Explosion of Feelings: Volcano Making — Child Life Mommy

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As a specialist in the hospital you work with kids who can become very angry over what their experiencing or they can become incredibly withdrawn and shut everyone out. There is a great solution to help build trust with kids and support them emotionally. The intervention that many specialists use is making volcanos with kids. […]

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Cool off (coping skill) snowflake  — Art of Social Work

It is getting colder and depending on where you live, that may mean snow too. Regardless of climate and cultural background though, I have found, most children understand the concept of a snowflake and how to make one by folding and cutting shapes in paper. This provides a simple and fun way to make […]

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Play Therapy: The Sacred Space  — Art of Social Work

“So what do you do for a living?” The mundane, conversation-starter question that all of us have faced and asked others from time to time. The funny thing about answering that question when you are child therapist who practices play therapy, is that many people aren’t sure how to respond. Sometimes I’ll get an […]

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