Applying Principles of Neurodevelopment to Clinical Work with Maltreated & Traumatized Children

(From ACEs Connection)

"This chapter [written by Bruce D. Perry] examines therapeutic work with maltreated children from a neurodevelopmental perspective. The overarching premises of this perspective are that an awareness of human brain development and functioning provides practical insights in to the origins of the abnormal functioning seen following adverse developmental experiences (e.g., abuse, neglect, and trauma), and, furthermore, that an understanding of how neural systems change suggests specific therapeutic interventions...."

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