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Play

Informal for an investment or investment decision, especially one that becomes profitable.

play

1. An investment.
2. See direct play.
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Play therapy and simulation helps the child to understand and accept the planned treatment and is also useful in alleviating fears and helping the child to verbalize questions and concerns.
That's why I am passionate about ensuring that as many children in need as possible have access to play therapy on Teesside.
Parents, who have a positive attitude about play therapy, can help in the pre-school child's therapeutic goals, recognize the benefits of play therapy, and are able to give play therapy at home to build on the gains the pre-school child is making in the play sessions.
While each of the books is intended to be used by clinicians with an interest in play therapy, they serve diverse functions in both the focus and scope of play therapy treatment.
The first meta-analysis of play therapy was conducted in 2001.
Specifically, this study was concerned with measuring the effectiveness of Adlerian play therapy on one aspect of children's disruptive behaviors in school--off-task behaviors.
In addition, researchers who have conducted studies on the therapist-provided conditions in play therapy have relied primarily on textual analysis and have focused almost exclusively on the therapist's verbal responses and skills (Darr, 1994; Harnish, 1983; Siegel, 1972).
All of the materials used in the play therapy rooms were provided by the University as well as Parent/Teacher Associations (PTA).
Scholars in the play therapy field have responded by promoting play therapists' multi-cultural competence (Chang, Ritter, & Hays, 2005; O'Connor, 2005; Penn & Post, 2012; VanderGast, Post, & Kascsak-Miller, 2010).
The authors also provide a fictional case study that highlights the application of child-centered play therapy.
The book includes a chapter-length case study, sample forms and questionnaires, and information on courses and certificate programs offered at the Family & Play Therapy Center.
Mum-of-two Jo Thomas, 40, is a play therapy student at University of Glamorgan.