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When Not to Consider Filial Play Therapy
• Attributes and Evaluation of Discussion Contributions.
• Professional Communications and Writing Guide.
When does filial play therapy not make sense as an approach? What concerns do you have that might impact the choice of filial play therapy as an intervention? Consider issues related to the following:
• Specific family situations.
• Cultural or ethnic diversity.
• Issues related to the presenting problem.
In your initial post, describe any concerns that you have about this approach, and explain when you think filial play therapy might not be an appropriate or effective intervention.
• Read the Learner Expectations for important information about your success in this course.
• Read the Professional Communications and Writing Guide. You are expected to adhere to these guidelines when writing a discussion post, peer response, or paper, as well as when using citations and references.
• Read the introduction to this unit.
Use your Landreth & Bratton text, Child Parent Relationship Therapy (CPRT): A 10-Session Filial Therapy Model, to complete the following:
• Read Chapter 1, “History, Development, and Objectives of Child Parent Relationship Therapy (CPRT): A 10-Session Filial Therapy Model,” pages 1–13. This chapter will give you an idea of where filial play therapy came from, as well as background on the ten-session model.
• Read Chapter 2, “Unique Features of CPRT,” pages 15–30. This chapter focuses on ways in which child parent relationship therapy may be different from other types of therapy.
Use the Capella University Library to complete the following:
• Read Guerney’s 2000 article, “Filial Therapy into the 21st Century,” from International Journal of Play Therapy, volume 9, issue 2, pages 1–17. This article, the lead-off article in the 2000 special edition of the International Journal of Play Therapy, provides Dr. Guerney’s view of the development and robustness of the model.
• Read Hazelrigg, Cooper, and Borduin’s 1987 May article, “Evaluating the effectiveness of family therapies: An integrative review and analysis,” from Psychological Bulletin, volume 101, issue 3, pages 428–442. This article provides a context for filial therapy as a family therapy and a model for evaluating its effectiveness.