The Floortime Manual (online)


The Greenspan Floortime Approach has a simple goal: to connect you with your child’s emotions. The Floortime Manual helps you do just that! It is an interactive, multimedia guide that is great for parents, clinicians or therapists working with children that are:
– avoidant
– aimless
– revved up
– rigid
– aggressive
– passive
– self-stimulatory
– repetitive
– inattentive
The Manual includes:
– short video segments of Dr. Greenspan practicing Floortime
– practice evaluations to assess your understanding of Floortime
– bonus audio clips of Dr. Greenspan exploring Floortime techniques and insights
– guidance on how to organize Floortime sessions for children and encourage collaboration in peer play
– direction on how to handle difficult behaviors
– in-depth overview on three different types of play
For evidence based research that supports The Greenspan Floortime Approach, click here.
The Manual is available to stream 24/7, and you can watch and re-watch the videos at your own pace. You will have 90 days from the date you register to complete the material.
Questions/feedback? Check our FAQ page or submit a request by clicking here. A member of our team will respond within 24 hours.

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