ERIC Number: EJ925391
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 12
Increasing Emotional Regulation for Youths in Residential Care: Phases of Change
Cimmarusti, Rocco A.
Residential Treatment for Children & Youth, v28 n2 p91-101 2011
Youths in residential care have likely experienced trauma as they have had atypical and disruptive events occur in their lives that has contributed to their out-of-home placement. For people who have been traumatized, the regulation of emotions is an important feature of their recovery. This article presents a model that traces phases from emotional dysregulation to increased regulation. Specific clinical descriptions of the youths are provided for each of the proposed phases. Youth care staff preferred treatment strategies are also identified that both facilitate emotional regulation and compliment the ongoing treatment.
Descriptors: Residential Care, Children, Adolescents, Youth, Intervention, Problem Solving, Coping, Psychological Patterns
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