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Why clinicians use play in therapy with children

In response to the statement that he or she (the clinician) ‘just plays with the children’ I give you the following reasons why play is important. Continue reading

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When Punishment is Problematic

People do not act for no reason.
They may act in response to an idea.
They may act in response to an emotion. Continue reading

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Four Essential Enrichment Activities to Promote Recovery at School from Interpersonal Trauma

Greet the child before they do anything to initiate engagement with you. Greeting children in this way offers them the experience that they are in your thoughts, that they are worthy and that you are accessible. This is necessary as … Continue reading

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Therapeutic Fostering

Why have Therapeutic Models of Care? In an online survey of carers of ‘looked-after-children’ (defined as children who do not live with a birth parent(s) and are in a relative or kinship care placement, adoptive placement, foster placement or residential care … Continue reading

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Lessons about Learning: Some Truths about Behaviour Management

Conventional behaviour management, as it is widely used in the care and management of children, incorporates three main techniques: Reinforcement of wanted or desired behaviours; Punishment of unwanted or undesirable behaviours; and Extinction of unwanted or undesirable behaviours by ignoring … Continue reading

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Punishment is Problematic

People do not act for no reason. They may act in response to an idea. They may act in response to an emotion. They may act in response to a need that requires satisfaction. They may act because the way … Continue reading

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Reparative Attachment Therapy

Reparative Attachment Therapy.

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Triple-A Model of Therapeutic Care

Triple-A Model of Therapeutic Care.

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Managing Our Own Emotions in the Presence of Our Child’s Challenging Behaviors

Managing Our Own Emotions in the Presence of Our Child’s Challenging Behaviors.

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