Play to Promote Mental Health in Children and Youth
After reading this chapter, the reader will:
- Identify the benefits of play in relation to mental health.
- Describe the effects of adversity and mental health conditions on play.
- Make play “just right” for children with mental health concerns.
- Manage barriers to implementing play-based interventions for children with mental health concerns.
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Halperin, L., & McCloskey, S. M. (2023). In H. M. Kuhaneck & S. L. Spitzer (Eds.), Making play just right: Unleashing the power of play in occupational therapy (2nd ed., pp. 321-345). Jones & Bartlett Learning.