Play Intervention Continuum

This chart shows how different forms of play intervention are useful for children with different degrees of emotional and mental health problems.

The more severe the health need requires the child to be working with a highly qualified practitioner.

Click on any of the coloured boxes for a further explanation.

There is also the role of Health Play Specialists within hospitals which we haven't included in the continuum because their role is to support children going through medical procedures and is very specific.