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Adj.1.child-centered - designed to promote a child's personal qualities rather than to provide training or information
humane - marked or motivated by concern with the alleviation of suffering
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This book sets out to explore the history and philosophy of child-centered primary education in Britain in order to revive its strengths in a time of continued narrowing of the curriculum.
Although there is considerable evidence that kindergartners in child-centered programs have more opportunities to increase prosocial behavior and are more internally motivated than children in basic skills programs, the efficacy of child-centered versus basic skills programs with regard to prosocial behavior has not been examined among preschool children.
The first book of its kind to provide exhaustive, in-depth coverage of play therapy research Child-Centered Play Therapy Research: The Evidence Base for Effective Practice offers mental health professionals, school district administrators, community agency administrators, judges, lawyers, child protection caseworkers, and medical professionals a comprehensive discussion of play therapy research studies.
Edited by renowned experts in the field of play therapy, this rich compilation features contributions by child-centered play therapy researchers, with relevant discussion of: