Child Trauma Issues

The ISTSS 32nd Annual Meeting is the largest gathering of professionals dedicated to trauma treatment, education, research and prevention. There will be several workshops, symposia and expert trainings on child trauma issues.

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Wednesday, November 9, 8:30 a.m. – Noon
Half Day Pre-Meeting Institute
Addressing Trauma and Grief in Adolescence: New Models, Measures, and Interventions
(Saltzman, William, PhD(c); Layne, Christopher, PhD; Kaplow, Julie, PhD, ABPP; Pynoos, Robert, MD MPH; Olafson, Erna, PhD, PsyD; Marrow, Monique, PhD)
Thursday, November 10, 10:15 – 11:30 a.m.
A Multi-Method Evaluation of Current Initiatives for Trauma-Exposed Children and Youth
Chair (Romano, Elisa, PhD, Cpsych)
Thursday, November 10, 1:15 – 2:30 p.m.
Workshop Presentation
Exposure, Relaxation, and Rescripting Therapy for Children: A Cognitive Behavioral Treatment for Child and Adolescent Trauma Related Nightmares
(Cromer, Lisa, PhD; Borntrager, Cameo, PhD; Fernandez Lopez, Shantel, PhD)
Thursday, November 10, 2:45 – 4:00 p.m.
Master Clinician
Competent Parenting: The Key to Preventing Social, Emotional and Behavioural Problems in Children of Trauma Related Adversity
(Sanders, Matthew, PhD)
Thursday, November 10, 2:45 – 4:00 p.m.
Creating a Trauma-informed Health Care System for Children: Global Data on Needs and Training Models
Chair (Kassam-Adams, Nancy, PhD)
Thursday, November 10, 2:45 – 4:00 p.m.
Workshop Presentation
The Challenge and Opportunity of Treatment of Children and Caregivers When Both Have Traumatic Stress
(Kagan, Richard, PhD; Blaustein, Margaret, PhD; Kiser, Laurel, PhD, MBA)
Thursday, November 10, 2:45 – 4:00 p.m.
Paper Presentation
Predictors of Attrition Among Children Receiving Trauma-focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
(Steinzor, Cazzie, BA)
Thursday, November 10, 4:15 – 5:30 p.m.
Trauma-related Cognitions in Children, Adolescents and Caregivers
Chair (Goldbeck, Lutz, PhD)
Friday, November 11, 10:15 – 11:30 a.m.
Workshop Presentation
Concerted Care for Foster Children: Results of the Anne E. Casey Bridging the Way Home Study
(Brown, Adam, PsyD; Saxe, Glenn, MD; McCauley, Kelly, LCSW)
Friday, November 11, 1:15 – 2:30 p.m.
Youth Positive Adaptation in the Aftermath of Trauma and Loss: Implications for Intervention and Public Policy
Chair (Kaplow, Julie, PhD, ABPP)
Friday, November 11, 2:45 – 4:00 p.m.
Innovative Technological Advances in Child Trauma Prevention, Early Intervention, and Treatment
Chair (Jaycox, Lisa, PhD)
Friday, November 11, 2:45 – 4:00 p.m.
Refining our Understanding of the Associations among Trauma Exposure, Posttraumatic Symptoms, and Risks for Youth Justice Involvement
Chair (Kerig, Patricia, PhD)
Saturday, November 12, 1:15 – 2:45 p.m.
Panel Presentation
Getting the Word Out on How to Care for Traumatized Children
(Brymer, Melissa, PhD, PsyD; Griffin, DeAnna, MA; Briggs-King, Ernestine, PhD; Gurwitch, Robin, PhD)
Saturday, November 12, 1:15 – 2:30 p.m.
Child Trauma Paper Session
Cumulative Childhood Adversity and Revictimization on the Street: The Experience of Mentally Ill Homeless Individuals in Five Canadian Cities
(Edalati, Hanie, PhD)

One Question Can Predict Outcome In Trauma-Focused CBT: “Do You Think We Have Found A Good Way to Work on Your Difficult Thoughts and Feelings?”
(Ormhaug, Silje, PhD)

Agreement on Child Traumatic Stress Symptoms after Pediatric Burn Injury: The Role of Parents’ own Stress Reactions
(Egberts, Marthe, MSc)

Trajectories of Self-regulation Symptoms among Child Maltreatment Survivors: Findings from a Multisite Study
(Lauterbach, Dean, PhD)

Saturday, November 12, 2:45 – 4:00 p.m.
Utilizing Implementation Science to Develop Trauma-informed Child Welfare Systems
Chair (Dean, Kristin, PhD) 

Register Now for the ISTSS 32nd Annual Meeting