Addressing Diversity Issues in Play Therapy

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O’Connor, K. (2005). Addressing Diversity Issues in Play Therapy. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 36(5), 566-575.

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cultural awareness and competence in play therapy

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This article is a good step in the right direction, worth reading and thinking about. It gives good advice, e.g., that […]

2018-09-18T19:57:59+00:00August 21st, 2018|

Changing Children’s Intergroup Attitudes Toward Refugees: Testing Different Models of Extended Contact

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Cameron, L., Rutland, A., Brown, R., & Douch, R. (2006). Changing Children’s Intergroup Attitudes Toward Refugees: Testing Different Models of Extended Contact. Child Development, 77(5), 1208-1219

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models for changing the attitudes of 5-11 year old children regarding refugees

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This is an interesting and thought-provoking […]

2018-09-18T19:58:04+00:00August 21st, 2018|

Universal, Developmental, and Variable Aspects of Young Children’s Play: a Cross-Cultural Comparison of Pretending at Home

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Haight, W. L., Wang, Xiao-Lei., Fung, H. H. Williams, K., & Mintz, J. (1999) Universal, Developmental, and Variable Aspects of Young Children’s Play: a Cross-Cultural Comparison of Pretending at Home. Child Development Perspectives, 70(6), 1477-1478

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cultural variations in children’s development or pretend play

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In […]

2018-09-18T19:58:26+00:00August 10th, 2018|

Understanding the U.S. Immigrant Paradox in Childhood and Adolescence

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Marks, A. K. I., Ejesi, K., & Coll, C. G. (2014). Understanding the U.S. Immigrant Paradox in Childhood and Adolescence. Child Development Perspectives, 8(2), 59-64.

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research finding that children of recent immigrants tend to have better developmental outcomes than U. S. -born children.

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2018-09-18T19:58:33+00:00August 10th, 2018|

Cultural Variations in the Socialization of Young Children’s Anger and Shame

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Cole, P. M., Tamang, B. L., & Shreshtha, S. (2006). Cultural Variations in the Socialization of Children’s Anger and Shame. Child Development Perspectives, 77(5), 1237-1251.

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A detailed comparison of a culture that has a more punitive, shaming response vs. one with a more accepting response.

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2018-09-18T19:58:46+00:00August 10th, 2018|