Trauma Specific Interventions
Child Parent Psychotherapy (CPP)
- Ages 0-5.
- Intervention for children who have experience at least one traumatic event: To support and strengthen the relationship between a child and his parent while restoring the child’s sense of safety, attachment, and appropriate affect and improving the child’s cognitive, behavioral, and social functioning.
Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
- Ages 2-7.
- In PCIT, parents are taught specific skills to establish a nurturing and secure relationship with their child while increasing their child’s prosocial behavior and decreasing negative behavior.
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) for Children & Adolescents
- Ages 2-17.
- Designed to reduce trauma-related stress, anxiety, and depression symptoms associated with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and to improve overall mental health functioning.
Trauma Focused CBT (TF-CBT)
- Ages 3-17.
- Psychosocial treatment model designed to treat posttraumatic stress and related emotional and behavioral problems.
The Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS)
- Ages 4-14.
- School-based, group, and individual intervention designed to reduce symptoms of PTSD, depression and behavioral problems.
- Published by UCLA.