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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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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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1994 - Use of D&D as a therapy for suicidal schizoid
by Hawke Robinson published Jan 30, 2013 last modified May 14, 2018 03:47 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Blackmon, Wayne D. (1994, Fall). Dungeons and Dragons: the use of a fantasy game in the psychotherapeutic treatment of a young adult. Journal of Psychotherapy, 48:4, 624-632.
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1988 - April - An investigation into the value of fantasy role-playing games as a strategy in developing children's creative writing.
by Hawke Robinson published Jan 24, 2013 last modified Feb 03, 2016 01:52 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
Hall, Alex (1988, April). An investigation into the value of fantasy role-playing games as a strategy in developing children's creative writing. University of Nottingham paper on a classroom study. Gamers had a marked increase in writing ability, vocabulary, structural organization, and socialization over control group. 11 pages.
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1986 - Fantasy role-playing for mutual aid in children’s group: a case illustration
by Hawke Robinson published Jan 24, 2013 last modified Aug 31, 2015 01:47 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , ,
Zayas, Luis H. and Lewis, Bradford H. (1986, Spring). Fantasy role-playing for mutual aid in children’s group: a case illustration. Social Work with Groups, 53-66. A study of the use of RPG in treating disruptive-behavior problems by the cooperation required in playing. 14 small pages.
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1994 - Role-playing and dyslexia
by Hawke Robinson published Jan 24, 2013 last modified May 10, 2016 11:15 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
Malcolm, Andrew P. (1994). Role-playing and dyslexia. Interactive Fantasy (2), 109-112. Using the learning possible in RPG to circumvent dyslexia. 4 small pages.
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1995 - Foreign language education and role-playing games
by Hawke Robinson published Jan 24, 2013 last modified Jul 12, 2020 07:42 AM — filed under: , , , , , , ,
Phillips, Brian David (1995). Foreign language education and role-playing games. Interactive Fantasy (3), 96-103. Using role-playing games in the subject language to teach that language. 8 small pages.
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Where are Those Research Reports.... Don't you Just Hate When That Happens?
by Hawke Robinson published Jan 23, 2013 last modified Jun 28, 2020 07:12 AM — filed under: , , , ,
In conversation on Facebook yesterday, I mentioned, as I have done a number of times in recent years, about my reading two different research reports about inpatient groups and role-playing gaming. I seemed to recall the papers mentioning they were schizophrenic, and one report was a disaster, while the other was an outstanding success....
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Experiences with Classic Tabletop Role-Playing Gaming Via Google Hangout
by Hawke Robinson published Jan 22, 2013 last modified Aug 14, 2015 12:06 AM — filed under: , , , ,
If you can't find anyone to join you in your favorite tabletop RPG, Google's Hangout might be your solution. We have been experimenting with 5 participants since November, here is information about how it is going so far...
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Role-playing Game Therapy Related Domains
by Hawke Robinson published Dec 02, 2012 last modified Aug 14, 2015 12:48 AM — filed under: , , ,
Added a section to the front page enumerating the existing psychological domains that are applicable in a role-playing game therapy context...
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