This seven part video series (which also includes a question and answer section) features Dr. Bruce Perry, M.D., Ph.D. as he describes the theoretical rationale for a new approach to the assessment and treatment of traumatized and neglected children. Implementation of this approach, called the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics (NMT), depends on providersí knowledge of the effects of trauma and neglect on the developing brain. Thus, Dr. Perry spends much of this series describing how and why early trauma and neglect affect brain function and, subsequently, behavior. Viewers of all educational backgrounds will benefit from this series. Dr. Perry uses visual slides and anecdotal stories to relate the mechanics of brain function to the daily behaviors providers observe in children in these populations.
Dr. Perry also describes how assessment and treatment is hypothesized to work when the NMT is employed. Emphasis is placed on the therapeutic value of patterned, repetitive activities that are used in the context of multiple consistent, nurturing relationships. Though this series does not seek to be sufficient training for those interested in implementing the NMT, it is intended to raise awareness of what difficulties these children face, and what promising results a neurodevelopmentally informed approach to treatment can offer. This series is an excellent supplement to individuals and groups who have already viewed Series 1: Understanding Traumatized and Maltreated Children and Series 2: The Six Core Strengths for Healthy Childhood Development. $649.*
Please note for overseas users: We do not offer a PAL version of this Series. The DVD is in NTSC format and will likely play on multi-regional players and computers.
*plus $60 shipping and handling. Foreign orders may have additional shipping fees.