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
Published: London, UK : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2009.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Play as child chosen activity / Jenny Sturgess
  • Play as transaction : the impact of child maltreatment / Rodney Cooper
  • Children and playfulness / Reinie Cordier and Anita Bundy
  • Children and pretend play / Karen Stagnitti
  • Play assessment : a psychometric overview / Ted Brown and Rachael McDonald
  • Pretend play assessment / Karen Stagnitti
  • Play skill assessment for middle childhood / Jenny Sturgess
  • Assessing play in a social setting / Tiina Lautamo
  • Play in the hospital environment / Judi Parson
  • Parent child play interactions / Susan A. Esdaile
  • Cultural considerations / Athena A. Drewes
  • Play intervention : the learn to play program / Karen Stagnitti
  • Playing for healing and growth : exploring theory and practice in non-directive/child centred play therapy / Virginia Ryan
  • Challenging bodies : enabling physically disabled children to participate to play / Rachael McDonald and Ted Brown
  • Play focused therapy : different settings, different approaches / Rodney Cooper.