The development of the brain

For the first three journal entries you will be using the required text, The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog, And Other Stories from a Child Psychiatrist’s Notebook, by Dr. Bruce Perry and Maia Szalavitz, students will create journal entries to reflect on the reading, incorporate core concepts of trauma, and further explore trauma informed practice. In addition to personal reflection/impact, each journal entry will have a specific topic/question to address and should be 3-4 pages.

Journal guidelines: Summarizing the chapter is not necessary. Connection to the chapter will be made through your reflection. Journals do NOT need to be APA format.

Please discuss the development of the brain and how it relates to varying reactions of the Branch Davidian children who were exposed to chronic fear. Consider the impact of the quality and number of relationships in a child’s life that Dr. Perry refers to. What Core concepts apply?
Discuss and detail the therapeutic style of Mama P. Find at least five key components of her intimate and effective work with Virginia and Laura. Draw parallels with how clinicians can utilize these techniques in treatment. What core concepts apply?
Provide personal reflection and the impact the readings had on you. Discuss how the chapters further inform trauma practice.
Discuss what core concepts apply to the cases presented in the chapters.

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