School-Based Play Therapy / Edition 2

School-Based Play Therapy / Edition 2

by Athena A. Drewes
     
 

ISBN-10: 0470371404

ISBN-13: 9780470371404

Pub. Date: 02/02/2010

Publisher: Wiley

The fully updated and revised Second Edition presents an A-to-Z guide for using play therapy in preschool and elementary school settings. This comprehensive reference covers why and how to implement a play therapy program in school settings; play-based prevention programs; individual play therapy approaches as well as group play; and play therapy with special

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The fully updated and revised Second Edition presents an A-to-Z guide for using play therapy in preschool and elementary school settings. This comprehensive reference covers why and how to implement a play therapy program in school settings; play-based prevention programs; individual play therapy approaches as well as group play; and play therapy with special populations. Co-edited by proven authors and acknowledged experts in the field, School-Based Play Therapy offers school counselors, psychologists, social workers, and teachers the latest techniques to develop their own creative approaches to utilizing the therapeutic powers of play.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470371404
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/02/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
528
Sales rank:
517,561
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Contributors.

Part I Play Therapy: Its Therapeutic Power and Research Effects.

1 The Therapeutic Powers of Play and Play Therapy (Charles E. Schaefer and Athena A. Drewes).

2 Meeting the Early Mental Health Needs of Children Through School-Based Play Therapy: A Review of Outcome Research (Sue C. Bratton ).

Part II Implementing Play Therapy in the Schools.

3 Guidelines for Incorporating Play Therapy in the Schools (Kristi Perryman and Judy Doran).

4 Challenges and Barriers to Implementing Play Therapy in Schools (Dee Ray).

Part III Play-Based Assessments.

5 Using Play Therapy Assessment in an Elementary and Intermediate School Setting (Mary May Schmidt).

6 Transdisciplinary Play-based Assessment and Intervention in the Primary Years (Toni Linder and Brittney Bixby).

Part IV Play-Based Prevention Programs with Paraprofessionals and Teachers.

7 Helping Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers Foster Play in the Classroom (Karen Stagnitti).

8 Primary Project: An Evidenced Based Approach (Mary Anne Peabody, Deborah Johnson, and A. Dirk Hightower).

9 Child Teacher Relationship Training: Using the Power of the Child-Teacher Relationship as a School-Based Mental Health Intervention (Mary Morrison and Wendy Pretz Helker).

10 Treating Disruptive Classroom Behaviors of Preschoolers Through Teacher-Child Interaction Therapy (David McIntosh).

Part V Individual and Group Play Therapy Approaches.

11 LEGO®-Based Play Therapy for Autistic Spectrum Children (Daniel LeGoff, G.W. Krauss, and Sarah Allen Levin).

12 Trauma-Focused Group Play Therapy in the Schools (Yih-Jiun Shen).

13 Group Sandplay in Elementary Schools (Theresa Kestly).

14 Play Therapy for Anger Management in the Schools (Barbara Fischetti).

15 Group Play Interventions for Children with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (Linda Reddy).

Part VI Special Populations and Special Issues.

16 Play Therapy for Children of Alcoholics (Laura Jacobus-Kantor and James G. Emshoff).

17 Understanding and Generalizing Communication Patterns in Children with Selective Mutism (Laurie Zelinger).

18 Play, Create, Express, Understand: Bereavement Groups in Schools (Ruthellen Griffin).

19 Redrawing the Front Line: A Play Therapy Service for Meeting the Psychosocial Needs of Children and Families in School (Geraldine Thomas).

20 The Nana’s Model: School-Based Play Therapy with Children who are Homeless or Severely Impoverished (Ana Sutton).

21 Better Playtimes: A School-Based Therapeutic Play Intervention for Staff and Children (Alison Woolf).

Author Index.

Subject Index. 

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