In an effort to understand the experiences of mothers raising children with Cerebral palsy more especially after the diagnosis, the Double ABCX model will be utilized as a framework to provide such understanding. This model is based on the family stress theory and adaptation (Plunkett, 1997).
Child-Centered Play Session This author’s (hereafter known as therapist) goals for the session was to create a safe place for An to experience herself and be accepted, without the constraints of therapeutic direction. This therapist chose to utilize Child-Centered Play Therapy (CCPT) for a multitude of reasons. Among the most important is this therapist’s intuition that what An needed, was to be given the freedom to experience herself as strong and competent. In CCPT,“The play therapist’s objective is to relate to the child in ways that will release the child’s inner-directional, constructive, forward-moving, creative, self-healing power” (Landreth, 2011, pp.
By dividing her essay into three sections, Tan separates and clarifies her main points and ideas all while keeping the essay flowing and focused. Each section focuses mainly on a different subject, yet they all relate to each other in a way. The first section introduces the whole message of the essay and provides insight into the language interchanged between Tan and her mother. The second section touches on some struggles encountered by Tan and her mother resulting from use of English. The second section also touches on how the language that Tan grew up with effected her later on in life as a person and writer.
If we are unable to communicate with the parents then this could have an impact on the child’s development and lead to the child’s issues progressing and getting worse. Strong positive relationships within the school environment and with parents is very beneficial to children. It helps to model effective communication and set a good example of appropriate behaviour towards others which in turn helps the children to recognise boundaries and what is acceptable when communicating with their peers and adults. Plus building a strong, trusting relationship with the children and young people makes them feel valued and helps provide a more effective learning environment and helps build their confidence with communicating as they progress through their lives.
In order to contribute a positive relationship it is essential to demonstrate and model an effective communication skill when dealing with children which means that considering both how the practitioner approach other people and responding the children. It is effectively more likely to communicate information to one another if having a positive relationship. Effective communication plays an important role in developing positive relation with children, young people and adults. It is also essential that the practitioner is interested in development of the children by using effective communication skills, building a positive relationship, approaching and responding in appositive manner, making feel comfortable or supporting which it’s required.
The current framework is the EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage) which states that working with parents and other professional is essential and has an impact on a practitioners practice. The parents know their child the best therefore it is important to communicate with them in order to find out the child’s interest and dislikes. As he EYFS states in the article 3.68, “Providers must maintain records and obtain and share information to ensure the safe and efficient management of the setting, and to help ensure the needs of all children are met. ”- EYFS 2014
Acknowledge and draw on parental knowledge and expertice in relation to their child. Focus on the children 's strengths as well as areas of additional need. Recognise the personal and emotional investment of parents and carers and be aware of their feelings. Ensure that parents and carers understand procedures, are aware of how to access support in preparing their contribution and are given documents to be discussed well before the meeting. Respect the validity of differing perspectives and seek constructive ways of reconciling different viewpoints.
In the book Dibs in Search of Self, Virginia M,Axline brings forth that it is very important to pay attention to the psychology of children in today’s world and they should be supported emotionally and mentally by their parents. She also portrays the way in which the play therapy sessions should be conducted. The play therapy session depends both on the therapist and the child and that every moment and step during the session is essential for child. The book is an educational and heart- warming therapeutic tale of child psychology. Dr. Axline maintains her emotional distance from Dibs but understand him with patience and helps him to be confident, responsible and
Where one may see it as an absense, a just a day they missed a worksheet that can be picked up and finished the following day. is a direct waste of money for all those who have to pay for the education – and such people are the majority. also a complete sign of utter disrespect to those who do not have to luxury to encounter this free education that sets them up for life Students who skip classes are more likely to get lower grades and face a biased attitude from their teachers leading to a miserable year because teachers have the power to do so; moreover, they have lower chances to successfully graduate, and enroll in a college – of any type. Such students are also more likely to live on a welfare, and get engaged in antisocial behavior. Therefore, this problem should be treated and enforced with discipline consequences with all possible attention from teachers, parents, and
As children’s experiences and knowledge are often communicated through play, it becomes an important vehicle for them to know and accept themselves and others. One of the most common types of play therapy for children is child-based therapy, in which a therapist and a child work alone. This is often used if there is a concern about the parents or abuse in the family, but can also be done simply to make the child feel more comfortable. It can be used to treat behavioural problems, anxiety, Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), autism, and the effects of abuse.
I believe that communication, trust, and professionalism are the three most important factors when it comes to maintaining positive and productive relationships with all of the families. Communication is the glue that holds us together because parents want to know and be educated on their child’s developmental progress. Trust is the foundation of our relationships because honestly, without trust, we wouldn’t have relationships to begin with. Last but not least, Professionalism is very important because it helps keep the relationship focused on the most important thing; the
One model that is used in this article was the family stress which states that economic hardship has a high level of stress (Conger & Donnellan, 2007). In that model, family stress had less nurturing and parental involvement. There were other factors such as depression marital conflict, anxiety, anger and alienation. Variables, potential mediators and control variables. 1.
For children, drawing involves both a process (making of art) and a product (the completed art expression). These drawings need to be considered within the context of the child’s developmental, social, cultural and emotional experiences. (Malchiodi, 1998). I have chosen to examine three drawings by C, an 8-year-old girl I have been having therapeutic play sessions with. She was referred to me by her father, due to her inability to concentrate at school, hyperactivity, and impulsivity, which cause her to get into trouble at school, and in social situations.