The Therapist's Notebook For Children And Adolescents: Homework, Handouts, And Activities For Use In Psychotherapy by Catherine Ford SoriThe Therapist's Notebook For Children And Adolescents: Homework, Handouts, And Activities For Use In Psychotherapy by Catherine Ford Sori

The Therapist's Notebook For Children And Adolescents: Homework, Handouts, And Activities For Use…

EditorCatherine Ford Sori, Lorna Hecker, Molli E. Bachenberg

Paperback | August 4, 2015

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InThe Therapist's Notebook for Children and Adolescents,2nded, you'll find the most powerful tools available for aiding children with their feelings, incorporating play techniques into therapy, encouraging appropriate parental involvement in family sessions, and providing group therapy to children. This ready reference is divided into ten thoughtfully planned sections to make it easy to find the right activity, handout, or intervention for the problem at hand, whether you're looking for creative ideas, running a children's group, putting interventions into practice in the classroom, or looking for ways to increase parental and familial involvement. Instructions for the activities are clearly explained and highlighted with case examples and many illustrations. Chapters are by leading experts, including Eliana Gil, Ris'anFleet, Liana Lowenstein, Howard Rosenthal, and Volker Thomas, and explore strategies for treating children both individually and in a family context. With more than 60% new material, this expanded version delves into the latest research and thinking on family play therapy and addresses many pertinent issues of our time, including bullying, suicidal ideation, ADHD, autism, adolescents and sex, and cultural issues. It's a must-have arsenal for both novice and experienced professionals in family therapy, play therapy, psychology, psychiatry, counseling, education, nursing, and related fields.

Catherine Ford Sori, PhD, LMFT, is professor in the division of psychology and counseling at Governors State University, where she is also leader of the marriage and family track. She has won numerous faculty excellence awards, and is the mental health consultant for the Early Head Start Program at the Family Development Center. Dr. So...
Title:The Therapist's Notebook For Children And Adolescents: Homework, Handouts, And Activities For Use…Format:PaperbackDimensions:386 pages, 10.9 × 8.4 × 0.9 inPublished:August 4, 2015Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Foreword Gil Preface  Therapist's Attitudes about PlaySori I. The Role and Use of Play in Child and Family Therapy  1. Explainign the Use of Play to ParentsWark 2. Tell Me All about it: Using Objects as MetaphorsFranklin 3. Individual and Family Play GenogramGil 4. Using hte Family Puppet Interview in Assessment and Goal SettingSori 5. Using Puppet Play to Open Communication with Children and Families Sori and Nickell 6. The Family Video GameLucas, Darragh, Foster, and Brozovic 7. Family Card GameLowenstein II. Working with Children's Emotions  8. Soaring above Stress: Using Relaxation, Visualization, and Music with Anxious and ADHD ChildrenSori and Biank 9. Anger CollageHertlein and Huene 10. Deflating FearSori and Biank 11. Feeling Faces Prevent Scary PlacesBiank and Sori 12.Pie Scapes: Exploring Children's Thoughts and FeelingsSori and Biank III. Strengthening Attachment Bonds 13. Stengthening Parent-Child Attachment with Play: Filial TherapyVanFleet 14. Family Sandplay: Strengthening the Parent-Child RelationshipPettigrew, Raimondi, and McWey 15. Linked-In: Strengthening Parent-Child RelationshipsCiesla, Popp, and Bunn IV. Specific Childhood Problems 16. Overcoming Bullying: Finding Inner Resources through the Circle of StrengthBeebe and Robey 17. One Thing Leads to Another: The Domino Effect with Impulsive, ADHD, or ODD TeensForaker-Koons and Sori 18. Getting to Know Families and Children Diagnosed with Autism Spectrum DisordersBrockman 19. Using Children's Books in Family TherapyWark, Szekely, and Abrahamson V. Trauma and Suicidal Ideation 20. Animal-Assisted Therapy for Sexually Abused ChildrenReichert, Bermel, and Sori 21. Children Experiencing Trauma, PTSD, or Anxiety: Using Worry RocksLorelle 22. Creating a Safe Space for Children Who Have Experienced TraumaMaier and Thomas 23. Suicidal Ideation: Rediscovering Our Treasures Randick VI. Adolescents, Culture, and Special Topics  24. KidsRap: Using Hip-Hop to Promote and Punctuate ChangeSori 25. Biracial StoryboardsHubbard 26. Fatherloss: Three Interventions for Working with African American Adolescent MalesMorris and Sori  27. Transgenerational "Tableros:" an Activity for Working with Latino American Adolescents and Their FamiliesSanchez 28. Family Timelines Mural Drawing with Asian American FamilesMiyakuni and Sori 29. The Use of the Culture Play GenorgramGil 30. Talking about Sex with Adolescents and ParentsBachenberg and Dermer 31. RIVVS: Talking about Sex through ImagesBoender and Thraen 32. Amplifying the Voice of Youth: The Partners for Change Outcome Management SystemsDuncan and Sparks 33. The Goat Story: The Royal Road from the Waiting Room to the Counseling CouchRosenthal VII. Illness and Bereavement 34. Tips for Parents When There Is Illness in the FamilyBiank and Sori 35. "Grieving in the Sand:" Integrating Sandtray with Reality Therapy to Help Children through the Grieving ProcessRobey and Sori 36. A Child's Impossible and Scariest TaskBiank and Sori 37. Talking to Children about DeathSori and Biank VIII. Specific Approaches and Interventions 38. Playful Pooches: Using Canine Interactions to Enhance Therapeutic Outcomes for Children and AdolescentsVanFleet 39. Solution Circles: A Solution-Focused, Expressive TechniqueGil 40. Writing Therapeutic Notes to Young PersonsPare 41. The Use of Consultants in Play Therapy: Narractive Practices with Young ChildrenScholtes and Sori  42. Sculpting Narratives: Experiencing Positive Narratives in TherapyWatson IX. Counseling in Schools, Groups, and Clinical Settings 43. Spin-Me-A-Yarn: Breaking the Ice and Warming the HeartSori and Biank 44. Creating Connections: Using Art in School CounselingRandick and Gardner 45. The "Art" of Art Therapy with AdolescentsRandick 46. Crisis Recover in the SchoolsMichel 47. Learning and School-Related Problems in ChildhoodSholtes and Boender X. Tools for Parents and Clincians 48. A Guide to Making Pupperts without Breaking the BankForaker-Koons and Sori 49. Movies and Emotion Coaching ParentingDermer, Dunham, and Sori 50. Helping Parents Use the Time Out ProcedureHecker and Sori 51. The Parents' Guide to Good Divorce BehaviorHecker and Sori 52. Ten Commandments for Step FamiliesSori and Hecker

Editorial Reviews

"Remarkable for its breadth and depth, The Therapist¿s Notebook for Children and Adolescents, 2nd edition, is the indispensable reference for play and expressive child and family therapies. Sori, Hecker, and Bachenberg offer a treasure trove of play strategies for virtually any child and adolescent issue. The second edition is mostly new and thoroughly updated. The strategies can be adapted to most theoretical orientations and all are practical and field tested. If I had to choose one book for my play therapy and family therapy libraries, this would be it!" ¿Douglas H. Sprenkle, PhD, professor emeritus of marriage and family therapy, Purdue University "The Therapist¿s Notebook for Children and Adolescents, 2nd edition, contains a potpourri of innovative techniques and strategies for conducting individual, family, and group psychotherapy. The notebook is transtheoretical in nature, so it will appeal to therapists from diverse orientations and disciplines who wish to broaden and strengthen their knowledge and skills. Highly recommended!" ¿Charles E. Schaefer, PhD, RPT-S, professor emeritus of psychology, Fairleigh Dickinson University, and cofounder and director emeritus of the Association for Play Therapy "In the updated edition of this classic book, Sori and colleagues once again have pulled together a treasure chest full of innovative and inspired ideas to treat children and families. This book will spark readers¿ creativity and is an absolute must have for practitioners and for training programs in counseling, play therapy, and family therapy. Chapters illustrate playful ways to engage children and families in the therapeutic process, and they also address many serious issues facing today¿s youths and families. This book is resplendent with field-tested ideas written by some of the masters in the fields of family therapy and play therapy. A brilliant book to refer to whenever you need information and inspiration!" ¿Jon Carlson, PsyD, EdD, distinguished professor of Adlerian psychology, Adler University "The second edition of The Therapist¿s Notebook for Children and Adolescents definitely exceeds the first. It is an exceptional guide for working with children. I strongly recommend it for those who work with children and adolescents and believe it should be required reading in all clinical training programs." ¿Joseph L. Wetchler, PhD, professor of marriage and family therapy at Purdue University Calumet and coeditor of An Introduction to Marriage and Family Therapy, 2nd edition "In this second edition of The Therapist's Notebook for Children and Adolescents there is a rich wealth of tools for enabling children and young people to explore and express their feeligns using play and creative mediums... One of the main strengths of this book is its accesibility. The very clear structure and layout make it straightforward to dip in to for ideas, guidances, strategies and techniques for a wide range of issues... As the chapters are written by authors from different theoretical orientations, the reader gains a flavour of the specific theory each is anchored in... I would therefore recommend the book to all play therapists as a valuable reference point and for inspiration. Even those who are more non-directive will find new insights and fresh stimulation for their creativity and practise." -Helen Gedge, Liverpool, British Association of Play Therapy