Trauma Education

1. Recent Publications & Presentations


The goal of trauma education is to disseminate information to both the public and professionals in the field about the nature, course, and outcomes of experiencing traumatic events. This is accomplished by conducting empirical research, presenting at national conferences and in the local community.

Recent TRECK Publications and Presentations

Presentations:

Forgotten Victims: Infants and Toddlers Who Witness Violence and Trauma

Nelson Goff, B. S., Osby-Williams, J., Schwerdtfeger, K. L., Hoheisel, C. B., Nye, B., Reisbig, A. M. J., Archuleta, K., Henry, S. B., Bole, A., Hayes, E., Sanders, E., Scheer, T., & Smith, D. B. (2005, November). Systemic Traumatic Stress: Primary and Secondary Trauma in Couples. Poster presented at the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS), Toronto, Canada.

**Nelson Goff, B. S., Crow, J., Reisbig, A. M. J., Hamilton, S., Schwerdtfeger, K. L., Smith, D. B., Archuleta, K., Henry, S. B., Osby-Williams, J., Hayes, E., Hoheisel, C. B., & Sanders, E. (2005, October). Trauma in military couple relational systems. Poster presented at the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Kansas City, MO.

Nelson Goff, B. S., Smith. D. B., Henry, S. B., & Schwerdtfeger, K. L. (2005, October). Systemic traumatology: Skills and implications for MFTs. Workshop presented at AAMFT, Kansas City, MO.

Schwerdtfeger, K. L., & Nelson Goff, B. S. (2005, October). Exploring trauma and maternal prenatal attachment. Poster presented at AAMFT, Kansas City, MO.

Nelson Goff, B. S., Schwerdtfeger, K., Joy, A., Smith, D. B., Archuleta, K., Henry, S. B., Osby, J., Hayes, E., Hoheisel, C. B., Bateman, L., Bole, A., Burks, T., Nye, B., Scheer, T., & Sanders, E. (2004, November). Trauma in couples: A qualitative study of interpersonal relationships. Poster presented at ISTSS, New Orleans, LA.

Publications:

Higgins Kessler, M. R., & Nelson Goff, B. S. (in press). Initial treatment decisions with adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse: Recommendations from clinical experts. Journal of Trauma Practice.

Nelson Goff, B. S., Reisbig, A. M. J., Bole, A., Scheer, T., Hayes, E., Archuleta, K. L., Henry, S. B., Hoheisel, C. B., Nye, B., Osby, J., Sanders-Hahs, E., Schwerdtfeger, K. L., & Smith, D. B. (in press). The effects of trauma on interpersonal functioning: A clinical research study. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry.

Schwerdtfeger, K. L., & Nelson Goff, B. S. (in press). The intergenerational transmission of trauma: Exploring mother-infant prenatal attachment. Journal of Traumatic Stress.

Nelson Goff, B. S., Peterson, F. R., Berg, N., Williams, T., & Clark, C. (2006). The single trauma couple: A case review and description of trauma in clinical practice. Journal of Couple and Relationship Therapy, 5, 59-77.

Nelson Goff, B. S., & Smith, D. (2005). Systemic traumatic stress: The Couple Adaptation to Traumatic Stress Model. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 31, 145-157.

Higgins Kessler, M. R., Nelson, B. S., Jurich, A. P., & White, M. (2004). Clinical decision making strategies in the treatment of adult childhood sexual abuse survivors. American Journal of Family Therapy, 32, 1-10.

Higgins Kessler, M. R., White, M., & Nelson, B. S. (2003). Group treatments for adults sexually abused as children: A review of the literature and recommendations for future outcome research. Child Abuse and Neglect, 27, 1045-1061.

Nelson, B. S. (2003). Post-war trauma and reconciliation in Bosnia-Herzegovina: Observations, experiences, and recommendations for marriage and family therapy. American Journal of Family Therapy, 31, 305-316.

Nelson, B. S., & Wampler, K. S. (2002). Further understanding the systemic effects of childhood sexual abuse: A comparison of two groups of clinical couples. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 11, 85-106.

Nelson, B. S., Wangsgaard, S., Yorgason, J., Higgins Kessler, M., & Carter-Vassol, E. L. (2002). Single and dual trauma couples: Relationship characteristics and dynamics. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 72, 58-69.

Nelson, B. S., & Wampler, K. S. (2000). Systemic effects of trauma in clinic couples: An exploratory study of secondary trauma resulting from childhood abuse. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 26, 171-184.

Nelson, B. S., & Wright, D. W. (1996). Understanding and treating post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms in female partners of veterans with PTSD. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 22, 455-467.




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