Play Therapy and Psychoeducational School-Based Group Interventions: A Comparison of Treatment Effectiveness

@article{Swank2018PlayTA,
  title={Play Therapy and Psychoeducational School-Based Group Interventions: A Comparison of Treatment Effectiveness},
  author={Jacqueline M. Swank and Christopher Cheung and S. Williams},
  journal={The Journal for Specialists in Group Work},
  year={2018},
  volume={43},
  pages={230 - 249}
}
  • Jacqueline M. Swank, Christopher Cheung, S. Williams
  • Published 2018
  • Psychology
  • The Journal for Specialists in Group Work
  • This study focused on using a single case research design (SCRD) to compare the effectiveness of a child-centered group play therapy intervention to a psychoeducational group intervention (skillstreaming), and a group that received no intervention for 6 weeks. A group of 10 young children (kindergarten and Grade 1) were randomly assigned to 1 of the 3 groups. We found that children participating in the CCGPT intervention were 4.18 times more likely to have a decrease in total problem behavior… CONTINUE READING
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