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Caring for Kids: What Parents Need to Know about Sexual Abuse

In this webinar Esther Deblinger and Susana Rivera explain how to differentiate between myths and facts regarding child sexual abuse and describe how to effectively respond to adolescent victims of acquaintance rape. Speakers also address how to effectively communicate with parents regarding child sexual abuse and adolescent acquaintance rape.

By National Child Traumatic Stress Network
Impact of Trauma in Very Young Children

In this presentation Alicia Lieberman defines trauma in the early years and discusses the sources of traumatic events. She describes in detail the impact of trauma on a child's early development and discusses the role caregivers play in a child's response to trauma. Treatment goals when treating both child and parent are outlined and best practices for assessment of young children are presented. The presentation also provides specific information on traumatic grief in young children.

By National Child Traumatic Stress Network
Sibling Sexual Abuse: A Parental and Clinical Perspective

In this webinar Tony Mannarino and Shari Uncapher focus on parents' response to sibling sexual abuse. They discuss what we know from scientific study and from trends identified in practice. In addition to the speakers, two mothers describe their real life reactions to sibling sexual abuse.

By National Child Traumatic Stress Network
The Cognitive Processing Component

In this presentation Esther Deblinger discusses the inter-relationships between thoughts, feelings, and behaviors in response to stressful events. She explains how cognitive processing can assist parents in coping with their own distress and help them to respond more effectively to their children. Also discussed are how childrens thoughts can influence their recovery from trauma positively and negatively and how cognitive processing can help identify and correct dysfunctional beliefs children may develop as a result of trauma.

By National Child Traumatic Stress Network