Course: Play Therapy

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Course title Play Therapy
Course code KPR/4039
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course unspecified
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Janovec Jan, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Hlavičková Lenka, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content

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Learning outcomes
The course is aimed to acquaint students with the specifics of psychotherapeutic work with children and bring them to the method of play therapy and its possible application in solving problems of different nature. Students will learn about the way to use play therapy in keeping with different therapeutic approaches. Emphasis will be placed on the family therapy area of and on the crisis intervention through the game.

The subject requires no specific prerequisites.

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Recommended literature
  • LANDRETH, G. L. Play Therapy: The Art of Relationship. New York: Routledge, 2012. ISBN 978-0-415-88681-9.
  • REZKOVÁ, V., KLEINOVÁ, G. Hra jako lék. Teorie a praxe nedirektivní terapie hrou. Praha: Pražská pedagogicko psychologická poradna, 2012. ISBN 978-80-260-3503-9.
  • RIE, R. M., FRIEDMAN, R. Sandplay: past, present, and future. New York: Routledge, 1994.
  • ROGERS, C. R. Způsob bytí. Praha: Portál, 2014. ISBN 978-80-262-0597-5.
  • SATIROVÁ, V. Kniha o rodině. Brno: Práh, 1994. ISBN 80-901325-0-2.
  • VYBÍRAL, Z. a kol. Současná psychoterapie. Praha: Portál, 2010. ISBN 978-80-7367-682-7.
  • VYMĚTAL, J. Duševní krize a psychoterapie. Hradec Králové: Konfrontace, 1995. ISBN 80-901773-4-4.
  • VYMĚTAL, J., REZKOVÁ, V. Rogersovský přístup k dospělým a dětem. Praha: Portál, 2001. ISBN 80-7178-561-X.

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