Event Title

Effectiveness of Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Children

Location

Edwards Hall Lobby

Document Type

Poster Presentation (1 hour)

Description

This poster describes the effectiveness of trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapy (TF-CBT) when used with children experiencing post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This poster summarizes TF-CBT, TF-CBT's goals, targets and desired outcomes, the nature of the evidence supporting TF-CBT, and future research needs to focus on to enhance TF-CBT's level of empirical support. This poster provides an overview of PTSD in children, the diagnostic criteria for PTSD, and etiology.

Start Date

April 2014

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Apr 26th, 1:00 PM

Effectiveness of Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Children

Edwards Hall Lobby

This poster describes the effectiveness of trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapy (TF-CBT) when used with children experiencing post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This poster summarizes TF-CBT, TF-CBT's goals, targets and desired outcomes, the nature of the evidence supporting TF-CBT, and future research needs to focus on to enhance TF-CBT's level of empirical support. This poster provides an overview of PTSD in children, the diagnostic criteria for PTSD, and etiology.