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play therapy

[′play ‚ther·ə·pē]
(psychology)
A form of treatment, used particularly with children, in which a child's play, as with dolls in the presence of a therapist, is used as a medium for expression and communication.
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Porter (Assistant Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Temple university, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), "Recreational Therapy Basics, Techniques, and Interventions" provides 51 chapters about recreational therapy practice.
Recreational Therapy is an excellent way to create relationships with emotionally disturbed kids who are in need of proper attention and care.
The MHJJ program provides help with substance abuse treatment, family therapy, psychiatric services, educational advocacy, job training, psychological assessment, court advocacy, group therapy, individual therapy, recreational therapy, and mentoring.
Assessment tools for recreational therapy and related fields, 4th ed.
Nontraditional approaches, such as recreational therapy, games, and play are included alongside more traditional methods.
In the fall 2007, it will introduce programs for recreational therapy, sports conditioning, as well as crafts and design.
First, they were taught how to best work with the elderly by the directors of social services, volunteer services, and recreational therapy. "Some residents are hard of hearing, so talk clearly and slowly," the students were told.
All children in the program receive speech therapy, occupational therapy, and recreational therapy interventions.
McGhee designed the behavioral intervention, but it was delivered at the school by students of the university's recreational therapy program.
They're sponsored through the Variety FAR Conservatory in Birmingham, a non-profit group that provides recreational therapy, skating programs, music, art and dance.
It is important to involve all other staff as well, from housekeeping to recreational therapy. Care should be taken to convey the ambiance of the season.
Diane Groff is an assistant professor of recreational therapy at East Carolina University.

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