ed . ) , Trauma counseling : Theories and interventions ( pp . 434–453 ) . Springer . Burke , P. A. , & Carruth , B. ( 2012 ) . Addiction and psychological trauma : Implications for counseling strategies .

Author: Mark A. Stebnicki

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119783503

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Clinical Military Counseling provides current research and ethical practice guidelines for the assessment, diagnosis, and mental health treatment of active-duty service members, veterans, and military families in a 21st-century multicultural environment. Author Mark Stebnicki discusses contemporary military culture; the medical and psychosocial aspects of military health, including the neuroscience of military stress and trauma; suicide; chronic illnesses and disability; and blast and traumatic brain injuries. In addition, he offers integrative approaches to healing the mind, body, and spirit of service members and veterans dealing with clinical issues, such as spirituality, moral injury, and trauma; complex posttraumatic stress disorder and co-occurring mental health conditions; the stresses of the deployment cycle; and military career transitions. *Requests for digital versions from ACA can be found on www.wiley.com. *To purchase print copies, please visit the ACA website here *Reproduction requests for material from books published by ACA should be directed to [email protected] About the Author Mark A. Stebnicki, PhD, is professor emeritus and former coordinator of the Military and Trauma Counseling certificate program at East Carolina University and creator of the Clinical Military Counseling Certificate offered nationally through the Telehealth Certificate Institute of New York.

The Professional Counselor s Desk Reference Second EditionThe Professional Counselor s Desk Reference Second Edition



Counselors must be prepared to roll up their sleeves, step out of their typical role, and help in any way possible during the acute period of such disasters. ... In L. L. Levers (Ed.), Trauma counseling: Theories and interventions (pp.

Author: Mark A. Stebnicki, PhD, LPC, CRC, CCM

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826171825

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Page: 952

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This award-winning, bestselling reference for professional counselors and graduate students is extensively updated and expanded to encompass critical developments that are immediately relevant to the counseling professions, including the 2014 American Counseling Association Code of Ethics, CACREP/CORE accreditation standards, DSM-5, the Affordable Care Act, and many other important changes. It reflects the ongoing consolidation of a strong identity for professional counselors and the need to address mental health and other counseling concerns amidst marked socio-cultural changes. The only resource of its kind, it is an extremely useful guide for counseling students working toward licensure and certification as well as experienced counselors, counselor educators, clinical supervisors, psychologists, and social workers. The second edition offers a unique interdisciplinary approach inclusive across all counseling disciplines and features contributions from over 110 highly regarded experts in counselor education, research, and practice. It is based on the core content and knowledge areas outlined by CACREP and CORE accreditation standards and disseminates, in 93 chapters, both contemporary insight and practical strategies for working with the complexity of real-life issues related to assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of diverse clients. New chapters address military and veteran health issues; evidence-based practice for training; counseling transgender individuals, partners, and families; counseling caregivers;; social justice; and so much more. In addition to being a quick-access resource for all counseling professionals, the second edition serves as a concise, accessible reference for graduate students preparing for certification and licensure exams. It features an expanded, comprehensive self-exam of over 340 multiple-choice items based on the CORE/CACREP core content and knowledge areas for counselor education and training. New to the Second Edition: Updated and expanded discussion of the 2014 ACA Code of Ethics Affordable Care Act and its impact on delivery of mental health services Coverage of DSM-5 Promotes an interdisciplinary approach inclusive across all counseling disciplines Includes an expanded self-exam with over 340 study questions for NCE and CPCE prep New chapters on military and veteran mental health issues New chapter on evidence-based practices for counseling New chapter on behavioral health and health disparities in the U.S. New chapter on social justice and health equity issues New chapter on counseling caregivers New chapter on counseling children with psychiatric conditions New chapter on counseling for wellness New chapter on counseling survivors of natural disasters New information on complementary, alternative, and integrative approaches New information on counseling LGBTQ couples, partners and families Key Features: Covers all key foundational content for CACREP/CORE-accredited programs within one volume Provides quick access to a vast compendium of counseling information Edited and authored by leading counseling scholars, educators, and practitioners Relevant across all counseling specialties Updated to reflect 2014 ACA Code of Ethics, Affordable Care Act, DSM-5, and revisions to licensure requirements in many states

Disaster Mental Health CounselingDisaster Mental Health Counseling



Comparison of two treatments for traumatic stress: A community-based study of EMDR and prolonged exposure. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 58, ... In L. L. Levers (Ed.), Trauma counseling: Theories and interventions (pp. 540–553).

Author: Jane M. Webber

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119457442

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This timely book provides current research and skill-building information on Disaster Mental Health Counseling for counselors, educators, students, and mental health responders in agencies, schools, universities, and private practice. Recognized experts in the field detail effective clinical interventions with survivors in the immediate, intermediate, and long-term aftermath of traumatic events. This extensively revised edition, which meets 2016 CACREP Standards for disaster and trauma competencies, is divided into three sections: Disaster Mental Health Counseling Foundations, Disaster and Trauma Response in the Community, and Disasters and Mass Violence at Schools and Universities. Real-world responses to violence and tragedies among diverse populations in a variety of settings are presented, and responders share their personal stories and vital lessons learned through an “In Our Own Words” feature. Each chapter contains discussion questions and case studies are interwoven throughout the text. *Requests for digital versions from the ACA can be found on wiley.com. *To request print copies, please visit the ACA website here. *Reproduction requests for material from books published by ACA should be directed to [email protected]