In-Vivo- Why do we provide in-vivo exposure to traumatized children?


Goals
 To decrease avoidance symptoms of generalized fears


Challenges

 Children with developmental disabilities may have lower threshold for negative stimuli


Skills
 exposure hierarchies




Grosso, C. (2012) Children with developmental disabilities. In J.A. Cohen, A.P. Mannarino, E. Deblinger (Eds.), Trauma focused cbt for children and adolescents (pp. 149-174). NY: Guildford.