Child’s Play: an Intervention to Trauma

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Lecture Overview

Stress-related trauma may often lead a child to regress into earlier stages of development. This session explores the use of play as more than just toys, but as an effective intervention tool to consider incorporating into your area of paediatric practice.


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Michele Meehan

Michele Meehan is a Maternal and Child Health Nurse currently working in her private practice, 'Parenting Matters', and lecturing on child health topics. Prior to this, she worked for 30 years at the Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, as a Clinical Nurse Consultant. Michele holds a Master’s Degree in Health Science - Parent and Infant Mental Health, and wrote her minor thesis on the topic of 'Infant food refusal'. Her qualifications also include midwifery, community health nursing, health education and counselling and psychotherapy. See Educator Profile

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First Published05 May 2019
Updated05 May 2019
05 May 2022
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