Year of Publication
Master of Science in Family Sciences (MSFS)
Agriculture, Food and Environment
Dr. Ronald Werner-Wilson
A lack of credible evidence demonstrating the effectiveness of play therapy and the use of therapeutic board game in play therapy exists (Phillips, 2010; Matorin, 1996). Parent involvement is a key variable in the effectiveness of play therapy (Kottman, Stother, and Deniger, 2001). Formative research was used in this study to evaluate of The Super Family Board Game™ (SFBG) in order to develop an effective therapeutic board game aimed at enhancing family cooperation and cohesion. As the first formative evaluation of a therapeutic board game, this study provides future research implications for developing and testing therapeutic board games.
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
Hannan, Joseph, "Formative Evaluation of a Family Cooperation Board Game" (2017). Theses and Dissertations--Family Sciences. 50.