Play in Clinical Practice : Evidence-Based Approaches, Hardback Book

Play in Clinical Practice : Evidence-Based Approaches Hardback

Edited by Sandra W. Russ, Larissa N. Niec


Going beyond traditional play therapy, this innovative book presents a range of evidence-based assessment and intervention approaches that incorporate play as a key element.

It is grounded in the latest knowledge about the importance of play in child development.

Leading experts describe effective strategies for addressing a wide variety of clinical concerns, including behavioral difficulties, anxiety, parent-child relationship issues, trauma, and autism.

The empirical support for each approach is summarized and clinical techniques are illustrated.

The book also discusses school-based prevention programs that utilize play to support children's learning and social-emotional functioning.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Guilford Publications
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Paediatric medicine
  • ISBN: 9781609180461



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