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Evidence-Based Resource Summary

Strength of Evidence: 
4 out of 4
4 out of 4
Year Published: 
2006

Violence: Psychological Harm from Traumatic Events Among Children and Adolescents – Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (Group)

Description of Resource: 
The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends group cognitive-behavioral therapy for symptomatic youth who have been exposed to traumatic events to reduce psychological harm. Cognitive-behavioral therapy is used to reduce psychological harm among children and adolescents who have psychological symptoms resulting from exposure to traumatic events. Therapists administer cognitive-behavioral therapy individually or in a group, and treatment may be accompanied by therapy sessions for or with parents.

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Developed By: 
Community Preventive Services Task Force
Developer Type: 
Non-Federal Government
Healthy People 2020 Topic Area(s): 
Mental Health and Mental Disorders
Healthy People 2020 Objectives: 
Resource Type: 
Systematic Review
Citation: 
The Community Guide [Internet]. Violence: Psychological Harm from Traumatic Events Among Children and Adolescents – Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (Group). c2006– [cited 2017 Feb 17]. Available from: https://www.thecommunityguide.org/content/violence-psychological-harm-traumatic-events-among-children-and-adolescents-cognitive-1