Via live interactive webinar
Due to COVID-19 health concerns, this one-time online event has been approved by the Association for Play Therapy (APT) for 2 CONTACT CE Hours. See below for full details. Course is limited to 40 attendees only. Once capacity is met, course will be unavailable for purchase.
ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) is one of the most prevalent disorders diagnosed in children. While there are many different approaches to treating children with ADHD, directive play therapy interventions help to remediate the skills deficits such as short attention span, impulsivity, and hyperactivity.
This webinar will highlight the diagnostic features of ADHD, and will present practical and effective interventions to help children aged 4-12
- Improve impulse control
- Increase attention and focus
- Slow down the mind and body
- Identify constructive ways to use energy
- Utilize strategies to shift from one activity to the next
- Increase pro-social behavior
- Improve academic performance
Interventions will also be presented for use by parents and teachers to increase positive behavior at home and school. This training will combine lecture, activity demonstrations and experiential exercises.
Don’t miss this unique opportunity to learn new and innovative approaches to help get children motivated, focused, organized, and performing closer to their true potential.
Upon the completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Identify the diagnostic features of ADHD
- Give an example of a strategy that parents and teachers can use to manage disruptive behaviors.
- Give an example of a play therapy technique to help a child manage impulsivity
- Give an example of a play therapy technique to help a child increase attention and focus
Sources and Resources (click to expand):
Azadimanesh P, hossein khanzadeh A, Hakim-javadi M, Vatankhah M. Effect of Puppet Play therapy on Aggression of Children with ADHD. Stud Med Sci. 2017; 28 (2) :83-90 URL: http://umj.umsu.ac.ir/article-1-3850-en.html
Gosch E.A. (2018). Treating a Child With Anxiety and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder? Don't Rule Out Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Volume 57.
Hamed, A. M., Kauer, A. J., & Stevens, H. E. (2015). Why the Diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Matters. Frontiers in psychiatry, 6, 168. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2015.00168
Kaduson, H. G. (2015). Play therapy with children with ADHD. In D.A. Crenshaw & A.L. Stewart (Eds.), Play Therapy: A comprehensive guide to theory and practice. New York: Guilford Press.
Robinson, A., Simpson, C., & Hott, B. L. (2017). The effects of child-centered play therapy on the behavioral performance of three first grade students with ADHD. International Journal of Play Therapy, 26(2), 73–83. https://doi.org/10.1037/pla0000047
Shrinivasa, B., Bukhari, M., Ragesh, G., & Hamza, A. (2018). Therapeutic intervention for children through play: An overview. Archives of Mental Health, 19(2), 82.
2 CE Live Online Contact Hour(s)
Note: Live interactive webinar is considered the same credit status as live in person by New York, Maryland and many other State boards. Please confirm with your local board.
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: This course provides 2 Contact Hour(s) live online credits (via interactive webinar).
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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Core Wellness LLC, #1745, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Core Wellness LLC, #1745 maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 05/18/2020 to 05/18/2021. Social workers participating in this course will receive 2 continuing education credits (in person or live online).
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