The Importance of Greenspan Floortime and How to Apply It- 2hrs 15min


The Importance of Greenspan Floortime and How to Apply It

Doing Greenspan Floortime is both a science and an art.  There are non-negotiable techniques and principles that make it effective (the science), and we must learn to adapt it to a child’s needs as they ebb and flow day to day (the art).  Learn the mandatory elements of Greenspan Floortime and about the neurological and social-emotional importance of Child-Caregiver Interactions.

Study Questions

  1. What is the Greenspan/DIR model?
    1. An intervention that follows a chronological order to teach skills.
    2. Something you do to mitigate affective experiences available to children.
    3. Teaching a behavior to address a specific symptom a child displays.
    4. A model used to identify a child’s social-emotional strengths and weaknesses.
  2. Which is NOT a part of the Greenspan approach?
    1. Relating within meaningful, positive relationships
    2. Communication across all therapeutic curriculums
    3. Teaching a child an outcome, what to say, and what to do
    4. Encouraging a child to do the thinking
  3. The Greenspan approach is a parent-_____ approach and a therapist-____ approach.
    1. supported; centered
    2. centered; supported
    3. supported; directed
    4. advocated; centered