Feb 23, 2020  
Catalog/Bulletin 2018-2019 
Catalog/Bulletin 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


[3 Credits]
This course is designed to assist those who work with children in understanding a philosophy and rationale for group work with children and preadolescents. The course will focus on the goals of group play/activity therapy, the role of the play therapist, screening and selection of group members, the developmentally responsive use of play and other expressive/creative arts and activities with children and pre-adolescents, planning and structuring of sessions with emphasis on principles as well as application of methods and skills. Adaptation of the use of play/activity therapy with adolescents and families will also be explored.