This chapter provides an overview of Honoring Children-Mending the Circle (HC-MC) and an introduction to the methods utilized in the cultural enhancement. The HC-MC cultural enhancement does not change the basic tenets of trauma-focused cognitive-behavioral therapy (TF-CBT); rather, the TF-CBT foundation is observed from a worldview that honors the teachings and practices that have been part of American Indian and Alaska Native understandings for untold generations. This model is designed to assist the therapist and family in recognizing and understanding how traditional cultural practices have value and application within TF-CBT. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2016 APA, all rights reserved)
BigFoot, Dolores Subia; Schmidt, Susan R.
Trauma-focused CBT for children and adolescents: Treatment applications.
Alaska Natives; American Indians; Cognitive Behavior Therapy; Cultural Sensitivity; Trauma; Childhood (birth-12 yrs)