EPT5-Session4 – Rebirthing Welcome to your EPT5-Session4 - Rebirthing Name Business Email Phone Number A child during play therapy fills a container with water. She selects three items to place in the water. One is a pacifier, the second is a baby crib, and the third is a turtle. This symbolism could mean in EPT that the child is ready to: Raise baby turtles so that the species can continue to thrive. She needed a lot of protection when she was in the crib. Create the elements that may lead to re-birthing play. B and C are both possibilities for this child’s play creation.The child that would be most likely to play a re-birthing process is the one that: Parents are getting a divorce but are very cooperative with the therapist. The child is adopted and all we know is that the child’s past must have been miserable because she was a failure-to-thrive baby. Mother had to be induced to make the January first deadline. The children were identical twins and with normal weights.In EPT, it is common for the therapist to ask about the pregnancy and delivery of a child, so that the therapist is attuned to the possibility of birthing play if were to emerge into the play. True FalseEPT is a child-directed form of play therapy; therefore the child creates the play themes. True FalseWhich is NOT an assumption about the child who creates re-birthing play dynamics? The child had a very difficult or traumatic birth process. The mother used drugs during the pregnancy that affected the fetus during development. The child was adopted from a foreign country. During the re-birthing process the play is usually normalized and proactive.Toys commonly used by children as one moves toward regression to approach the re-birthing process are: Container, drum, and camera. Water, baby bottles, and blankets. Tent tube, handcuffs, and wooden blocks. Sand box, tools, and snakes.Children in the womb during the third trimester can have an implicit memory of the abuse their mother endured. True FalseThe case of “restrain” birthing in which Candice Newmaker died from smothering was performed in the city of: Boulder, Colorado Denver, Colorado Evergreen, Colorado Greeley, ColoradoChildren remember the implicit memories of their disruptive birthing process as: Cognitive process. Didactic process. Visual recall. Sensory process.Which of the following animals would be associated with pre-orientation to the original birthing process? Cows, butterflies, and eagles. Frogs, fish, and baby dolphins. Whales, giraffes, and gorillas. Elephants, mice, and snakes.The therapist wants the re-birthing process to end with a “first moment ritual,” for the child playing their birth. True False“Q” in the video of re-birthing play, indicates that this play process was extremely personal for him by: Thanking the therapist profusely for letting him play this sequence. Wanting to help clean the playroom so that she would know his appreciation. Not wanting to leave the playroom until he had assimilated the experience. Holding the towel with the baby sharks over his heart before he separated from the experience.The process of re-birthing that is played out in a metaphorical form is capable of neurological change through the somatic re-experiencing of the process. True False“Q” in the video, made his first indication that he was regressing by: Selecting the doll from the shelf. Burying a turtle in the sand. Hiding a shark in the safe. Sorting the sea life.When a child has a disruptive birth process, the theme of the disruption fades away so that current stressors cover up that issue and it’s no longer affecting the child’s world view. True FalseIt is common for the child to assume a pre-natal or fetal position with their body as one is in the sequence of creating a birthing or re-birthing process. True FalseOne of the premises of EPT is that all children are in a process of seeking health or healing as they create the play process of re-birthing. True FalseWhen explaining the birthing or re-birthing process to adoptive parents, caution and some orientation may be a consideration since some parents may have difficulty comprehending this concept with their adopted child. True FalseBecause the re-birthing concept is “out-of-the-box” thinking, some skeptical parents may think about another form of therapy rather than accepting something they can’t believe. True FalseRe-birthing happens in the Dependency Stage of EPT. True FalseTime is Up!