Putting a Stop to Stealing is a game to help children identify and process their motivations for stealing and helps them problem solve solutions. This game incorporates cognitive-behavioral theory in a play format, allowing children to identify thought patterns driving their behavior.
When I was starting out my career as a professional counselor years ago, I dove head first into developing a specialty working with preschool age children. I developed a program called P.E.E.P (preschool emotion education program) and implemented the program in two preschool settings. It was there I witnessed transformation in those classroom settings as …