Reaching children through play therapy Quiz 3 Welcome to your Reaching children through play therapy Quiz 3 Name Business Email Phone Number Which statement about metaphors is NOT true in EPT? Metaphors and metaphorical play allows the child to slow down the trauma experience so that they can have control of the experience. Through metaphor children can communicate experiences beyond their expressive capacity for language. To a child the meaning is in the metaphor. Children can lie in metaphorical expression.Regression on the part of the child during EPT means the child has immaturity issues and should be limited to age appropriate toys to express this deficiency. True FalseWhen a child enters a trauma sequence in EPT, what are three characteristics the play therapist will most likely observe? Dissociation with a theme of entrapment or need to escape. All the animals are fearful, ferocious, and attacking. The child will exhibit the fear, friend, and freeze response. The child’s anxiety increases, guns are part of the play, and a super hero or princess appears.Sexual perpetrators are most commonly portrayed as wild animals with a focus on mouth and teeth in children’s play in EPT. True FalseWhen a child places the therapist in the role of perpetrator: The therapist assumes the attitude of a mean person who hurts children. The therapist can now talk about the mean things that were done to the child. The therapist should act kind toward the child to make up for the injustices of the perpetrator. Tell the child that the perpetrator won’t hurt anyone any more.The child is the director of the play process in EPT. True FalseThe intrapsychic energy expressed by a puppet on a child’s hand is greater than when expressed by a plastic toy? True FalseIn EPT, the group of toys that could most represent a child’s father would be: Bull, clown fish, giraffe, or butterfly. Goat, police officer, doctor, and starfish. Pickup truck, soldier, dinosaur, and grizzly bear. Cow, knight, shark, and snake.Which group of toys is most likely to represent self-objects for the child in EPT? Baby doll, puppy, kitten, and diamond ring. Lamb, doll, dolphin, and bunny rabbit. Spider, witch, alligator, and gun. A and B above.The more a toy represents reality, the more therapeutic value it has in helping a child resolve the underlying issue it represents. True FalseA child places a dinosaur, an airplane, and rat puppet in the sand box. The best interpretation for this arrangement is: Dinosaurs and rats do not fly airplanes. The issues relates to the child’s early development. The play process will define the meaning as the child plays. Because rats are primitive and dinosaurs are historical, the plane won’t fly.The environment the child creates in their play: Always represents the child’s home environment. Has very little to do with the play dynamics expressed by the child. Makes the play more exciting and provides visual context for the child. Usually illustrates the mood experienced by the child in the situation being expressed.In EPT, the theme of death is most symbolic of: Fear and power. Joy and power. Love and anger. Trauma and pain.In EPT, the group of toys that could most represent a child’s mother would be: Whale, eagle, magic wand, and dump truck. Fairy costume, witch, butterfly, and cow. Food, treasure chest, microphone, and screw driver. A and C above.A ball is considered one of the most basic toys and in EPT represents dynamics of relationships. True FalseTwo processes that occur in the Dependency Stage of EPT are: Expression of the “drama of the trauma” and leveling of the perpetrator. The child experiences power and super heroes become powerless. Parents are symbolized as domestic animals like cows and horses. The process becomes more important than the child.After each session, the child needs to clean the playroom so that what was symbolically expressed will become more reality oriented and therefore, better integrated. True FalseWhen a child shoots and kills the bad object in fantasy play; this means the child is learning that killing people in his environment is the best solution. True FalseSand is the most used expressive item in the playroom. True FalseSafety and sanitation is a primary consideration of toys in the playroom. True FalseTime is Up!