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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

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a tote bag of tricks for engaging and working with children

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
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
Getting to Know You
  • Brief introductions
  • Goal(s) and rationale for today
family connections
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
Program Description
  • Guiding philosophies
  • Service
  • Education
  • Research

www.family.umaryland.edu

environmental considerations
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
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
Item Selection
  • Accessible and affordable
  • Safe
  • Not messy
  • Encourage expression of feelings
  • Facilitate imaginative play
  • Culturally sensitive
the kids bag art techniques
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
The Kids’ Bag – Play Techniques
  • Structured games
  • Play with animals
  • Use of puppets
  • Play with cars
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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.