Mining for Play Therapy Intelligence
An electronic publication to alert play therapists about current or emerging mental health trends, cutting-edge best practices, and other wisdom. Recent multi-disciplinary publications (intelligence) are scanned (mined) and citations reported to assist those who teach, practice, and supervise play therapy.
Produced quarterly each February, May, August, and November.
Issue: August 2018. Topics Include:
- How can
cognitive-behavioral group therapy help improve self-esteem
and reduce social phobia in children ages 12-13?
- Does play
therapy help children with an incarcerated parent?
- How do
parents who are undocumented in the United States perceive their immigration
status affects parenting?
- What are some general
recommendations for using play therapy to address post-traumatic play?
- How does
the flipped classroom design effect students learning play therapy?
- Are we
assessing adolescents’ spirituality and religion?
factors are associated with foster care reentry among children who have been
reunified with their families after a previous placement in foster care?
- How can
practitioners help mothers overcome their own personal trauma to impact the child’s emotional health?
- What are
the relationships between parental work schedules and child-care arrangements
for low-income parents?
- What are
the relationships among bullying, paranoid thinking,
and the estimate of social threat in schools?
might play therapy delivery be optimized to improve the functioning of children
with Autism Spectrum Disorder?
- What are girls’
perceptions of barriers to outdoor physical activities?
treatment models inform options for treating young children who exhibit
Problematic Sexual Behaviors (PBS)?
Child-Parent Relationship Therapy (CPRT) help children who experienced abuse?
tools can professionals utilize to assist young children navigate the grief
Ryan Holliman, Ph.D., LPC-S, RPT-S
Assistant Professor, Department of Family Sciences
Texas Women's University, Dallas, TX