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Counseling Strategies for Children and Families Impacted by Incarceration
Experiencing an extremely disturbing or distressing situation.
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The Role Addiction Plays in America: What Focusing on the Wrong Issues Has Done
Lilia Farmanara Kneidel (Florida Atlantic University, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-9209-0.ch003
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The purpose of this chapter is to address the impact addiction has throughout the United States among various aspects of society. This specifically includes a focus on individuals incarcerated because of the role addiction has had in their life and the role incarceration has on addiction. This chapter will also dive into the research behind who is more likely to end up with an addiction, how children and adolescents are affected by addiction, the effects of parental incarceration on children and adolescents, various treatment methods for addiction, and how addiction is portrayed in the media.
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How Libraries Support the Mental Health and Wellness Needs of Communities and Library Workers
Is an event or circumstance resulting in: physical harm, emotional harm, and/or life-threatening harm. The event or circumstance has lasting adverse effects on the individual's: mental health, physical health, emotional health, social well-being, and/or spiritual well-being.
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Childhood Trauma: Impact and Management
Exposure to actual or threatened death, serious injury, or sexual violence in one or more of four ways: (a) first-hand experience of the event; (b) first hand observation of the event occurring to others; (c) learning that the event occurred to a close relative or friend; and (d) experiencing repeated or extreme exposure to traumatic details of such events.
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Leveraging Literacy Instruction to Support Learners Who Have Experienced Compounded Trauma
An emotional, cognitive, physiological, and/or behavioral response to a deeply distressing or disturbing event.
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A Phenomenological Study of the Experiences of School Social Workers and Counselors: Sexual Abuse Trauma and Intervention in Schools
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Review: Higher Education Through the Narratives of Refugees
This term refers to the negative experience refugees survived before their resettlement and even those they may be experiencing upon resettling.
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The English Diary in Turkish Custody Court Files: An Autoethnographic Account
An emotional response to a terrible event or series of events, like an accident, a natural disaster, or a period of abuse.
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Trauma-Informed School Counseling: Foundations and Interventions
An experience, or series of experiences, which are perceived as threatening to an individual, group, community, or society and lead to various negative impacts and consequences for the victims/survivors.
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PBIS in Schools: A Proactive Approach to Creating an Equitable School Culture
A deleterious shock to the mind from physical, emotional, or mental violence or abuse. It signals and affects the part of the brain that deals with a person's sense of safety.
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Adverse Childhood Experiences: How Incidents From the Past Affect a Student's Classroom Behavior Today
A psychological or emotional response to a highly stressful event that is beyond a person’s ability to cope.
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Forced Migrations and the Risk of Human Trafficking
Comprehensive reaction of person faced with risk situation or suddenly, unexpected, and negative occasion (attack, death of close person, illness, rape); this reaction is biological, psychological, and social at same time. Usually, trauma causes response such as anxiety, depression, sleeping disorder, introvert and asocial behavior.
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A 21st Century Response to Global Crisis: Enhancing Pandemic Coping Strategies by Weaving an Intricate Social Fabric
Unbearable and disturbing experiences (e.g., sudden death of a loved one, rape, childhood abuse) or events (e.g., natural disaster, war, 911) that cause emotional or physical distress.
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Many Hats, One Goal: How Language Teachers Impact Refugee Students Beyond Language Instruction
A response to an intensely stressful event(s) or situation(s). It is typically associated with significant events such as natural disasters, terrorist acts, wars, physical or sexual assault, violence, or serious accidents.
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Operations Project and Management in Trauma Centers: The Case of Brazilian Units
External nature event to an individual, in a more or less violent manner and that could produce any lesion or damage.
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Brain as a Social Organ
Is an event or series of unpleasant and hurtful events that can cause severe casualties on one’s intrapersonal and interpersonal development. Trauma is sometimes unrevealed and hidden beneath one or several psychological mechanisms of defense one can develop, that keep trauma from being accordingly resolved.
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Supporting the Parent-Child Bond
An event, or events, which were frightening to an individual and caused that individual to doubt their own safety or the safety of a loved one.
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Increasing Teacher Efficacy Through Rural Partnerships
Adverse experiences that significantly impact learning and life.
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Mobile Health Applications in Prehospital Emergency Medicine
Accidents, for example traffic accidents, leading to injuries. Severe accidents can result in massive bleeding, organ failure, and death.
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Lessons Learned: Equipping Interdisciplinary Scholars to Provide a Continuum of Mental and Behavioral Health Supports
An experience that is very distressing or disturbing and can generate a variety of emotional, behavioral, physical, and/or cognitive reactions in an individual.
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Posttraumatic Stress and Alcohol Use Among First Responders
Exposure to an event, such as actual or threatened death, serious injury, or sexual violence through direct experience, witnessing an event occurs to others, learning that an event occurred to a close family member or friend, or repeated occupational exposure to details of events.
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Hissy Fits in Class: Educational Response to Emotional Dysregulation
An emotional and/or physical reaction to events that are perceived as frightening and/or threatening to a person.
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Dark Tourism and Human Rights: A Philosophical Quandary?
Is a pervasive psychological problem derived from an exposure to severe incidents or events emotionally disturbing for the subject.
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From Desegregation to Resegregation: The Impact on Schooling in the African-American Community
Trauma is an emotional response to a terrible event like an accident, rape, or natural disaster. Reactions such as shock and denial are typical. Longer term reactions include unpredictable emotions, flashbacks, strained relationships, and even physical symptoms.
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A Safe Place for All Students: The School Counselor's Role in Establishing Trauma-Sensitive School Environments
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Out of Trauma Comes Strength: The Trauma-Informed Positive Education (TIPE) Model
An intense and vast experience that can alter the course of one’s life in terms of how safe one feels within the world.
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Trauma-Sensitive and Responsive Coaching
An emotional response to a distressing event or events that can negatively impact individuals’ ability to cope, reactions, and personal feelings.
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Practical Strategies for Higher Hope Learning Spaces: Reducing Childhood Trauma in a Post-Pandemic Era
It is broadly defined as any event or series of events that are physically, emotionally, or spiritually harmful or life threatening.
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The History of Trauma Treatment Intervention and the Movement Into Creative Arts Therapy
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An Educational Catch-22: Why Schools With the Greatest Need Are Least Likely to Have School Social Workers
An emotional and/or physical reaction to events that are perceived as frightening and/or threatening to a person.
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Exploring Visual Texts in Higher Education (Online) Settings
An individual and collective sense of response to difficult events in life.
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Adolescent and Adult Mass Shooters: Trauma, Mental Health Problems, and Early Prevention
A deeply distressing or disturbing experience; one that impacts the person either in the short- or long-term.
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Coping With Compassion Fatigue Through Self-Care
An event that is overwhelming to an individual, leading to a sense of being unable to cope and/or being fearful of his/her life. Trauma encompasses a variety of experiences and is perceived as being traumatic on an individual basis.
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Time to Move School Social Work to Proactive Services for Students
An emotional and/or physical reaction to frightening and/or threatening event(s).
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Pastoral Care and Counseling in Early Childhood Years: Implication for Intervention
An extremely stressful situation that overwhelms the child’s ability to cope or behave normally. Trauma happens after unpleasant experiences such as child abuse, neglect, parental conflict, societal conflict, buffeting relationships, and persistent deprivation or ostracism.
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Cultivating Nourishment and Compassion for Young Children's Minds, Hearts, and Souls Using Spiritual Literacy: Allowing Children to Hear Their Song!
Disturbing or stressful experiences as a result of an event, or series of events, that is experienced by a child or adult as physically or emotionally harmful.
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Using Trauma-Informed Care and Horticulture Therapy With College Students: A Counseling Approach Modeled After a Refugee Resettlement Community
mental, physical, and/or emotional outcomes stemming from harmful or distressing situations or events which can have both immediate and long-term impacts on an individual's health, well-being, and ability to function.
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¿Que Estoy Loca? –– Crazy?
Any disturbing experience that results in significant fear, helplessness, dissociation, confusion, or other disruptive feelings intense enough to have a long-lasting negative effect on a person’s attitudes, behavior, and other aspects of functioning. Traumatic events include those caused by human behavior (e.g., rape, war, industrial accidents) as well as by nature (e.g., earthquakes) and often challenge an individual’s view of the world as a just, safe, and predictable place (APA, 2020).
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Cognitive Skills Training in Stabilization Process in Trauma Scope and Implications
An emotional response that causes intense and distressing effects on psychological health. It leads to the inability to cope and helplessness which might have long-term adverse impacts on well-being.
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School Shootings, Locked-Down Campuses, and Fear: Moving From Control and Zero Tolerance Approaches Toward Rehabilitative Schools
A deeply distressing or disturbing experience; one that impacts the person either in the short- or long-term.
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A Culture of Healing: Practical Steps to Support Students and Educators in the Face of Collective and Individual Trauma
An occurrence or set of occurrences experienced by an individual whereby the experience is perceived as a threat against their existence.
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Understanding Parental Incarceration and Its Effects on Children's Mental Health
A psychological term used to describe an event that causes emotional harm and potentially physical distress.
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Math Anxiety in Math Methods Courses: Self-Exploration Tools for Healing During Remote Learning
Is an emotional response to a terrible event like an accident, rape, or natural disaster ( https://www.apa.org/topics/trauma ).
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Changing Hearts and Minds: Getting Administrative Support for Delivery of Care
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Using Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports to Disrupt the School-to-Prison Pipeline: Decriminalizing Childhood Adversity
Trauma is the emotional or psychological response to a disturbing event such as death. It may involve a single event (i.e., death of a family member) or repeated exposure to disturbing events (i.e., physical abuse) or complex involving several types of events (i.e., substance abuse and physical abuse).
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Trauma-Engaged and Culturally Responsive Schools: Changing the School-to-Prison Pipeline
The emotional and physical experience had when a distressing and possibly life-changing event is experienced.
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Before, During, and After: Systemic Approaches to Trauma Support in Seafarers
Physical and emotional abuse within the scope of mental trauma (concussion), sexual abuse, natural disasters (such as earthquake, flood, storm, etc.), being affected by fires, traffic accidents, wars and conflicts.
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Anchoring Post-Secondary Readiness in Social-Emotional Learning
The impact of a psychologically terrifying experience on the brain and nervous system. Impacts sensory processing and behavior. Can impact brain development and transform adaptive safety behaviors into maladaptive behaviors after danger has passed.
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School Counseling for Children of Incarcerated Parents
An event perceived as harmful with lasting effects on well-being.
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Preparing for the Unexpected
An event that results in one’s inability to regulate their stress in a healthy or safe manner.
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Four Constituents of an Entrepreneurial Culture Within Business Organizations: A Reflective Analysis
Trauma is generated in bodies when we are not able to complete the emotional response of an event and rather push the emotions into the shadow, the emotional charge remains in our bodies and keep affecting our responses and health.
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Trauma-Informed and Inclusive Assessment of Productive Skills in Online Emergency ELT Classes: A Netnography Study of an English Language Training Center
Trauma is a psychological reaction to a disturbing incident, such as an accident, rape, or natural disaster, which cause an individual experiencing deeply negative emotion.
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Posttraumatic Growth: Educators and School Social Workers Taking Lemons and Making Lemonade
Any experience that creates an intense physical and psychological stress reaction in a person and has the potential for negative aftermath.
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Gender and Sexuality in Toni Morrison's Home
Generally referred as a physical injury of medical emergency. The other reference is associated with a deeply distressing, shocking or disturbing experience as psychological trauma which can be triggered by a terrible event like an accident, rape, or natural disaster.
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Remote Teacher Preparation Amidst COVID-19: Creating Trauma-Informed Communities of Inquiry
Stress-inducing experiences that result in significant and sustained effects on any element of an individual’s well-being.
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Navigating the Barriers Presented by the COVID-19 Pandemic: Reflections and Innovative Educational Solutions
An event that causes a negative emotional and/or physical response. The response may be immediate or latent and may impact developmental, physiological, cognitive, behavioral, and social-emotional well-being.
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Beyond Words: Arts-Based Assessment of Post-Traumatic Growth
A situation that stretches and overwhelms an individual’s coping mechanisms.
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