Via recorded webinar
APT Primary Focus Area(s):
Theory- 1 CE
Skills and methods- 3 CE
Total Play Therapy CE Hours: 4 CE
In this 4 hour webinar we will examine the therapeutic power of play when working withfamily systems. Based upon a family systems theoretical model, a prescriptive play therapy approach will be introduced as a way of determining appropriate timing and application for a variety of directive play based interventions with the whole family in session as well as with dyadic therapy sessions.
Original recording date: March 9, 2019 Length: 180 Minutes
Upon the completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Describe the theoretical basis for family systems therapy and how play basedinterventions can be integrated.
- Explain three reasons and ways to utilize prescriptive play therapy in the process oftreatment planning for helping families.
- List 15 play therapy interventions that can be used with families in both whole familysessions and dyadic sessions.
- Apply theoretical basis and specific interventions to case examples in developing atreatment plan.
Sources and Resources (click to expand)
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Carr, A. (2019). Family therapy and systemic interventions for child?focused problems: The current evidence base. Journal of Family Therapy, 41(2), 153-213.
Foran, H. M., Fraude, I., Kubb, C., & Wamboldt, M. Z. (2020). Assessment of the parent?child relationship. The handbook of systemic family therapy, 2, 35-54.
Gil, E., & Crenshaw, D. (2017). Play in Couple and Family Therapy. Encyclopedia of Couple and Family Therapy,1-6. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-15877-8_546-1
Kaslow, N., Broth, M., Smith, C., & Collins, M. (2012). Family-based interventions for child and adolescent disorders. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 38, 82-100. doi:10.1111/j.1752-0606.2011.00257.x
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Pinsof, W., & Estrada, A. (1995). The effectiveness of family therapies for selected behavioral disorders of childhood. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 21, 403-440. doi:10.1111/j.1752-0606.1995. tb00173.x
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Wampler, K. S., & Patterson, J. E. (2020). The importance of family and the role of systemic family therapy. The Handbook of Systemic Family Therapy, 1, 1-32.
4 CE recorded webinar contact hour(s)
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