These new editions reflect our current understanding of gender as it has shifted from the binary male-female model to a more inclusive and expanded model to include the experiences of transgender and nonbinary people. This new material has inclusive pronouns, as well as examples of traumatic events and focus questions specific to this group.
Exploring Trauma+: A Brief Intervention for Men and Gender-Diverse People is a six-session brief intervention that was co-created by Dr. Stephanie Covington, Shane Pugh, and Roberto Rodriguez. It addresses the unique issues that men have with trauma, including the silence that surrounds abuse, the impact of male socialization on men's response to abuse, the risk of victims becoming abusers, and the need to understand fear and shame.
Healing Trauma+: A Brief Intervention for Women and Gender-Diverse People
by Stephanie Covington and Eileen Russo is an evidence-based, gender-responsive, six-session (90-minute sessions) curriculum for women, designed for settings in which a short-term intervention is needed. Examples are a community-based program, such as a mental health center; an addiction treatment program; a private practice setting; a correctional facility (jail or prison); and an agency addressing domestic violence.
Dr. Stephanie S. Covington
is a nationally recognized clinician, author, organizational consultant, and lecturer. She has developed an innovative, gender-responsive, and trauma-informed approach to the treatment needs of women and girls that results in effective services in public, private, and institutional settings. Learn more about Dr. Covington and her other publications.
*Video subtitles are available in English and Spanish.
Both Healing Trauma and Exploring Trauma are ideal for use in settings that require a shorter intervention, including community mental health centers, domestic violence agencies, sexual assault services, addiction treatment programs, and correctional settings. Save money by purchasing both programs in this complete collection.