A tote bag of tricks for engaging and working with children
Download
1 / 13

A Tote Bag of Tricks - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 562 Views
  • Updated On :

A (Tote) Bag of Tricks for Engaging and Working With Children. Esta M. Glazer-Semmel, LCSW-C and Deborah Sarsgard, LCSW-C Family Connections, UMB School of Social Work Title IVE Education for Public Child Welfare Program The Governor’s 10 th Annual Conference on Child Abuse & Neglect

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'A Tote Bag of Tricks' - Jimmy


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
A tote bag of tricks for engaging and working with children l.jpg

A (Tote) Bag of Tricksfor Engaging and WorkingWith Children

Esta M. Glazer-Semmel, LCSW-C and Deborah Sarsgard, LCSW-C

Family Connections, UMB School of Social Work

Title IVE Education for Public Child Welfare Program

The Governor’s 10th Annual Conference on Child Abuse & Neglect

April 29, 2003


Agenda l.jpg
Agenda

  • Introductions, agenda and interests

  • Family Connections and community-based work

  • Developmental and environmental considerations

  • The kids’ bag – tools and techniques

    • Play therapy

    • Art therapy

  • Challenges and opportunities

  • Other?


Getting to know you l.jpg
Getting to Know You

  • Brief introductions

  • Goal(s) and rationale for today


Family connections l.jpg
Family Connections

  • Mission: Promoting the safety and well-being of children and families through family and community services, professional education and training, and research and evaluation.

Funding provided by Maryland DHR-SSA, Title IVE Education for Public Child Welfare Program, UMB School of Social Work and The Annie E. Casey Foundation.


Program description l.jpg
Program Description

  • Guiding philosophies

  • Service

  • Education

  • Research

www.family.umaryland.edu



Environmental considerations l.jpg
Environmental Considerations

  • Advantages

    • Child’s reality and relationship building

    • Information gathering and assessment

    • Modeling and teaching

  • Disadvantages

    • Lack of control

    • Limited resources

    • No immediate consultation


Special considerations l.jpg
Special Considerations

  • Nature of the setting

  • Role definition and child’s perception

  • Child’s other therapeutic relationships

  • Chronological vs. developmental age

  • Capacity for symbolic play


Item selection l.jpg
Item Selection

  • Accessible and affordable

  • Safe

  • Not messy

  • Encourage expression of feelings

  • Facilitate imaginative play

  • Culturally sensitive


The kids bag art techniques l.jpg

Self portrait

Draw your family

Color my world

“All About Me” book

Inside-outside mask

Feelings quadrant

Draw your nightmare

“Garbage” bag

Safe place drawing

The Kids’ Bag –Art Techniques


The kids bag play techniques l.jpg
The Kids’ Bag – Play Techniques

  • Structured games

  • Play with animals

  • Use of puppets

  • Play with cars



Slide13 l.jpg

HANDOUTA (Tote) Bag of Tricks for Engaging and Working With ChildrenEsta M. Glazer-Semmel, LCSW-C and Deborah Sarsgard, LCSW-CSTANDARD TOY KITPaper(white and colored construction) Crayons, colored pencils, magic markersCard games (Uno, Ungame, Old Maid) Children’s scissors, glue stickPlay Doh or clay (anticipate messiness)Games (Checkers, Candyland)Animal puppets and/or stuffed animalsSmall plastic animals (dinosaurs, mothers and babies)Family figures and/or puppets (ethnically diverse)Matchbox cars and trucks (cop car, ambulance, fire)Play telephones (two)Doll and play baby bottlePlastic hammerBubblesSmall nerf ballMagic wandSunglassesStory booksStickersTreasure boxSources for most materials: Dollar Store, thrift shops, WalMartInexpensive sources for puppets/family figures: www.selfhelpwarehouse.com, www.roseplaytherapy.comSelected ReadingsGill, Eliana. The Healing Power of Play: Working With Abused Children. Guilford Press, 1991.Keduson, Heidi G. and Schaefer (Ed.). 101 Favorite Play Therapy Techniques. Jason Aronson, 2002.


ad