Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Certified Therapists, who actively pursue treatment with
Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Abuse-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (AF-CBT), and Parent-Child Interactive Therapy (PCIT) and EMDR.
Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is an evidence-based treatment for children and adolescents impacted by trauma and their parents or caregivers. Research shows that TF-CBT successfully resolves a broad array of emotional and behavioral difficulties associated with single, multiple and complex trauma experiences. This is the official TF-CBT National Therapist Certification Program, in which clinicians can become certified in the TF-CBT treatment model.
Relax through Visualization
Introduction. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GhHa2sV2mQw The forest. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4UD8pwjQ-nc The country road. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pAOCXZnkhG4 The beach. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6j6Xyj1iNZU
PTSD Coach Online: Free tools for helping older kids and adults manage symptoms of stress common after a trauma https://www.ptsd.va.gov/apps/ptsdcoachonline/default.htm
Virtual Hope Box app: A smartphone application designed for use by patients and their behavioral health providers as an accessory to treatment. https://apps.apple.com/us/app/virtual-hope-box/id825099621
National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN): Information on trauma-informed care and services for traumatized children and their families. https://www.nctsn.org/
5-4-3-2-1 Calming Technique: Five-step grounding technique to reduce or relieve symptoms of anxiety, trauma triggers, and other unwanted emotions or thoughts. https://www.evergreenyfs.org/Youth%20Anxiety%20Handouts.pdf
Elmo Belly Breathe: Clever song teaches a belly breathing calming technique for young children. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_mZbzDOpylA
Helping Survivors: Our mission is to assist anyone who has been victimized by sexual assault or abuse. This guide is on the long term effects of child sex abuse. https://helpingsurvivors.org/long-term-effects-child-sexual-abuse-molestation/