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Title Play in clinical practice : evidence-based approaches / edited by Sandra W. Russ, Larissa N. Niec.
Imprint New York : Guilford Press, c2011.
Book Jacket
 Main Collection  RJ505.P6 P526 2011    AVAILABLE


Call # RJ505.P6 P526 2011
Phys. Description 352 p. ; cm.
Summary "Summary This innovative book goes beyond traditional play therapy to present a range of evidence-based assessment and intervention approaches that incorporate play as a key element. It is grounded in the latest knowledge about the importance of play in child development. Leading experts describe effective strategies for addressing a wide variety of clinical concerns, including behavioral difficulties, anxiety, parent-child relationship issues, trauma, and autism. The empirical support for each approach is summarized and clinical techniques are illustrated. The book also discusses school-based prevention programs that utilize play to support children's learning and socioemotional functioning. Subject Areas/Key Words: Assessments, behavioral, children, developmental psychology, early childhood, emotional, interventions, play therapy, prevention, problems, psychological disorders, psychotherapy, treatments Audience: Child psychologists, play and art therapists, social workers, counselors, family therapists, psychiatrists, and school psychologists; early childhood professionals; developmental psychologists"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: <b>I. Play in Child Development</b> 1. Cognitive and Affective Processes in Play, Sandra W. Russ, Julie Fiorelli, and Sara Cain Spannagel 2. Play and Interpersonal Processes Jason F. Jent, Larissa N. Niec, and Sarah E. Baker <b>II. Play in Evidence-Based Assessment</b> 3. Assessment and Pretend Play, Astrida Seja Kaugars 4. Measuring Parent-Child Interactions through Play, Elizabeth Brestan Knight and Christie A. Salamone 5. Play, Playfulness, and Creativity in Therapeutic Assessment with Children, Deborah J. Tharinger, Gina B. Christopher, and May Matson <b>III. Play in Evidence-Based Intervention</b> 6. Parent-Child Interaction Therapy: The Role of Play in the Behavioral Treatment of Childhood Conduct Problems, Larissa N. Niec, Cheryl Gering, and Emily Abbenante 7. The Use of Play in Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Kristin M. Briggs, Melissa K. Runyon, and Esther Deblinger 8. Play Interventions for Children with Autism, Connie Kasari, Linh Huynh, and Amanda C. Gulrud 9. Integrating Play into Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Child Anxiety Disorders, Donna B. Pincus, Rhea M. Chase, Candice Chow, Courtney L. Weiner, and Jessica Pian 10. Cognitive-Behavioral Play Therapy, Sue M. Knell and Meena Dasari 11. The Importance of Play in Both the Assessment and Treatment of Young Children, Elizabeth J. Short, Maia Noeder, Suzanne Gorovoy, Michael J. Manos, and Barbara Lewis <b>IV. Play in Evidence-Based Prevention Programs in School Settings </b> 12. Play and Head Start, Sandra J. Bishop-Josef and Edward F. Zigler 13. Play Intervention and Prevention Programs in School Settings, Sandra W. Russ and Beth L. Pearson 14. Conclusions and Implications for the Use of Play in Intervention and Prevention Programs, Sandra W. Russ and Larissa N. Niec .
Subject Play therapy.
Play -- Psychological aspects.
Alt Author Russ, Sandra Walker.
Niec, Larissa N.
ISBN 9781609180461 (hardback)
1609180461 (hardback)