Violence: Psychological Harm from Traumatic Events Among Children and Adolescents – Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (Individual)
Description of Resource:
The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends individual 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.