Workshop resources, Eden, NSW, 6/8/2018

LINK to workshop handout - CLICK HERE

Identification and Support Resources

Grounding & emotional regulation

The cleansing & self-compassion of RAIN (Recognise/Allow/ Investigate/ Nourish)

Facing feelings

Guided 10 minute Meditation

Reasons to meditate regularly

Building self-compassion

Resources for ASD Treatment

Developmental/Educational w 

Applied Behavior Analysis ( includes DTT and PRT) 

Early Start Denver Model m 

TEACCH on/62/teacch 

Resources: Trauma and dual diagnosis

Adapting TF-CBT for those with Developmental Disabilities g_Beh_Therapy_Pt1.pdf 

Best practices for dual diagnoses in children eib_attach/DualDiagnosisTrauma_FINAL_REPORT.pdf 

National Association for the Dually Diagnosed (NADD) 

Diagnostic Manual-Intellectual Disability-2 (DM-ID)

Jarrett Barnhill, Sally-Ann Copper, and Robert J. Fletcher A Textbook of Diagnosis of Mental Disorders in Persons with Intellectual Disability.

National Child Traumatic Stress Network 

Resources: ASD and Development

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Know the Signs. Act Early 

Autism Internet Modules 

National Autism Center (NAC) 

Autism Speaks 

Autism Navigator 

California Autism Professional Training and Information Network (CAPTAIN) 

Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (CEDD) 

Warmline Family Resource Cente

Families for Early Autism Treatment (FEAT) 

Resources: Trauma and ASD

American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders: DSM-5. Washington, D.C: American Psychiatric Association. 

Anderson, C. (2012). Cognitive behavioral therapy and autism spectrum disorders. Therapies, Treatment, and Education. Retrieved from 

Autism Community (2011, March 9). What is TEACCH? Retrieved from is-teacch/ 

Autism Speaks. Floortime. Retrieved from 

Carlton, M. & Tallant, B. (2003). Trauma treatment with clients who have dual diagnoses: 

Developmental disabilities and mental illness. Presented at the National Child Traumatic Stress Network All Network Meeting, December 11-13, 2003. 

Jacob, S. & Graham, M. A. (2016, April 8). Autism Through Trauma Lens. University of New Mexico Department of Pediatrics Center for Development and Disability. Retrieved from 

Levin, A. R., Fox, N. A., Zeanah, C. H., Nelson, C. A. (2014). Social communication difficulties and autism in previously insitutionalized children. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 54(2). 108-115. 

Lukasik, M. & Rowe, J. Suzy’s Story: Autism Spectrum Disorder? Trauma Response? Neither? Both? What to Do When You are Unsure of the Diagnosis. PowerPoint presentation (date unknown). 

Ontario Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health (2012). Evidence in-sight request summary: Dual diagnosis best practices for children. Retrieved from PORT.pdf 

White, M. (2017, March 3). Language Delay and Autism Spectrum Disorder. PowerPoint presentation to CEDD UC Davis Medical School Module. 

Williams, M. E., Carson, M. C., Zamora, I., Harley, E. K., & Lakatos, P. P. (2014). Child-parent psychotherapy in the context of the developmental disability and medical service systems. Pragmatic Case Studies in Psychotherapy, 10(3). 212-226. 

General Resources

Bonnie Badenoch, 2018. The Heart of Trauma: Healing the embodied brain in the context of relationships. New York: W W. Norton

Australian Childhood Foundation SMART (Strategies for Managing  Abuse-Related Trauma) Online Training  South Australian Government Department of Education.  Has 23 papers  with additional resources

Christine A. Courtois & Julian D. Ford 2013, Treatment of Complex Trauma: A sequenced relationship-based Approach , New York: The Guilford Press

Mark  Wolynn ( 2016) It didn’t start with you: How inherited family trauma shapes who we are and how to end the cycle  , New York: Viking

Just Listen: Discover the secret to getting through to absolutely everyone. Mark Goulston 2010, New York American Management Association

Healing Trauma: The Light that shines through the broken places. Tara Brach 2017 YouTube 

Tara Talks: Generational trauma & self blame. Tara Brach 2016 YouTube 

Tara Talks: Flipping our lid: Trauma edition Tara Brach 2017 YouTube

Attend and befriend: Healing the fear body. Tara Brach 2012 You Tube

Tara Talks: Soul Recovery - Tara Brach 2016 YouTube

Joseph S  (2011). What doesn’t kill us: The new psychology of posttraumatic growth. New York:  Basic Books

Higgins, J. (December, 2010) Evolve with Trauma: Become your own safe, compassionate and wise friend. Canberra, Australia: Thawun Press.

Higgins, J. (2011, May).  Evolve with Trauma- organisations. Invited presentation Emergency Services Australia - ACT. Canberra, Australia.

Higgins, J.  (2011 October) Invited paper presented to the Police Post Trauma Support group. Sydney, Australia. 

Higgins, J  (2017). I am more than my trauma, loss and pain.  Eden, Australia: Thawun Press.

Hanson, Rick (PhD)  Foundations of Wellbeing: Hardwire lasting Happiness, peace & love into the core of your being. There are 12 modules  on self-caring, mindfulness, learning, vitality, gratitude, confidence, calm, motivation, intimacy, courage, aspiration & service.

Hanson, Rick (PhD) Positive Neuroplasticity Training.

Hanson, Rick  The Professional Course in Positive Neuoroplasticity

Fisher, Janina (2017) Healing the Fragmented Selves of Trauma Survivors:Overcoming Internal Self-Alienation. Routledge

International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies-Complex PTSD treatment Guidelines

Siegel D J. & Bryson (2012) The whole-brain child: 12 proven strategies to nurture your child’s developing mind. United Kingdom: Little,Brown Book Group.

Porges, S.W.  (2011) The polyvagal theory: Neurophysiological foundations of emotions attachment communication self-regulation. New York: WW Norton & Company.

Ogden, P,. Minton K., Pain, P.  (2006) Trauma and the body: A sensorimotor approach to psychotherapy. New York: WW Norton & Company.

Brown,B, (2012) Daring greatly: How the courage to be vulnerable transforms the way we live, love, parent and lead. New York: Avery.

Brown, B. (2015) Rising Strong: The reckoning. The rumble. The revolution. New York: Spiegel & Grau

Blue Knot Foundation

Phoenix Australia

Safe work Australia

Calm Harm App - help to manage the urge to self-harm- including psychological self-harm

  • Distract helps to combat the urge by learning self-control;
  • Comfort helps to care rather than harm;
  • Express helps get feelings out in a different way;
  • Release provides safe alternatives to self-injury.

Parry, A.S & Pizer, M.  (1994) Below the surface; Reflections on life and living. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 

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