Play as therapy : assessment and therapeutic interventions /

While paediatric healthcare professionals view play as the treatment tool of choice for children under school age, the theory and practice underpinning play-based therapeutic approaches often remain less clear to individual practitioners. Paediatric intervention approaches are increasingly being que...

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Other Authors: Stagnitti, Karen., Cooper, Rodney, 1965-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London, UK : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2009.
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Summary:While paediatric healthcare professionals view play as the treatment tool of choice for children under school age, the theory and practice underpinning play-based therapeutic approaches often remain less clear to individual practitioners. Paediatric intervention approaches are increasingly being questioned, and individual practitioners constantly asked to provide evidence-based practice. In response, a more coherent understanding and fresh discussion on children's play and utilisation of play for therapeutic purposes is needed, especially as societal expectations and lifestyles change. Play as.
Physical Description:1 online resource (240 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
ISBN:9781846429286
1846429285