Via recorded webinar
This course provides 1 CE APT Hour (Non-contact).
This training will give you an insider’s view into the tools and skills of a seasoned registered play therapist, empowering you to incorporate the lessons in your own practice. The training opens with a primer regarding effective language most often used in play therapy, to set the tone for the connection and dynamic between the child and therapist. It then builds on skills and pointers illustrating a variety of effective therapy techniques. It teaches a new song, game, and clear interventions that can be used with kids of all ages! This training will inspire your further pursuit of knowledge and education about the powerful world of play therapy.
Part 1: Foundations – 4 Case Lessons
Part 2: Directive Interventions – 4 Case Lessons
Original recording date: July 1, 2019 Length: 61 minutes
Upon the completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Describe 4 basic principles of play therapy
- List 4 techniques that can be used with teens and children.
- Apply 3 techniques of at least one song, one game and one play therapy intervention.
Sources and Resources (click to expand)
Blanco, P., Ray, D., & Holliman, R. (2012). Long-term child centered play therapy and academic achievement of children: A follow-up study. International Journal of Play Therapy, 21, 1-13.
Kool, R., & Lawver, T. (2010). Play therapy: considerations and applications for the practitioner. Psychiatry, 7(10), 19-24.
Shrinivasa, B., Bukhari, M., Ragesh, G., & Hamza, A. (2018). Therapeutic intervention for children through play: An overview. Archives of Mental Health, 19(2), 82.
Wilson, B.J., & Ray, D. (2018). Child-Centered Play Therapy: Aggression, Empathy, and Self-Regulation. Journal of Counseling & Development, 96(4), 399-409.
1 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 and for mental health counselors, #MHC-0167. Note: Note: This course provides 1 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 via reciprocity by the Maryland Board of Professional Counselors and Board of Psychologists. Please verify with your board.
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