Posts Tagged "Trauma"

Case Formulation Guide for Professionals Working with Children and Families

Posted by on Sep 11, 2022

When child and family professionals such as play therapists and family therapists are presented with new cases, there is much to be learned in a short time. Working together with the family, therapists typically review the family’s history and relationships along with the parents’ or family’s reasons for coming. Regardless of theoretical orientation, therapists work with the family to establish treatment goals and an overall plan for moving forward. This can be an overwhelming task for relatively new therapists, and even for experienced therapists when confronted with complex and/or multiple traumas, attachment disruptions, and a multitude of other situations. Where does one start to tease apart the situation to determine which goals represent a starting place? There are no easy answers.

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Animals Speak! Light Messages for Kids During the Pandemic. Issue #3

Posted by on Mar 22, 2020

A kid-friendly project of the International Institute for Animal Assisted Play Therapy® to help kids of all ages understand aspects of the pandemic and to give some ideas for fun and coping. Each Animals Speak! blogpost includes a few videos of “talking” animals sharing their thoughts and ideas.

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