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The therapeutic powers of play : 20 core agents of change / Charles E. Schaefer, Athena A. Drewes.

By: Schaefer, Charles E
Material type: TextTextPublisher: John Wiley & Sons 2014Edition: Second editionDescription: xxiii, 344 pages : illustrations ; 26 cmISBN: 9781118336878 (pbk.); 1118336879 (pbk.)Subject(s): Social and imaginative play | Art and music therapies | Childhood | Understanding autism interventions | Understanding autism | Neuroscience | Clinical practice guidelines | Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) | Mental health | Occupational Therapy (OT) | Resources for educators | Resources for practitioners and service providersSummary: Revised and expanded, The Therapeutic Powers of Play, Second Edition explores the powerful effects that play therapy has on different areas within a child or adolescent's life: communication, emotion regulation, relationship enhancement, and personal strengths. Editors Charles Schaefer and Athena Drewes--renowned experts in the field of play therapy--discuss the different interventions and components of treatment that can move clients to change. Leading play therapists contributed to this volume, supplying a wide repertoire of practical techniques and applications in each chapter for use in clinical practice, including: direct teaching ; indirect teaching ; self-expression ; relationship enhancement ; attachment formation ; catharsis ; stress inoculation; creative problem solving ; self-esteem. Filled with clinical case vignettes from various theoretical viewpoints, the second edition is an invaluable resource for play and child therapists of all levels of experience and theoretical orientations.--
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Revised and expanded, The Therapeutic Powers of Play, Second Edition explores the powerful effects that play therapy has on different areas within a child or adolescent's life: communication, emotion regulation, relationship enhancement, and personal strengths. Editors Charles Schaefer and Athena Drewes--renowned experts in the field of play therapy--discuss the different interventions and components of treatment that can move clients to change. Leading play therapists contributed to this volume, supplying a wide repertoire of practical techniques and applications in each chapter for use in clinical practice, including: direct teaching ; indirect teaching ; self-expression ; relationship enhancement ; attachment formation ; catharsis ; stress inoculation; creative problem solving ; self-esteem. Filled with clinical case vignettes from various theoretical viewpoints, the second edition is an invaluable resource for play and child therapists of all levels of experience and theoretical orientations.--