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dc.contributor.authorMaxey, Winen_US
dc.date.accessioned2014-03-14T21:50:00Z
dc.date.available2014-03-14T21:50:00Z
dc.date.issued1987-06-15en_US
dc.identifier.otheretd-11172012-040352en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10919/45822
dc.description.abstract

This research study was designed to evaluate whether or not Gestalt therapy approaches could be used effectively when intervening with aggressive acts in a day care setting. Five focus children were observed at timed intervals as to whether or not they were aggressive, how the caretaker intervened, and how the children responded to the caretaker intervention. After a baseline of aggressive acts was established, caretakers were trained to use Gestalt therapy intervention methods. Comparisons were made to establish whether there were fewer aggressive acts after Gestalt therapy intervention methods were used and if the children responded more positively to these intervention methods. This study suggests that Gestalt therapy intervention methods could be used in a day care setting to effectively deal with childrenâ s aggression.

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dc.publisherVirginia Techen_US
dc.relation.haspartLD5655.V855_1987.M383.pdfen_US
dc.subjectDay care centers.en_US
dc.subject.lccLD5655.V855 1987.M383en_US
dc.titleGestalt therapy approaches with aggressive children in a day care settingen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
dc.contributor.departmentFamily and Child Developmenten_US
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Scienceen_US
thesis.degree.levelmastersen_US
thesis.degree.grantorVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State Universityen_US
dc.contributor.committeechairLittle, Linda F.en_US
dc.contributor.committeememberScheirer, C. Jamesen_US
dc.contributor.committeememberMaxwell, Joseph W.en_US
dc.contributor.committeememberStith, Sandra M.en_US
dc.identifier.sourceurlhttp://scholar.lib.vt.edu/theses/available/etd-11172012-040352/en_US
dc.date.sdate2012-11-17en_US
dc.date.rdate2012-11-17
dc.date.adate2012-11-17en_US


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