Via recorded webinar
Note: This course offers 3 CE and Association of Play Therapy 3 CE non-contact credits.
Come and learn the rich history of play therapy, including the history of childhood and how multiple societies and cultures have regarded children throughout history, how the field of play therapy was born and its evolution over the last 120 years.
In this delightful training experience, you’ll begin your journey through the history of play therapy by looking at more ancient times and the place children held. You’ll then walk through the late 19th century leading you along the winding and branching path showing how play therapy has developed.
This course will lead you all the way to today’s current and cutting edge trends in the field of play therapy.
Original recording date: January 11, 2021 Length: 3 hours
Upon the completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Describe the beginnings of how child therapy came about at the turn of the 20th century.
- Name 7 historical figures that influenced the field of play therapy from the psychoanalytical movement.
- List 4 historical and current names of well known humanistic and non-directive theorists in play therapy.
- Describe prescriptive play therapy.
- Name three approaches to play therapy and list 2 play therapy theoretical orientations that fall under each approach.
Sources and Resources (click to expand)
Courtney, J. A. (2020a). Healing child and family trauma through expressive and play therapies:art, nature, storytelling, body & mindfulness. W.W. Norton & Company.
Courtney, J. (Ed.). (2020b). Infant Play Therapy. Routledge,https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429453083
Gaskill, R. L., & Perry, B. D. (2017). The neurobiological power of play: Using theneurosequential model of therapeutics to guide play in the healing process. In C. A.Malchiodi & D. A. Crenshaw (Eds.), Creative arts and play therapy for attachmentproblems (pp. 178-196). Guilford Press
Hoffman L. (2017). Un homme manque: Freud's engagement with Alfred Adler's masculineprotest: Commentary on Balsam. Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association.2017;65(1):99-108. . http://doi.org/10.1177/0003065117690351
Lilly, J & Heiko, R. (2019, September). Jungian Analytical Play Therapy. Play Therapy, 14(3),40-42.
O’Connor, K. J., Schaefer, C. E., & Braverman, L. D. (2016). Handbook of play therapy. JohnWiley & Sons.
O’Connor, K. & Vega, C. (2019). Ecosystemic play therapy. Play Therapy, 14(3), 32-34.
Seymour, J. W. (2016). An introduction to the field of play therapy. In K. J. O'Connor, C. E.Schaefer, & L. D. Braverman, (Eds.), Handbook of play therapy (2nd Eds.) (pp. 3-15).John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Shelby, J., & Campos, K. G. (2011). Cognitive-behavioral play therapy for traumatizedchildren. Integrative Play Therapy, 105-128. http://doi.org/10.1002/9781118094792.ch7
Wonders, L. L. (2020). Play therapy for children with selective mutism. In H. G. Kaduson, D.Cangelosi, & C. E. Schaefer (Eds.), Prescriptive play therapy: Tailoring interventions forspecific childhood problems (pp. 92–104). The Guilford Press
3 CE recorded webinar contact hour(s)
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