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Introducing a practical and hands-on guide for clinicians working to improve emotion regulation of trauma-affected children


Screen Shot 2023-08-02 at 9.47.15 PMIn Trauma-Informed Parenting Program: TIPs for Clinicians to Train Parents of Children Impacted by Trauma & Adversity, distinguished psychologist and renowned expert, Dr. Carryl P. Navalta, presents a practical and hands-on guide for clinicians working to improve emotion regulation of trauma-affected children.  Readers will discover how to assess, conceptualize, and treat children dealing with the effects of exposure to various forms of trauma and adversity and to provide their clients' parents with the tools necessary to facilitate further healing in the home and beyond.

TIPs also provides:

  • A thorough introduction to trauma that describes the historical roots and prevalence of trauma as well as the impact of adverse childhood experiences on child development and emotion regulation
  • A comprehensive exploration of case conceptualization and the creation of clinical formulations that identify, define, and integrate the primary problems facing the client
  • A fulsome discussion of treatment planning, including goal development, objective construction, intervention creation, and diagnosis determination

After reading this book, the learner will be able to:

  • Identify a range of traumatic and adverse experiences during childhood and adolescence and what the effects are on development and health
  • Identify tools and strategies to assess children and adolescents impacted by developmental adversity
  • Apply a trauma-informed lens to case conceptualization
  • Create a science-based treatment plan
  • Utilize a parent training approach to teach trauma-impacted children and adolescents to better regulate their emotions and related behavior

About the Author: Carryl P. Navalta, PhD, is Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Graduate Medical Sciences at Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine. He has devoted his nearly 30-year career to the health of children, teenagers, and their families. His work in the field of developmental adversity includes clinical research in assessment, treatment, and neurobiology; numerous articles and book chapters; and presentations to local, regional, national, and international audiences. As a core faculty member who teaches both didactic and supervision courses, Dr. Navalta educates and trains future behavioral healthcare clinicians to adopt his mantra, "Assess to understand before you intervene".

Audience Level: Advanced

Target Audience: Mental health counselors, social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists, and all practitioners who work with trauma-impacted children and/or who seek to make the parents of their clients an integral and useful part of the treatment process.

Cost: $108-120 for CE credit through NPSC.  $32-39.95 for the book through Wiley or Amazon.

This book is eligible for 6 continuing education credits.


The National Prevention Science Coalition to Improve Lives (NPSC) is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. NPSC maintains responsibility for this continuing education program and its content.



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