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Therapeutic Groupwork With Children,9780863882340

Therapeutic Groupwork With Children

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Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 1/13/2017
Publisher(s): Taylor & Francis
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This hands-on workbook is an invaluable resource for all professionals who work with young children, both in clinics and schools, including teachers, activity leaders and therapists.- Provides an overview of the book's basis in humanistic philosophy, a discussion of the role of group leaders and how to start and run a group.- Contains 40 varied group activities, some original and some more well known, each with clear guidelines, photocopiable worksheets and anecdotal evaluations.- Guidance is given on how to use the activities in a pick-and-mix approach, with a gradual build up from simple listening and turn-taking exercises to empathy, problem-solving and dealing with emotions.- Divided into activities for infants and juniors, they are designed to use different strengths within the children, including verbal, non-verbal, trust, imagination and physical.Using these activities in a group setting will create an environment where children feel listened to, accepted and valued, and in which they can grow emotionally.

Table of Contents

The colour of our glasses: How we see the world
The role of the therapist
Setting up the group
Embedding the group in its context
Theoretical background
Activities: Groups for 5 to 7 year olds
Groups for 8 to 11 year olds
Planning a ten-session programme
5 to 7 year olds: sample ten-session programmes
8 to 11 year olds: sample ten-session programmes
Develop your own activities
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