Spring 2014 Trauma Matters




In this issue:

  • A Collaborative Approach Toward Assisting People in the Criminal Justice System Coping with Trauma and Mental Illness

  • Peer Support and Trauma

  • Of Note 

  • Ask the Experts: A Conversation with Lori Beyer, LICSW, MSWAC 

  • Attachment Theory, Mentalization - Based Treatments and the Intergenerational Transmission of Trauma 

  • Featured Resource: The Body Remembers Casebook 




Peer Support and Trauma: Submitted by Beth Filson, CPS, MFA


Blueprint for Action: Building Trauma-Informed Mental Health Service Systems, State Accomplishments, Activities and Resources. Compiled by Ann Jennings, 2004 with a 2008 update. Free download at www.theannainstitute.org.


Harris, M. & Fallot, R. (2001). Using trauma theory to design service systems.


Mead, S.  (2003) Intentional Peer Support www.intentionalpeersupport.org.


Six Core Strategies for the Reduction of Seclusion and Restraints; www.nasmhpd.org/docs/NCTIC/Consolidated_Six_Core_Strategies_Document.pdf


Attachment Theory, Mentalization-Based Treatments and the Intergenerational Transmission of Trauma: Submitted by Ellen Nasper, Ph.D.


Bateman, A. & Fonagy, P. (2007), Mentalization-based treatment for borderline personality disorder .Oxford University Press.


Beebe, B. (2005).  Mother-infant research informs mother-infant treatment. Psychoanalytic study of the child, 60, 7-46.


Lowell, D.I., Carter, A. Godoy, L., Paulicin, B., Briggs-Gowan, M.J. (2011).  A randomized-controlled trial of Child First.  Child Development, 82:1,193-208.


Marvin, R., Cooper, G., Hoffman, K., Powell, B (2002).  The Circle of Security project:  Attachment –based intervention with caregiver –pre-school child dyads.  Attachment and Human Development,  4(1): 107-124.


Slade, A. , Sadler, L, et al (2005)  Minding the Baby:  A reflective parenting program.  The Psychoanalytic Study of the Child, 60, 74-100, New Haven, CT.


Suchman, N.E. , daCoste, C., Ordway, M.R. & Bers, S. (2012).  Mothering from the inside out: A mentalization-based intervention for mothers with substance abuse disorders. From N. Suchman, M. Pajulo and L. Mayes, (Eds). Parenting and Substance Addiction:  Developmental Approaches to Intervention.   New York:  Oxford University Press.

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