Playwork: Theory and Practice
This book brings together theoretical perspectives and practical advice to improve playwork practice. There are chapters on the role of adventure playgrounds; the challenge of starting a playwork section in a local authority; and the value of networking.
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theory and practice Introduction childhood and play
theory and practice Part 1 The roots of play and playwork
theory and practice Part 2 Theories of playwork
theory and practice Part 3 Putting theory into practice the reflective practitioner
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action adult adventure playgrounds agencies agenda approach areas assessment authorities Battram Bob Hughes brain chapter CHEA child child's play children's play children's project community of practice compound flexibility context create creative depth psychologies described developmental effects Elena example experiential learning explore Fraser Brown funding Hughes human idea identify impact individual intervention involved issues Leeds Metropolitan University ludic Mary Ward ment networks NPFA observations offer organization out-of-school outcomes participant observation physical play activities play association play behaviours play bias play centres play cues play deprivation play environment play experience play project play provision play service play space playwork course playwork practice potential practitioners problems professional programme psycholudic range Reflective diary reflective practice relationship response result role skills specific stimulation suggests theory Therapeutic Playwork Project tion understanding voluntary