Holistic Perspectives on Trauma: Implications for Social Workers and Health-Care Professionals, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Holistic Perspectives on Trauma

Implications for Social Workers and Health-Care Professionals, 1st Edition

Edited by Lisa Albers Prock

Apple Academic Press

414 pages

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Children with a history of significant neglect and/or physical, sexual, and/or emotional abuse are at higher risk for developing long-term emotional, behavioral, and mental health concerns, which have implications past childhood and into adulthood. Early trauma impacts individuals' health in ways that reach far past the obvious and immediate damage

Table of Contents

Introduction. Part I: Early Trauma and Mental Health. Part II: Early Trauma and the Brain. Part III: Early Trauma and Physical Health. Part IV: Interventions. Index.

About the Editor

Dr. Lisa Albers Prock is a developmental behavioral pediatrician at Children's Hospital (Boston) where she co-founded and directs the Adoption Program and works in the Developmental Medicine Center. She is a co-director of the Translational Neuroscience Center at Boston Children's Hospital, and she is the director of Developmental Behavioral Pediatric Services at Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, where her responsibilities include clinical director of the Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics Fellowship Program. She also is active in international health and resident/fellow education. She attended college at the University of Chicago, medical school at Columbia University, and received a master's degree in public health from the Harvard School of Public Health. At the end of her training, she worked as a primary care pediatrician at a community health center and as an inpatient hospital physician. After obtaining a public health degree in international health, she lived and worked in Cambodia where she taught pediatrics and studied the epidemiology of tuberculosis in children. She returned to Boston for further training in general pediatrics and development as a Dyson Fellow at Children's Hospital.

Dr. Prock is currently involved in translational research efforts as the principal investigator for four clinical trials working with adolescents and young adults with Fragile X Syndrome. She is also co-director of the clinical arm of the Translational Neuroscience Center at Boston Children's Hospital, a multidisciplinary collaboration to accelerate the translation of basic science findings into clinical meaning for children with developmental disabilities and their families. Dr. Prock has also combined her clinical interests in child development and international health with advocacy for children, particularly in the areas of foster care and adoption. She has been working with adoptees (b

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED078000
MEDICAL / Public Health
MED105000
MEDICAL / Psychiatry / General
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General