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RPG Handbook of Practice for Education & Therapy
by Hawke Robinson published Nov 10, 2015 last modified May 10, 2016 12:25 PM — filed under: , , ,
Here you will find the latest and earlier drafts of the Role-Playing Gaming Therapeutic Recreation Handbook of Practice. This is made available through the Creative Commons copyright variant for Attribution and Share-Alike. This is provided in the hopes that others will help with adding to the whole of this book to the benefit of the entire community.
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RPG Recreation Therapy Hypothetical Scenario - Bipolar Clients in Complex Interpersonal Interactions
by Hawke Robinson published Feb 25, 2013 last modified May 10, 2016 11:15 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
As we continue through the course on Recreation Therapy for People with Disabilities at Eastern Washington University, we have various assignments to write up hypothetical scenarios with hypothetical clients. This is one with several types of scenarios with hypothetical bipolar clients using tabletop role-playing gaming as the core activity. This is a high level overview, rather than a detailed activity analysis.
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RPG's Approved by a VA Hospital for Trial Use for PTSD Veterans
by Hawke Robinson published Mar 22, 2013 last modified May 10, 2016 11:16 AM — filed under: , ,
Far from official, but Timothe Loya on Facebook has stated he has been given approval for potentially using tabletop RPG's as a possible therapeutic treatment of PTSD veterans at his local VA hospital....
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Tabletop RPG Recreation Therapy Example Scenario - Visual Impairment
by Hawke Robinson published Feb 25, 2013 last modified Apr 02, 2018 06:54 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
This is an excerpt from the RPG Handbook of Practice book I have been working on. This section is for clients with significant to complete visual impairment due to traumatic brain injury to the occipital lobe. It can be extrapolated for the whole range of visual impairments. The client wants to participate in a non-therapy-setting leisure activity of tabletop role-playing gaming. The Recreation Therapist will need to evaluate and write up the potential challenges and modifications that may be necessary for the client to participate in this activity with as little difficulty as possible....
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Using Role-Playing Games to Treat PTSD at the VA Hospital
by Hawke Robinson published Sep 03, 2013 last modified Aug 22, 2017 04:32 PM — filed under: , , ,
Timothe Loya served six years as a U.S. Marine, also serving in Iraq, and has proposed using tabletop role-playing games to treat returning veterans struggling with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) at the VA Puget Sound Health Care System.
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Using Role-playing Games To Assist Recovery of Traumatic Brain Injury Patients
by Hawke Robinson published Aug 29, 2013 last modified Jun 13, 2018 05:20 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , ,
Originally presented as a slide show presentation for Eastern Washington University class "Recreation Therapy for People with Disabilities". This video is a presentation on the hypothetical use of role-playing games to help a patient with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) progress through various recovery stages. This includes Choose Your Own Adventure (CYOA), Computer-based RPG, Tabletop, and Live-action role-play (LARP).
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