Fostering Emotional Intelligence through Play Therapy for Children and Parents

Topics: Parenting Skills, Play Therapy, Children, Emotional Intelligence

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

2 CE Hours
$69.99 $39.99
Fostering Emotional Intelligence through Play Therapy for Children and Parents 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:
APT Focus Areas:
Special Topics: 1 CE
Skills and Methods: 1 CE
Total: 2 CE

Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, CPCS, RPT-S presents this 2 hour recorded webinar full of theory and interventions for helping children and parents with emotional awareness and regulation.

Based on the research of Daniel Goleman, PhD and John Gottman, PhD, this webinar will explore in depth the essence of emotional intelligence and how play therapy interventions can help children and their parents develop adaptive ways of identifying and expressing emotions resulting in improved relationships with self and others.
Original recording date: November 30, 2018 Length: 120 Minutes
Learning Objectives:
Upon the completion of this course, participants will be able to:
  • Define emotional intelligence and identify why it is important to cultivate.
  • Recall 15 facilitative play therapy interventions that effectively foster development of emotional intelligence.
  • List at least 4 ways to assist parents in understanding how and why they will benefit from learning new skills to foster their own emotional intelligence and how to be an emotion coach for their children.
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    Goleman, D. (2010). Emotional intelligence: Why it can matter more than IQ. London: Bloomsbury.

    Gottman, J. M., Declaire, J., & Goleman, D. (2015). Raising an emotionally intelligent child. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks.

    Gunning, M. D., Waugh, H., Robertson, F., & Bjarne, H. (2011). Emotional intelligence,attachment and bonding and communication. Community Practitioner, (84)3, 27-31.Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21563521

    Jordan, J.A., McForie, M., & Ewing, C. (2010). Gender differences in the role of emotional intelligence during the primary–secondary school transition. Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties, 15(1), 37–47. doi:10.1080/13632750903512415

    Mayer, J.D. (2004). What is emotional intelligence? UNH Personality Lab. 8, 1-16. Retrieved from https://scholars.unh.edu/personality_lab/8

    Redmond, S., & Dolan, P. (2016). Towards a conceptual model of youth leadership development.Child and Family Social Work, 21, 261–271. doi:10.1111/cfs.12146

    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
    Core Wellness, LLC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7094. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Core Wellness, LLC is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

    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:
    Upon purchase, all material (link to video, handout and evaluation/posttest form) instantly posts to your account here (you must be logged in to access) and are also sent to your email on file. Please whitelist all messages from support@corewellceu.com Upon submission of your evaluation and passing the posttest (80% of higher), the completion certificate is posted to your account here and is sent to your inbox within 1 business day.

    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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    Fostering Emotional Intelligence through Play Therapy for Children and Parents

    Fostering Emotional Intelligence through Play Therapy for Children and Parents

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



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