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Social workers and other clinicians have an opportunity to best meet the needs of children and parents working through trauma by utilizing innovative treatment methods in the therapy process. Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) is an evidence-based practice with research suggesting effectiveness in reducing PTSD and anxiety symptoms. My working model combines TF-CBT components as outlined in the acronym PRACTICE, and the Christian components of prayer and worship. Comprehensive descriptions of both the TF-CBT components and each Christian component are described for educational purposes. The working model suggests powerful resources to utilize with both adult and child clients in a variety of clinical circumstances. Limitations and instructions to further research are also included to provide future considerations for clinicians upon integrating this working model into their TF-CBT practice.
Brya, Lauren, "A Working Model for Integrating Two Basic Christian Concepts into Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy" (2019). Honors Theses. 3155.
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