Via recorded webinar
APT Primary Focus Area(s):
Seminal Theories: 1 CE
Skills and Methods: 1 CE
Total Play Therapy CE Hours: 2 CE
Often conflict between parents and other difficult circumstances during or after divorce can lead to challenges for children’s ability to have healthy and meaningful connection.
This 2 hour recorded online training webinar will provide therapists an interactive training opportunity to learn how to facilitate healthy, meaningful connection between parents and children when parents are separated, going through divorce or divorced and living in separate homes.
Original recording date: June 15, 2020 Length: 2 hours
Upon the completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Name 3 seminal theories that serve to inform treatment planning when attending to parent-child relationships when there is a divorce situation for a family.
- List 4 specific challenges in divorce related cases observed during the play therapy process when seeking to facilitate a healthy and meaningful connection between parent and child.
- List 10 play therapy interventions to facilitate healthy and meaningful connections for parent and child when there is a divorce.
- Apply theoretical basis and interventions to a fictional case scenario in effort to formulate the treatment plan.
Sources and Resources (click to expand)
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Garriga, A., & Pennoni, F. (2022). The causal effects of parental divorce and parental temporary separation on children’s cognitive abilities and psychological well-being according to parental relationship quality. Social Indicators Research, 161(2-3), 963-987.
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VanFleet, R. (2014). Filial therapy: Strengthening parent-child relationships through play. Sarasota, FL: Professional Resource Press.
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When Parents Divorce, it's Important for Young Children to have Certain Experiences with Both Parents, or they will form an Attachment to only one of them. (n.d.). Child Development: Myths and Misunderstandings, 111-115. doi:10.4135/9781452275529.n19
2 CE recorded webinar contact hour(s)
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