Case Review 1 of Play Therapy Welcome to your Case Review 1 of Play Therapy Name Business Email Phone Number In EPT, the intake process focuses on the behavior of the child, rather than the meaning of the behavior. True FalseIn EPT, the therapist views relationships as the key contributing factor in the process of healing the child. True FalseFrom the intake summary and DVD presentation, it is apparent that: The parents need to work together to control their child’s behavior. The therapist should bring one of the parents into the playroom to confront the child’s behavior. The therapist needs to engage the parents in sharing their histories as part of the treatment plan. a and b above.In EPT, the feelings the therapist experiences as a result of the child’s play process is: Unimportant because it interferes with the relationship. Important because the therapist is receiving the experiences of the child through the play experiences the child creates. How the therapist experiences the child has to fit the treatment plan. Insignificant because change is a cognitive process.According to EPT, when a child plays in water: It usually represents two-year old developmental play. It could represent womb experiences, bath tub play, or some unconscious memory. Water should not be used in play therapy because it over stimulates the child. a and b above.According to EPT, the therapist views the children’s play in play therapy as having deeper meaning than most parents would ascribe. True FalsePlay therapists should not interpret children’s play because there is no research on play as a dynamic in children’s lives. True FalseChild-directed play therapy should not be considered valid until the child is a six-year old or has completed kindergarten. True FalseThe most basic need of children who have experienced trauma is to survive. True FalseThe child in the DVD indicated that she has been traumatized because she displayed: Dissociation and confusion. Startle responses and freeze responses. Somatic memories. All of the above.In EPT, it is believed that the child plays the play that is internally pressing the child’s sensory experiences. True FalseA child asks if their best friend can come into the play session since they had a sleep over the night before the session: Friends can be part of the child’s play therapy session. This would be just fine if both mothers approved. Children need an intake, diagnosis, and a treatment plan to enter play therapy. Having the friend in play therapy would provide the therapist with a new perspective on her child client.Singing is not allowed in play therapy. True FalseThe child in the DVD is: Too controlling and bossy. Very motivated to work on her issues. Has too much power for a four-year old. In need of more limits so that her play is more organized.In EPT pigs can fly. True FalseTo a child, play is only an activity to fill time. True FalseOne of the themes of the girl in the DVD is: When horses fly, they have more power. Water is the source of all evil. Life has conflicts and confusion. Never swim alone.According to EPT, one important question to ask in an intake is the parent’s observation of the child regressive behavior. True FalseThe girl in the DVD used birds to represent her need to escape the trauma event. True FalseMost children who come to play therapy feel positive with this form of therapy. True FalseTime is Up!