Empirically Based Play Interventions for Children

Incorporating play into child therapy can therefore help children who are having difficulties in one or more of these developmental areas. For over 70 years, and experiences, feelings, play therapy has been recognized as an effective method for targeting specific behaviors and competencies to help children communicate their thoughts, and to refine their current skills and learn new ones.

This book is a comprehensive reference for clinicians and researchers that provides well-established, theoretically-based, and flexible interventions--both directive and nondirective--to meet the growing and diverse needs of today s children and families. Authors also consider implementation issues arising from new mental health policies and initiatives, including integrated health care systems and the Affordable Care Act.

. This updated edition presents new research on play therapy treatment models and agents that have shown significant promise in treating a variety of child disorders including autism. Play is a universal form of communication for children that promotes healthy cognitive, physical, language, and social development.


The Healing Power of Play: Working with Abused Children

This book describes how therapists can both facilitate constructive play therapy and intervene in posttraumatic play to help children who have been traumatized by abuse or neglect achieve a positive resolution. To help clinicians translate theory into daily practice, the book presents six detailed clinical vignettes that offer step-by-step guidelines for assessment and intervention in different situations of abuse or neglect.

Ships from Vermont. Throughout, numerous therapeutic aids are described to enhance the child's capacity to communicate verbally or symbolically. Traditional techniques of play therapy are reviewed for their application to this population.

Short-Term Play Therapy for Children, Third Edition

Ships from Vermont. Chapters on additional clinical problems: grief, sexual behavior problems, and autism spectrum disorder. Leading play therapists from diverse theoretical orientations show how to tailor brief interventions to each child's needs. New to this edition *Incorporates the latest research and clinical developments.

. Chapters on additional approaches: Theraplay, combined art and play therapy, animal-assisted play therapy, Gestalt play therapy, Floortime, child-parent relationship therapy, and more. Individual, family, and group treatment models are described and clinical guidelines are provided. Chapters demonstrate ways to rapidly build alliances with children, adolescents, and their caregivers; plan treatment for frequently encountered clinical problems; and get the most out of play materials and techniques.

Illustrated with rich case examples, this widely used practitioner resource and text presents a range of play approaches that facilitate healing in a shorter time frame.

Play Therapy: The Groundbreaking Book That Has Become a Vital Tool in the Growth and Development of Children

Axline, Play Therapy. Virginia m. Ships from Vermont. The most brilliant and intuitive, as well as the clearest written, work in this field. It's all here in an important and rewarding book for parents, teachers, and anyone who comes in contact with children. As she did with dibs in search OF SELF, Dr. It is unpretentious yet clearly the most authoritative work that has been published.

Norman cameron, ph. D. Professor of psychiatryyale university school of MedicineHere is an intensely practical book that gives specific illustrations of how therapy can be implemented in play contacts, and tells how the toys of the playroom can be vivid performers and aids in growth. Axline has taken true case histories from the rich mine of verbatim case material of children referred for play therapy, choosing children ranging in age, problem, and personality.


Dibs in Search of Self: The Renowned, Deeply Moving Story of an Emotionally Lost Child Who Found His Way Back

And he is alone. The classic of child therapy. Virginia m. Dibs will not talk. Axline, Play Therapy. How he came to the breathless discovery of himself that brought him back to the world of other children. This is the true story of how he learned to reach out for the sunshine, for life. Ships from Vermont. He will not play.

He has locked himself in a very special prison.

Evidence-Based Psychotherapies for Children and Adolescents, Third Edition

Virginia m. Chapters on assessment, personalizing evidence-based therapies, clinical implications of developmental psychopathology, and advances in neuroscience. The developers of the respective approaches review their conceptual underpinnings, describe how interventions are delivered on a session-by-session basis, and summarize what the research shows about treatment effectiveness.

Chapters on implementation in complex mental health systems, as well as international models. Ships from Vermont. Concise chapters focus on specific psychotherapy models. Coverage of additional clinical problems self-injury and suicidal ideation, bulimia nervosa, encopresis and treatments Early Start Denver Model for autism spectrum disorder, Internet-assisted and technology-enhanced interventions.

Axline, Play Therapy. The book explores important questions and challenges facing the field and identifies best practices for treatment dissemination in real-world clinical contexts. New to this edition: *Existing chapters significantly revised with the latest treatment research. Widely regarded as the standard reference and text on evidence-based therapies--and now substantially revised--this book has introduced tens of thousands of clinicians and students to exemplary treatments for social, emotional, and behavioral problems in children and youth.


Strengths Based Leadership: Great Leaders, Teams, and Why People Follow

A unique access code allows you to take a new leadership version of Gallup’s StrengthsFinder program. They studied more than 1 million work teams, conducted more than 20, 000 in-depth interviews with leaders and even interviewed more than 10, 000 followers around the world to ask exactly why they followed the most important leader in their life.

Based on their discoveries, getting people with the right strengths on your team, the book identifies three keys to being a more effective leader: knowing your strengths and investing in others’ strengths, and understanding and meeting the four basic needs of those who look to you for leadership. More than 19 million people have since taken Gallup’s StrengthsFinder assessment, which forms the core of several books on this topic, including the #1 international bestseller StrengthsFinder 2.

0 From the author of the long-running #1 bestseller StrengthsFinder 2. 0 comes a landmark study of great leaders, teams and the reasons why people follow. Nearly a decade ago, gallup unveiled the results of a landmark 30-year research project that ignited a global conversation on the topic of strengths. In strengths based leadership, #1 new York Times bestselling author Tom Rath and renowned leadership consultant Barry Conchie reveal the results of this research.

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Handbook of Infant Mental Health, Fourth Edition

Virginia m. 15% off purchase of $39. 00 or more! No Code Necessary. The definitive reference in the field--now significantly revised with 75% new material--this volume examines typical and atypical development from birth to the preschool years and identifies what works in helping children and families at risk.

Buy direct From The Source. Risk factors for developmental problems are analyzed, and current information on disorders and disabilities of early childhood is presented. Free Standard Shipping. Chapters on additional clinical problems: hyperactivity and inattention, sensory overresponsivity, and relationship-specific disorder.

Axline, Play Therapy. New to this edition: *chapters on genetic and epigenetic processes, historical trauma, executive functions, and neglect. Ships from Vermont. The volume showcases evidence-based approaches to assessment and intervention and describes applications in mental health, child care, primary care, and child welfare settings.

Chapters on additional interventions: attachment and biobehavioral catch-up, video-feedback intervention to promote positive parenting and sensitive discipline, parent–child interaction therapy, and home visiting programs. Foremost experts explore neurobiological, and sociocultural factors in infant mental health, family, with a major focus on primary caregiving relationships.

Existing chapters all rewritten or revised to reflect a decade's worth of empirical and clinical advances.

Adolescence and Beyond: Family Processes and Development

Chapters from expert researchers cover a wide variety of topics surrounding the link between family processes and individual development, emotion regulation, including adolescent romantic relationships, resilience in contexts of risk, and socio-cultural and ethnic influences on development. Axline, Play Therapy.

Buy direct From The Source. Free Standard Shipping. Certified Authentic. Drawing on diverse research and methodological approaches that include direct family observations, interviews, and narrative analyses, this volume presents cutting-edge conceptual and empirical work on the key developmental tasks and challenges in the transition between adolescence and adulthood.

Researchers, and clinical psychology--as well as those in social work, developmental, practitioners, and students in social, psychiatry, and pediatrics--will find this book an invaluable summary of important research on the link between family process and individual development. While the period of transition from adolescence to adulthood has become a recent focus for developmental psychologists and child mental health practitioners, the full role of the family during this period is only beginning to be explored.

Many compelling questions, of interest to anyone involved in adolescence research, remain unanswered. 15% off purchase of $39. 00 or more! No Code Necessary. Virginia m.

Treating Abused Adolescents

Eliana Gil. Buy direct From The Source. Ships from Vermont. Illustrating her presentation with case examples from her extensive clinical experience, the author shows when and how to address the abuse to help adolescents move ahead in their development. Certified Authentic. The first book to explore the issue of abuse in adolescents both the residual effects of earlier child abuse and current or cumulative abuse this volume provides a sensitive account of how to optimize the value of therapeutic contact with this challenging and compelling population.

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101 More Favorite Play Therapy Techniques Child Therapy Jason Aronson

Separated into seven categories for easy reference, the techniques within each chapter are applied to practice situations in a concise format for easy reference and use. A welcome addition to the earlier collection, it is designed to help children enhance verbalization of feeling, manage anger, deal with loss and grief, and heal their wounds through the magic of play therapy.

Axline, Play Therapy. Certified Authentic. Used book in Good Condition. Eliana Gil. The interventions illustrated include storytelling, to promote children's coping ability by using various art mediums; Game Play, to help children express themselves in a playful environment; Puppet Play, to offer methods and play techniques for use in group settings; and Other, to enhance verbalizations in children; Expressive Art, to demonstrate the therapeutic use of various toys and objects in the playroom; Group Play, to facilitate the expression of conflicting emotions; Play Toys and Objects, to provide miscellaneous techniques that are useful in many settings.

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