Play Therapy with Divorce

Topics: Play Therapy, Children, Divorce

Audience: Professional Counselors, Social Workers, Psychologists, Play Therapists, Marriage & Family Therapists (MFT)

2 CE Hours
$69.99 $39.99
Play Therapy with Divorce On-demand Course
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Lynn Louise Wonders

Noted Play Therapist/Trainer

Lynn Louise Wonders is a licensed professional counselor and certified professional counselor supervisor in the state of Georgia and a registered play therapist-supervisor. Lynn has been providing play therapy services for children and families since 2001 and has been providing play therapy training, supervision and consultation since 2010. She is an author and editor of multiple publications in the fields of child & family counseling and play therapy and . She is a Certified AutPlay Therapist, Certified Synergetic Play Therapist, Certified Mindfunless-based Play Therapist, and Certified in Neuropsychotherapy. Visit: www.WondersCounseling.com    

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Course Overview

Via recorded webinar
Course Description:
Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, CPCS, RPT-S presents this 2 hour recorded webinar that addresses a thorough overview of what you need to know about treating children whose parents are divorced or divorcing using play therapy including intervention ideas.

This training webinar will provide you with an interactive training opportunity to learn about case conceptualization and treatment planning for children whose parents are divorced or going through the process of divorce.

We will examine the effects of divorce on the children in the family as well as the family system as awhole and will specifically address how the use of play therapy with the children individually, siblingsessions, parent child dyads and the family as a whole can be effective in helping the family have ahealthy exploration and expression of emotions and preferences with regard to relationship dynamics.

Original recording date: June 15, 2020 Length: 120 Minutes
Learning Objectives:
Upon the completion of this course, participants will be able to:
  • Describe the role of play therapist for the child client in divorce cases with specific structure to the course of play therapy from intake to termination.
  • Name at least one reason for special consideration to the approach to providing play therapy for the child client whose parents are involved in high levels of conflict while in process of divorcing.
  • Recite 10 play therapy interventions specifically designed to support children whose parents are divorced or divorcing
  • Explain how to teach children and parents about a child’s rights when parents are divorced or divorcing through playful language implemented during the course of play therapy.
  • List 4 ways help the parents through the play therapy process in supporting their parenting of your child client.
    Francia, L., Millear, P., & Sharman, R. (2019). Mothers and fathers’ experiences of high conflictpast two years post separation: A systematic review of the qualitative literature. Journal of ChildCustody, 16(2), 170–196. doi: 10.1080/15379418.2019.1617821

    Hirschfeld, M. R., & Wittenborn, A. K. (2016). Emotionally Focused Family Therapy and Play Therapy for Young Children Whose Parents Are Divorced. Journal of Divorce & Remarriage, 57(2), 133–150. doi: 10.1080/10502556.2015.1127878

    Joyce, A. N. (2016). High-Conflict Divorce: A form of Child Neglect. Family CourtReview, 54(4), 642–656. doi: 10.1111/fcre.12249

    Kay-Flowers, S. (2019). Conflict. Childhood Experiences of Separation and Divorce, 153–166.doi: 10.1332/policypress/9781447338659.003.0009Leonoff, A. (2018). High conflict and the pathologies of divorce. The Good Divorce, 201–222.doi: 10.4324/9780429481918-7

    Mellenthin, C. (2019). Attachment centered play therapy. New York, NY: Routledge.

    Schaefer, C. E., & Cangelosi, D. M. (2016). Essential play therapy techniques: time-testedapproaches. New York: The Guilford Press.

    CE Details:
    2 CE recorded webinar contact hour(s)

    Core Wellness, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0569, for mental health counselors, #MHC-0167 and for psychologists #PSY-0236. Note: This course provides 2 Clinical contact hour(s) self-study credits. 

    Core Wellness, LLC is authorized by the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners to sponsor social work continuing education programs and maintains full responsibility for all programs. Our credits are accepted by the Maryland Board of Professional Counselors and Board of Psychologists. Please verify with your board.

    ASWB ACE Approved
    Core Wellness, LLC, #1745, is approved as an ACE provider to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. ACE provider approval period: 5/18/2024 to 5/18/2027. Social workers completing this course receive 2 Clinical continuing education credits.

    NBCC ACEP Approved
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    APA Approved
    Core Wellness, LLC is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Core Wellness, LLC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

    Content Access:
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    Time Zone and Currency
    All times listed are EST (New York time); All prices are in USD.

    Passing Score and Retest Policy:
    Completing the video and achieving a posttest score of 80% or above is required to receive CE award. Open material permitted and one can retest unlimited times. Upon passing, we will email you a completion certificate within one business day. If failed, we will email you a retest in the same timeframe.

    Cancellation, Policies and Refunds:
    Fee covers: Attendance, course material and CE award to those who successfully complete the course and pass the posttest. Registration is open indefinitely. Recordings, handouts and completion certificates are accessible for a guaranteed one year as long as your account is active. Full refund or equal exchange up to 14 days of purchase if you are not satisfied as long as a completion certificate was not issued. For further details, please see the FAQ section or contact us.

    Accessibility Accommodations:
    To request an accommodation, please contact us with at least 30 days prior notice.

    Financial Declarations:
    The presenter and Core Wellness hereby declare that no conflict of interest, competing interest, or commercial support for the CE program are present. Presenter receives compensation for program delivery and sales as well as sales of his/her personal books and products.

    APT Credits:
    This training is approved by APT Approved Provider #20-610 for X CE Hour(s) (Non-contact).

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    Play Therapy with Divorce

    Play Therapy with Divorce

    Professional Counselors, Social Workers, Psychologists, Play Therapists, Marriage & Family Therapists (MFT)



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