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BT10 Workshop 03 - Children, Families, and Trauma: A Relational Approach - Kenneth Hardy, PhD

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Trauma |  Children and Adolescent Therapy |  Family Therapy |  Workshops
Brief Therapy Conference |  Brief Therapy Conference 2010
Kenneth Hardy, PhD
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Original Program Date:
Dec 09, 2010
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Ignoring the impact of the trauma on the client’s family overlooks powerful dynamics that are crucial to treatment outcome. Participants in this workshop will learn how to involve the trauma sufferer’s partner and other family members as resources in the healing process.

Educational Objectives:

  1. Describe a Conceptual framework for providing a Relational Approach to trauma based work with children and Families.
  2. Explain strategies and techniques for assessing and treating trauma that is embedded within intimate relationships.  
  3. Describe strategies and techniques for treating the hidden wounds of trauma and oppression.  

*Sessions may be edited for content and to preserve confidentiality*



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KENNETH HARDY, PhD, is Professor of Family Therapy at Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Director of the Eikenberg Institute for Relationships in New York City, where he maintains a private practice specializing in working with children, families and trauma. Dr. Hardy's work has been featured on the Oprah Winfrey Show, ABC's 20/20, Dateline NBC and PBS. He is a frequent presenter at conferences devoted to understanding the needs of traumatized youth and their families. He has published extensively in the field and is the co-author of Teens Who Hurt: Clinical Interventions for Breaking the Cycle of Youth Violence, and Minorities and Family Therapy.