This book is part of the Cory series to help children cope with challenging issues. This version presents engaging activities to help very young clients cope with divorce. Cory, the central character in the story, helps children gradually confront and process their feelings and reactions related to the divorce. Therapeutic games, art, and other playful activities are incorporated to lower the threat level of therapy and engage children in treatment. Questions and re-enforcers are woven throughout the story to captivate and sustain the child's interest in the story, and to evaluate and encourage the child's integration of the material. Includes a reproducible story, activities, and detailed parent handouts. Ages 4-8. Original.
This innovative book combines a therapeutic story with a variety of activities to help children cope with sexual abuse and complex trauma. Therapeutic games, art, puppets, and other engaging techniques address the eight components of TF-CBT. Includes a reproducible story, assessment and treatment activities, and detailed parent handouts. Geared to children aged 4 to 12. Cory Helps Kids Cope with Sexual Abuse is part of the CORY series to help children cope with challenging issues. Forthcoming versions will address domestic violence and grief.
This authoritative work brings together leading play therapists to describe state-of-the-art clinical approaches and applications. The book explains major theoretical frameworks and summarizes the contemporary play therapy research base, including compelling findings from neuroscience. Contributors present effective strategies for treating children struggling with such problems as trauma, maltreatment, attachment difficulties, bullying, rage, grief, and autism spectrum disorder. Practice principles are brought to life in vivid case illustrations throughout the volume. Special topics include treatment of military families and play therapy interventions for adolescents and adults.
This welcome resource provides concrete examples of how to apply multiple family systems theories and treatment planning to common stepfamily issues. A single stepfamily case study is examined through the lenses of the Adlerian, transgenerational, prescriptive play therapy, structural, cognitive behavior, solution-focused, and narrative models to provide an understanding of the benefits of each approach and how to determine the best fit for a stepfamily’s presenting issues. In addition, each chapter examines ethical concerns specific to counseling stepfamilies, issues of diversity, and current research on stepfamily assessment and therapeutic outcomes. *Requests for digital versions from the ACA can be found on wiley.com. *To request print copies, please visit the ACA website here. *Reproduction requests for material from books published by ACA should be directed to [email protected]
The essential guide to game play therapy for mental health practitioners The revised and updated third edition of Game Play Therapy offers psychologists and psychiatrists a guide to game play therapy’s theoretical foundations and contains the practical applications that are appropriate for children and adolescents. Game playing has proven to invoke more goal-directed behavior, has the benefit of interpersonal interaction, and can perform a significant role in the adaptation to one's environment. With contributions from noted experts in the field, the third edition contains information on the time-tested, classic games and the most recent innovations and advances in game play approaches. Game Play Therapy’s revised third edition (like the previous editions) continues to fill a gap in the literature by offering mental health practitioners the information needed to understand why and how to use this intervention effectively. The contributors offer advice for choosing the most useful games from the more than 700 now available and describe the fundamentals of administering the games. This important updated book: Contains material on the recent advances in the field including information on electronic games and disorder-specific games Includes illustrative case studies that explore the process of game therapy Reviews the basics of the underlying principles and applications of game therapy Offers a wide-range of games with empirical evidence of the effectiveness of game therapy Written for psychologists, psychiatrists, and other mental health clinicians, the revised third edition of Game Play Therapy offers a guide that shows how to apply game therapy techniques to promote socialization, encourage the development of identity and self-esteem, and help individuals master anxiety.
This volume presents the unique features of child abuse and neglect and discusses proposed as well as experimented protective measures to create awareness about child rights and their implementation. Divided into four sections, the volume discusses (a) the nature and prevalence of child abuse and neglect, risk factors and impact; (b) issues pertaining to child rights with regard to nutrition, health and education; (c) rights of children with disabilities, HIV/AIDS, and in circumstances like disaster and adoption; and (d) field-based experiences of researchers in protecting child rights and preventing child abuse. The most important contribution of this volume is in providing an analysis of the current legal scenario of child protection, emphasizing the rights of different sections of vulnerable children. Professionals and academics specializing in this area from different academic backgrounds and regions have contributed chapters to this volume, creating a global and multidisciplinary forum for discussion. This volume is important for a wide range of professionals and researchers from the social sciences, law, medicine, and behavioral sciences. It is also beneficial for policy makers and law enforcement agencies working with children.
Divorce and Loss: Helping Adults and Children Mourn When a Marriage Comes Apart places loss and mourning at the center of the divorce experience and details how therapists can facilitate mourning through individual therapy and through interventions with parents. The book offers detailed clinical vignettes to illuminate family members’ reactions to divorce and to highlight interventions. Ehrlich also explores how failures of mourning in response to divorce create difficulties for people, including bitter, high-conflict divorces. He examines how therapists can intervene more effectively with difficult divorces and avoid ethical and clinical pitfalls. In addition, the book examines the very strong feelings that divorce elicits in therapists and how to deal with these constructively.
Study Guide for Wong s Nursing Care of Infants and Children E Book
Master key concepts and apply them to the practice setting! Corresponding to the chapters in Wong's Nursing Care of Infants and Children, 9th Edition, by Dr. Marilyn Hockenberry and David Wilson, this study guide helps you review material and reinforce your understanding of pediatric nursing with multiple-choice, matching, and true/false questions, along with case studies and critical thinking questions. Student-friendly features include: Key terms Multiple-choice, matching, fill-in-the-blank, short answer, and true/false questions Critical thinking case studies Answer key Perforated pages for easy removal
IMAGINE HAVING A PEDIATRICIAN ON CALL TO ANSWER ALL YOUR QUESTIONS ABOUT PARENTING. From tantrums to sleeping problems, bullying to bed-wetting, The Parent’s Problem Solver offers parents quick, commonsense, and compassionate solutions that work, from an author who is not only a pediatrician but also a mother of four. Whether your child is an infant or already in school, Dr. Cathryn Tobin’s insightful advice will help you create positive changes in your parenting strategies—and your relationship with your children—immediately. “Discipline, in a nutshell, is giving children tools to succeed in life. This book shows parents how.” —William Sears, M.D., coauthor of The Baby Book and The Discipline Book “Dr. Spock helped us understand our children, but Dr. Tobin helps us understand ourselves. By the time you finish reading the first chapter, you’ll find a new approach to parenting problems that you can rely on.” —John and Linda Friel, The 7 Worst Things (Good) Parents Do “This is a wonderful book! Dr. Tobin gives us a brand-new twist on solving problems with our kids. If Dr. Tobin can’t be your pediatrician, read her book!” —Jack Canfield, coauthor of Chicken Soup for the Mother’s Soul