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Anne A Poulsen - Goal Setting and Motivation in Therapy: Engaging Children and Parents - 9781849054485 - V9781849054485
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Goal Setting and Motivation in Therapy: Engaging Children and Parents

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Description for Goal Setting and Motivation in Therapy: Engaging Children and Parents Paperback. This book looks at all aspects of goal setting, a key concern for therapists working with children. Explaining theory, as well as the important issues for practice, this book presents innovative approaches developed by the editors that will increase understanding of goal setting within therapeutic settings. Editor(s): Poulsen, Anne A.; Ziviani, Jenny; Cuskelly, Monica. Num Pages: 272 pages, 10 black and white illustrations. BIC Classification: MJW; MMJT; MMZ; MQS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 154 x 229 x 16. Weight in Grams: 396.

Drawing together motivational theory, research-based evidence and guidance for best practice, this book presents innovative models for goal-setting and goal pursuit in therapy with children.

Setting goals not only allows children, and their families, to engage with the overall therapeutic process, but it also provides an essential motivational element throughout the entire therapeutic process. The editors and contributors give practical advice on empathically collaborating with the child and his or her family, to clearly identify achievable goals that can be wholeheartedly pursued. Key information on Self-Determination Theory (SDT) is accessibly explained, which will aid professional understanding of the ... Read more

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Product Details

Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
Number of Pages
272
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781849054485
SKU
V9781849054485
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 5 to 9 working days
Ref
99-10

About Anne A Poulsen
Anne A. Poulsen is a Senior Research Fellow in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Queensland. Her research focuses on motivation, self-concept and life satisfaction. Jenny Ziviani is Professor of Children's Allied Health Research, a joint appointment between the University of Queensland, and Children's Health Queensland. She is an occupational therapist and allied ... Read more

Reviews for Goal Setting and Motivation in Therapy: Engaging Children and Parents
The essays collected in this volume helpfully guide professionals to be better able to support these basic needs, articulating in practical terms the component skills and attitudes required to facilitate children's Autonomy, Relatedness and Competence in treatment settings. Building on strong empirical findings and an increasingly rich clinical literature in SDT and related approaches, these chapters provide steady scaffoldings on ... Read more

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