Play and Intervention

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780791419342
  • Publisher: State University of New York Press
  • Publication date: 7/1/1994
  • Series: SUNY Series, Children's Play in Society
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 369
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.94 (h) x 0.62 (d)

Table of Contents

General Introduction

Paradigms of Intervention
Brian Sutton-Smith

Part I: Play Therapy


1. The Scientific Foundations of Play Therapy
Jerome L. Singer

2. Therapeutic Play: From Interpretation to Intervention
Bertha Mook

3. Stimulating and Guiding Children's Spontaneous Learning in Play Therapy
Stefan Schmidtchen

4. Process in Person-Centered Play Therapy
Herbert Goetze

5. Games of Complexity: Reflections on Play Structure and Play Intervention
Gerd E. Schafer

6. Imagery Techniques in Play Therapy with Children
Dorothy G. Singer

7. Indications and Goals in Imagery Interaction Play Therapy
Berendien L. van Zanten

Part 2: Play for Children with Special Needs


8. Imaginative Play Training for Severely Retarded Children
Joop Helendoorn

9. Families at Play: Interventions for Children with Development Handicaps
Roy McConkey

10. Play Within an Intervention for Multiply Handicapped Children
Han Nakken, Carla Vlaskamp and Ruud van Wijck

11. Effectiveness of Play Training with Handicapped Toddlers
Jan M.H. de Moor, Betty T.M. van Waesberghe and Han H.L. Oud

12. Play Assessment for Play-Based Intervention: A First Step with Young Children with Communication Difficulties
Kay P. Mogford-Bevan

13. Play Training for Autistic Children
Ina A. van Berckelaer-Onnes

Part 3: Theory and Research on School Play Intervention


14. Play Training: An Overview
Peter K. Smith

15. Play: Positive Intervention in the Elementary School Curriculum
Waltraut Hartmann and Brigitte Rollett

16. Academic Play
James F. Christie

Joop Hellendoorn, Rimmert van der Kooij, and Brian Sutton-Smith



Notes on Contributors

Author Index

Subject Index

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