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Author Guerney, Louise F. (Louise Fisher), 1928-
Title Group filial therapy : the complete guide to teaching parents to play therapeutically with their children / Louise F. Guerney and Virginia M. Ryan.
Imprint London ; Philadelphia, PA : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2013.

Author Guerney, Louise F. (Louise Fisher), 1928-
Subject Group play therapy.
Group psychotherapy for children.
Parent-child interaction therapy.
Play Therapy.
Family Therapy.
Parent-Child Relations.
Alt Name Ryan, Virginia,
Add Title Complete guide to teaching parents to play therapeutically with their children
Description 1 online resource (440 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Introduction -- An overview of FT and GFT -- The selection of suitable participants and the intake process for GFT -- Guidelines for conducting successful GFT groups -- The main skills parents learn in GFT -- Starting the GFT program: meeting 1 -- Starting play demonstrations and skills learning: meeting 2 -- Continuing demonstrations and skills practice: meeting 3 -- Continuing demonstrations and skills practice: meeting 4 -- Mock play sessions and preparation for practice play sessions: meeting 5 -- Beginning practice play sessions: meetings 6-7 -- Parents' second practice play sessions: meetings 8-10 -- Transition to home play sessions: meetings 11-12 -- Early home play sessions: meetings 13-15 -- Generalizing play session skills and preparation for ending: meetings 16-19 -- Ending the GFT program: meeting 20 -- Adaptations of the 20-week GFT program -- Recommended resources for leaders -- Setting up a new GFT program within an organization -- Information for agency intake professionals and referrers who are not GFT leaders -- General leaflet on the x program for interested parents -- Letter arranging the GFT assessment phase for interested families -- Family play observation hypotheses suggestions for leaders -- Sample confirmation letter to parents -- Creating an informal group atmosphere at the outset -- Sample GFT videotaping consent form -- Participating children's leaflet -- Overview of filial therapy -- Handout for parents on the structure of the GFT program -- Leaders' agendas for each meeting of the 20-week program -- Information for parents on preparing their children for the X program -- Parents' training manual for play sessions -- Form for leaders' direct supervision notes of practice sessions -- Suggested materials list for home sessions -- Form for parents' written recording of home sessions -- Leaders' checklist for home play session arrangements -- Parents' report form on "special times" -- A suggested evaluation form for ending the GFT program.
Note Online resource; title from electronic title page (ebrary, viewed on March 11, 2014).
ISBN 9780857005168 (electronic bk.)
0857005162 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 841810190
Additional Format Print version: Guerney, Louise F. (Louise Fisher), 1928- Group filial therapy. London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2012 9781843109112 (DLC) 2012041104 (OCoLC)820450581

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