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Karen (Ed Stagnitti - Play as Therapy: Assessment and Therapeutic Interventions - 9781843106371 - V9781843106371
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Play as Therapy: Assessment and Therapeutic Interventions

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Description for Play as Therapy: Assessment and Therapeutic Interventions Paperback. Play as Therapy provides background theory and practical applications of original research on play assessment and interventions used in therapy. The book offers a solid foundation for identifying and assessing play dysfunction, understanding play in different cultural contexts and considerations when intervening with play. Editor(s): Stagnitti, Karen; Cooper, Rodney. Translator(s): Sturgess, Jennifer; Drewes, Athena. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: MJW; MQTC; VFJD; VFXC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 230 x 157 x 16. Weight in Grams: 382.

While paediatric healthcare professionals view play as the treatment tool of choice for children under school age, the theory and practice underpinning play-based therapeutic approaches often remain less clear to individual practitioners. Paediatric intervention approaches are increasingly being questioned, and individual practitioners constantly asked to provide evidence-based practice. In response, a more coherent understanding and fresh discussion on children's play and utilisation of play for therapeutic purposes is needed, especially as societal expectations and lifestyles change.

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Product Details

Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Number of pages
240
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
Weight
381g
Number of Pages
240
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781843106371
SKU
V9781843106371
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 5 to 9 working days
Ref
99-10

About Karen (Ed Stagnitti
Karen Stagnitti PhD is Associate Professor of the Occupational Science and Therapy program at Deakin University, Australia. She has over 30 years' experience as a paediatric occupational therapist working with children who have issues with their development. Rodney Cooper PhD is a rural-based academic with the University of Newcastle, Australia. As a paediatric occupational therapist he has a broad interest ... Read more

Reviews for Play as Therapy: Assessment and Therapeutic Interventions
this book is certainly a recommended purchase for all our members, trainees and experienced practitioners alike.
Play For Life It is a book that affirms, excites and challenges... In each chapter are hidden gems of learning and wisdom... Ultimately it is a most valuable source of learning and an invitation to further exploration because its style is engaging and, ... Read more

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