Play Therapy with Vulnerable Populations

by Eric Green (Author), Amie Myrick (Author)
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While many books and current research in the field of child psychotherapy focus on typical psychiatric conditions faced by children and the associated treatments for those conditions, there is a paucity of information on treating vulnerable demographics and unique child populations. These include, but are not limited to, children affected by natural disasters, complex trauma, and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Play Therapy with Vulnerable Populations: No Child Forgotten provides the latest research-supported, play-based interventions for clinicians to utilize with these children. This book encourages the reader through real-world application case studies to honor the significance of the therapeutic relationship and balance humanism and therapeutic warmth with evidence-based practices.

Marshia Allen-Auguston (Collaborator), Brenda Aranda (Collaborator), Lisa Asbill (Collaborator), Jennifer N. Baggerly (Collaborator), Tracie Faa-Thompson (Collaborator), Jenny A. Gallagher (Collaborator), Linda Goldman (Collaborator), Terry Kottman (Collaborator), Kristin K. Meany-Walen (Collaborator), Julia A. Mitchell (Collaborator), Judith A. Parson (Collaborator), Eileen Prendiville (Collaborator), Janine Shelby (Collaborator), Cynthia C. Sniscak (Collaborator), Karen Stagnitti (Collaborator), Kelsey A. Stephenson (Collaborator), Anne Stewart (Collaborator), Glade Topham (Collaborator), Risë VanFleet (Collaborator)
Publication date
December 11, 2014
Page count
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1 MB