References for Blue Knot Foundation's 1-day training on 
Trauma-Informed Care and Practice


Bloom, S. L. & Farragher, B. (2011) Destroying Sanctuary: The Crisis in Human Service Delivery Systems. New York: Oxford University Press.

Bloom, S. L. (2006) `Organizational Stress as a Barrier to Trauma-Sensitive Change and System Transformation’. Alexandria, VA: National Technical Assistance Centre.

Courtois, C. A. & Ford, J. D. ed. (2009) Treating Complex Traumatic Stress Disorders: An Evidence-Based Guide. New York: The Guilford Press.

Cozolino, L. (2002) The Neuroscience of Psychotherapy: Building and Rebuilding the Human Brain. New York: Norton.

Davidson, J. (1997) Every Boundary Broken: Sexual Abuse of Women Patients in Psychiatric Institutions. NSW Department for Women and the NSW Health Department.

Fallot, R. & Harris, M. (2009) `Creating Cultures of Trauma-Informed Care (CCTIC): A Self-Assessment and Planning Protocol’. Washington, DC: Community Connections.

Felitti, V. J. Anda, R. F. et. al (1998) `Relationship of Childhood Abuse and Household Dysfunction to Many of the Leading Causes of Death in Adults: The Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study’, American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 14 (4), pp.245-258.

Hesse, E., Main, M., et al. `Unresolved States Regarding Loss or Abuse Van Have `Second Generation Effects’: Disorganization, Role Inversion, and Frightening Ideation in the Offspring of Traumatized, Non-Maltreating Parents’, ch.2 in Solomon, M. T. & Siegel, D. J. (2003). Healing Trauma: Attachment, Mind, Body and Brain. New York: Norton, pp.57-106.

Jennings, A. (2004) `Models for Developing Trauma-Informed Behavioral Health Systems and Trauma-Specific Services’. Report produced by the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD) and the National Technical Assistance Center for State Mental Health Planning (NTAC) United States.

Kezelman, C.A. & Stavropoulos, P.A. (2012) The Last Frontier: Practice Guidelines for Treatment of Complex Trauma and Trauma-Informed Care and Service Delivery (Sydney, Blue Knot Foundation, 2012).

Ogden, P., Minton K. & Pain, C. (2006) Trauma and the Body: A Sensorimotor Approach to Psychotherapy. New York: Norton.

Pearlman, L.A. & Caringi, J. `Living and Working Self-Reflectively to Address Vicarious Trauma’, ch.10 in Courtois, C. A. & Ford, J. D. ed. (2009) Treating Complex Traumatic Stress Disorders. New York: The Guilford Press, pp.202-224.

Porges, S.W. (2011) The Polyvagal Theory: Neurophysiological Foundations of Emotions, Attachment, Communication, Self-Regulation (New York: Norton, 2011).

Ross, C. A. & Halpern, N. (2009) Trauma Model Therapy: A Treatment Approach for Trauma, Dissociation and Complex Comorbidity. Richardson, TX: Manitou Communications.

Siegel, D.J. `An Interpersonal Neurobiology of Psychotherapy: The Developing Mind and the Resolution of Trauma’, ch. 1 in Solomon, M. T. & Siegel, D. J. (2003). Healing Trauma. New York: Norton, pp.1-56.

Siegel, D. J. & Hartzell, M. (2004) Parenting from the Inside Out: How a Deeper Understanding Can Help You Raise Children Who Thrive. New York: Penguin.

van der Kolk, B.A. (2011) `Foreword’, Porges, The Polyvagal Theory, pp.xi-xvii.


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