How To Use Behavioral Interventions With Defiant Children--This Tutor in Tinseltown blog article by Stephanie Ortega discusses behavioral interventions including reinforcement, punishment, and extinction. It also covers research on using praise and negative feedback with young children and adolescents.
A letter writing activity such as this can help a child express themselves to family members, medical staff, or can be a more imaginative exercise of writing a letter to their illness. These thoughts can be used to share pertinent info with family/medical staff.
30 Play Therapy Activities for Kids | 30 simple therapeutic activities for children you can use in a counseling setting or at home to help a child express their emotions surrounding a trauma or ongoing feelings of anxiety. Perfect for toddlers, kids in preschool, school-aged kids, for tweens and teens, and kids with autism, ADHD, and anxiety, these activities offer a great way to teach healthy anger management and coping skills.