What are the goals of professional treatment after a school shooting?

    Published: 06-16-2009
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    Dr. Hayley Sherwood discusses the goals of professional treatment after a school shooting.

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    Dr. Hayley Sherwood: The goals of a professional treatment after a school shooting include, the safe release of feelings, release some symptoms recovery of a sense of mastery and control, correction of misunderstandings and self blame, restoration of a sense of trust in oneself and the future, development of a sense of prospective and distance regarding the trauma and minimizing the scar of the trauma.

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