Touch in Child Counseling and Play Therapy: An Ethical and Clinical Guide
** The book is required for this course and is not included in the price of the course.
**This is a book-study course only. You will purchase the book on your own (it is not included). After you finish reading the book, you can login to take the quiz and obtain your certificate. There are NO supplemental materials (PowerPoints, lecture, etc) included in this book-study course.
Touch in Child Counseling and Play Therapy explores the professional and legal boundaries around physical contact in therapy and offers best-practice guidelines from a variety of perspectives. Chapters address issues around appropriate and sensitive therapist-initiated touch, therapeutic approaches that use touch as an intervention in child treatment, and both positive and challenging forms of touch that are initiated by children. In these pages, professionals and students alike will find valuable information on ways to address potential ethical dilemmas, including defining boundaries, working with parents and guardians, documentation, consent forms, cultural considerations, countertransference, and much more.
By the end of this E-book learning course, Practitioners will be able to:
Describe how to complete an informed consent for intervening with aggressive children.
State the five core ethical competencies related to touch in therapeutic child practice.
List at least three different therapeutic models that use touch as an intervention.
List at least seven different mediating factors related to touch in child therapy sessions.
State at least ten different ethical guidelines in practice with child.
Describe at least three factors related to the neurobiology of touch.
Describe at least three interventions for how to intervene related to trauma and touch in domestic violence.
List at least three interventions for managing aggressive behavior.
List at least five recommendations for working
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