Play Therapy for Preschool Children
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Play Therapy for Preschool Children

by Charles E. Schaefer
     
 

ISBN-10: 1433805669

ISBN-13: 9781433805660

Pub. Date: 11/15/2009

Publisher: American Psychological Association

Play Therapy for Preschool Children is a comprehensive sourcebook of play interventions for preventing and resolving the most common disorder of children ages 3 to 5 years. Leading clinicians and researchers present both the research background and recent advances in play therapy adapted for use with children who exhibit a variety of internalizing,

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Play Therapy for Preschool Children is a comprehensive sourcebook of play interventions for preventing and resolving the most common disorder of children ages 3 to 5 years. Leading clinicians and researchers present both the research background and recent advances in play therapy adapted for use with children who exhibit a variety of internalizing, externalizing, and developmental disorders as well as prevention programs for at-risk children. Case illustrations are used to demonstrate interventions for children with mild to moderate behavior problems, preschool children with insecure attachment and children with posttraumatic issues. Contributions demonstrate how to use play therapy in conjunction with parent psychotherapy and cognitive-behavioral therapy, discuss interventions for autistic and developmentally delayed children, and illustrate the use of play interventions in classroom and parent-child settings. Throughout, chapter authors provide practical guidance for the full implementation of clinical ideas, from intake through termination. Clearly written and comprehensive in scope, this book is a must-have for any student or mental health professional who seeks a full understanding of the latest theory and practice of play therapy with this uniquely vulnerable and often misunderstood population.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781433805660
Publisher:
American Psychological Association
Publication date:
11/15/2009
Pages:
333
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.20(d)

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