Theraplay The Practitioner s Guide

Whether you are a Theraplay practitioner, or simply want to find out how this remarkable intervention works, this book is essential reading.

Author: Vivien Norris

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 9781784504885

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 392

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The Definitive Guide to Theraplay® for Practitioners, officially endorsed by the Theraplay® Institute Theraplay is an intervention that focuses on enhancing the connection, trust and joy between a child and a parent. It involves interactive, playful activities using simple face-to-face reciprocal interactions, and involves using all of the senses, including rhythm, movement and touch. This comprehensive guide outlines the theory, reflection, and skill development of the practitioner - the true power house of Theraplay. By maintaining a focus on practice throughout, embedding theory into practice examples, it brings the spirit of Theraplay to life. Part 1 covers the key principles of the intervention; Part 2 addresses Theraplay in Practice: how to use the Marschak Interaction Method (MIM), how to set up a room and choose activities and considerations for working with different client groups; Part 3 encourages the reader to engage in their own development and the stages involved; and Parts 4 and 5 provide a wealth of useful resources, checklists, handouts, sample sessions and an up-to-date list of Theraplay activities. Whether you are a Theraplay practitioner, or simply want to find out how this remarkable intervention works, this book is essential reading.
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The Practitioner s Guide to Theraplay

Fun and adaptable for use across a wide range of settings, this book is an ideal introduction and overview for any professional working with children and families.

Author: Vivien Norris

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ISBN: 1785922106

Category: Play therapy

Page: 392

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Theraplay(R) is an attachment-focused approach which strengthens the relationship between children and their carers. Fun and adaptable for use across a wide range of settings, this book is an ideal introduction and overview for any professional working with children and families.
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By Your Side

In order to facilitate the work effectively using this model you will need to have attended Theraplay and DDP Level 1 Trainings.

Author: Vivien Norris

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ISBN: 1734340312

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The Practitioner Guide is directed towards professionals who may be supporting the child and adults involved across the transition process. The practitioner may come from a range of professional backgrounds and may already be involved in the overall support of the child (e.g. a social worker involved in the child's care) or be a professional who becomes involved to facilitate the transition work. The Practitioner Guide includes all of the information contained in the Foster Carers and Adopter Guide and, in addition, provides guidance on a range of issues including how to manage the complex adult dynamics that can arise, how to facilitate the Theraplay and narrative parts of the sessions and how to write a therapeutic story.?It is strongly recommended that practitioners who are using the By Your Side model to inform their work attend the two-day By Your Side practitioner training delivered by The Family Place. In order to facilitate the work effectively using this model you will need to have attended Theraplay and DDP Level 1 Trainings.
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Theraplay Theory Applications and Implementation

“What makes Theraplay effective: Insights from developmental sciences.” The Theraplay Institute Newsletter, ... Meins, E., Fernyhough, C., Wainwright, R., Das Gupta, M., Fradley, E. & Tuckery, ... Theraplay: The Practitioner's Guide.

Author: Rana Hong

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 9781787750715

Category: Psychology

Page: 304

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Officially supported and endorsed by the Theraplay Institute, this handbook provides concrete assistance from international experts on deepening Theraplay knowledge and skills in much-needed and requested areas of practice. With up-to-date information on Theraplay theory, applications and implementation, the chapters cover Theraplay with infants, toddlers, school aged children and adolescents. Home, school, and out-patient mental health settings are all covered in detail, as well as dyadic and group forms of Theraplay. Client issues include interpersonal violence, LGBTQ families, anxiety, child sexual abuse, transitioning from foster care to adoption, and deaf and hard of hearing. Additionally, extensive information is provided about working with caregivers including discussion of their own attachment history, practice sessions before including the child, and regular caregiver-only sessions to process and strengthen Theraplay treatment. This book is essential for any Theraplay practitioner wanting to ensure their approach is fully informed and carefully tailored to meet their client's needs.
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The Handbook of Play Therapy and Therapeutic Play

Hunter, M. (1991) 'Psychotherapy with two children in local authority care', in R. Szur and S. Miller, Extending Horizons, London: Karnac. ... Jennings, S. (1993) Play Therapy with Children: A Practitioner's Guide, Oxford: Blackwell.

Author: Linnet McMahon

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135688998

Category: Psychology

Page: 296

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This completely revised and updated second edition provides a comprehensive introduction to using play to communicate with troubled or traumatized children and their families, and to heal emotional damage. The book gives examples of good practice in different settings and situations. Drawing on psychodynamic, systemic and attachment theory, the book provides an integrated theory base for using play in therapeutic work with children. It emphasizes non-directive approaches to therapeutic play and play therapy, based on supporting the child’s developing self within the safe boundaries provided by the setting and the worker’s emotional holding and containment. Areas explored include: children with disabilities and illnesses daily living with abused and traumatized children helping troubled families difficulties in early years children experiencing separation, loss and bereavement children moving to new families. The Handbook of Play Therapy and Therapeutic Play is an invaluable resource for all of those using play therapy with children and will appeal not only to play therapists but also to professionals working in the broader field of therapeutic play. It will be useful whether the readers are at the beginning of their training or are well-established and experienced practitioners and managers.
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Handbook of Play Therapy

Play Therapy Research: Issues for 21st Century Progress 579 Landreth, G.L. (1991). ... Ray, D., Henson, R., Schottelkorb, A., Brown, A., & Muro, J. (2008). ... Practitioners guide to using research for evidence-based practice.

Author: Kevin J. O'Connor

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118859834

Category: HEALTH & FITNESS

Page: 720

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A complete, comprehensive play therapy resource for mental health professionals Handbook of Play Therapy is the one-stop resource for play therapists with coverage of all major aspects written by experts in the field. This edition consolidates the coverage of both previous volumes into one book, updated to reflect the newest findings and practices of the field. Useful for new and experienced practitioners alike, this guide provides a comprehensive introduction and overview of play therapy including, theory and technique, special populations, nontraditional settings, professional and contemporary issues. Edited by the founders of the field, each chapter is written by well-known and respected academics and practitioners in each topic area and includes research, assessment, strategies, and clinical application. This guide covers all areas required for credentialing from the Association for Play Therapy, making it uniquely qualified as the one resource for certification preparation. Learn the core theories and techniques of play therapy Apply play therapy to special populations and in nontraditional settings Understand the history and emerging issues in the field Explore the research and evidence base, clinical applications, and more Psychologists, counselors, marriage and family therapists, social workers, and psychiatric nurses regularly utilize play therapy techniques to facilitate more productive sessions and promote better outcomes for patients. Handbook of Play Therapy provides the deep, practical understanding needed to incorporate these techniques into practice.
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Play Therapy Treatment Planning and Interventions

Child development: A practitioner's guide (3rd ed.). New York, NY: Guilford. Dawson, P., & Guare, R. (2010). Executive skills in children and adolescents: A practical guide to assessment and intervention (2nd ed.).

Author: Kevin John O'Connor

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780080920214

Category: Psychology

Page: 336

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Play Therapy: Treatment Planning and Interventions: The Ecosystemic Model and Workbook, 2e, provides key information on one of the most rapidly developing and growing areas of therapy. Ecosystemic play therapy is a dynamic integrated therapeutic model for addressing the mental health needs of children and their families. The book is designed to help play therapists develop specific treatment goals and focused treatment plans as now required by many regulating agencies and third-party payers. Treatment planning is based on a comprehensive case conceptualization that is developmentally organized, strength-based, and grounded in an ecosystemic context of multiple interacting systems. The text presents guidelines for interviewing clients and families as well as pretreatment assessments and data gathering for ecosystemic case conceptualization. The therapist's theoretical model, expertise, and context are considered. The book includes descriptions of actual play therapy activities organized by social-emotional developmental levels of the children. Any preparation the therapist may need to complete before the session is identified, as is the outcome the therapist may expect. Each activity description ends with a suggestion about how the therapist might follow up on the content and experience in future sessions. The activity descriptions are practical and geared to the child. Case examples and completed sections of the workbook are provided. It provides the therapist with an easy-to-use format for recording critical case information, specific treatment goals, and the overall treatment plan. Workbook templates can be downloaded and adapted for the therapist's professional practice. Presents a comprehensive theory of play therapy Clearly relates the theoretical model to interventions Provides examples of the application of both the theory and the intervention model to specific cases Describes actual play therapy activities Workbook format provides a means of obtaining comprehensive intake and assessment data Case examples provided throughout
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Emerging Research in Play Therapy Child Counseling and Consultation

Play with them: Theraplay groups in the classroom. ... Practitioner's guide to using research for evidence-based practice. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley. ... Who are we? Examining the results of the Association for Play Therapy membership survey.

Author: Steen, Rheta LeAnne

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781522522256

Category: Psychology

Page: 436

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In the counseling field, it is imperative that mental health professionals stay informed of current research findings. By staying abreast of the most recent trends and techniques in healthcare, professionals can modify their methods to better aid their patients. Emerging Research in Play Therapy, Child Counseling, and Consultation is a critical resource that examines the most current methodologies and treatments in child therapy. Featuring coverage on relevant topics such as behavioral concerns, childhood anxiety, and consultation services, this publication is an ideal reference source for all healthcare professionals, practitioners, academicians, graduate students, and researchers that are seeking the latest information on child counseling services.
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Play Therapy with Adolescents

Play Therapy with Abused Children. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers. Cerio, J. 2000. Play Therapy: A Do-It-Yourself Guide for Practitioners. Alfred, NY: Alfred University Press. Delaney, R. 1994.

Author: Loretta Gallo-Lopez

Publisher: Jason Aronson

ISBN: 9780765708021

Category: Psychology

Page: 296

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Adolescents are often resistant, hostile, moody, and difficult, but they can also be fascinating, creative, spontaneous, and passionate. How do mental health professionals get past the facade? Play Therapy with Adolescents is the first book to offer a complete variety of play therapy approaches specifically geared toward adolescents. The chapters, written by experts in the field, offer readers entry into the world of adolescents, showing how to make connections and alliances.
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Infant Play Therapy

Introducing bronfenbrenner: A guide for practitioners and students in early years education. Retrieved July 31, 2019 from: https://ebookcentral.proquest.com Jennings, S., Gerhardt, C., & Ebooks Corporation. (2011).

Author: Janet A. Courtney

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9780429841637

Category: Psychology

Page: 264

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Infant Play Therapy is a groundbreaking resource for practitioners interested in the varied play therapy theories, models, and programs available for the unique developmental needs of infants and children under the age of three. The impressive list of expert contributors in the fields of play therapy and infant mental health cover a wide range of early intervention play-based models and topics. Chapters explore areas including: neurobiology, developmental trauma, parent-infant attachment relationships, neurosensory play, affective touch, grief and loss, perinatal depression, adoption, autism, domestic violence, sociocultural factors, and more. Chapter case studies highlight leading approaches and offer techniques to provide a comprehensive understanding of both play therapy and the ways we understand and recognize the therapeutic role of play with infants. In these pages professionals and students alike will find valuable clinical resources to bring healing to family systems with young children.
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