Term Play Therapy
Code RP-8000.6600
Definition Programs that utilize play as a form of catharsis to enable children to express feelings and emotions which, if allowed to build up, could cause or further maladjustment. Play therapy is also used as a tool for diagnosing the source of a child's difficulty.
Created 3/10/92
Changed 11/10/09
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External Classification Terms Counseling (UW 7.1.01.01)
Counseling (NTE F60)
Mental Health/Addictions (AIRS MH-500)
Mental Health/Addictions (CAN MH-500)
Specialized Therapy (NPC F07)
Related Concepts Children and Youth
Early Childhood Programs/Services
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