Child-Centered Play Therapy Research: The Evidence Base for Effective Practice

Child-Centered Play Therapy Research: The Evidence Base for Effective Practice

Editor(s): Jennifer N. Baggerly, Dee C. Ray, Sue C. Bratton

Published Online: 5 JAN 2012 10:35AM EST

Print ISBN: 9780470422014

Online ISBN: 9781118269626

DOI: 10.1002/9781118269626

About this Book

The first book of its kind to provide exhaustive, in-depth coverage of play therapy research

Child-Centered Play Therapy Research: The Evidence Base for Effective Practice offers mental health professionals, school district administrators, community agency administrators, judges, lawyers, child protection caseworkers, and medical professionals a comprehensive discussion of play therapy research studies. Guidance is provided on evidence-based methods, as well as on how¿future play therapy research should be conducted.

Edited by renowned experts in the field of play therapy, this rich compilation features contributions by child-centered play therapy researchers, with relevant discussion of:

  • The history of play therapy research

  • A synopsis of current empirical support

  • Play therapy research on chronically ill children, child witnesses of domestic violence, and victims of natural disasters, among many other topics

With coverage of important practice guidelines, Child-Centered Play Therapy Research identifies the most prominent and current play therapy research studies, as well as research directions for clinicians to design evidence-based research studies of their own.

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Overview of Play Therapy Research

  2. Part II: Research in Play Therapy

  3. Part III: Research in Filial Therapy

  4. Part IV: Future Research Directions for Play Therapy

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