Via live interactive webinar
Note: This online event provides 6 CE Live webinar Association for Play Therapy (APT) credits. See below for full details.
APT Primary Focus Area(s):
Play Therapy History - 1 Hour
Seminal Theories - 4 Hours
Skills and Methods - 1 Hour
Total Play Therapy CE Hours: 6 CE Hours
Adlerian Play Therapy (AdPT) is a seminal play therapy theory that can be useful in supporting children adolescents, as well as engage the adults in their lives like teachers and caregivers. AdPT can be useful in addressing a variety of mental health issues in children adolescents including off-task behaviors and trauma in individual and group play therapy sessions. This webinar will explore the foundations of Adlerian play therapy and the skills required by a play therapist to implement this approach in play sessions with individuals, families and groups.
Through lecture, discussion and experiential learning, attendees will learn fun, play-based interventions to support the basic tenets of AdPT. Additionally, participants will learn important concepts like the goals of misbehavior, the application of the Crucial C’s, as well as ways to engage parents and teachers as partners in and out of the playroom. Time will be spent discussing play therapy interventions to support children and adolescents who have experienced trauma, as well as a support for play therapy with gender-expansive children.
Upon the completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Identify 5 goals of Adlerian Play Therapy
- Discuss the 5 basic tenets of Adlerian play therapy
- Analyze the 4 phases of Adlerian play therapy
- Describe the 4 steps of limit setting in Adlerian play therapy
- List 7 key terms in Adlerian play therapy
- Explain 3 ways to engage parents and teachers as partners in Adlerian play therapy
Sources and Resources (click to expand):
Ashori, M., & Shamsi, A. (2023). The effect of Adlerian play therapy on the alexithymia and social isolation of deaf students. International Journal of Play Therapy, 32(1), 10–21. https://doi.org/10.1037/pla0000192
Evans, C. T. (2022). Adlerian Play Therapy and Telemental Health Counseling During COVID-19: Practical Considerations and Examples. Journal of Individual Psychology, 78(2), 189–202. https://doi.org/10.1353/jip.2022.0024
Dickinson, R., & Daly, E. (2021). Incorporating Mindfulness in Adlerian Play Therapy. Journal of Individual Psychology, 77(4), 446–460. https://doi.org/10.1353/jip.2021.0029
Kottman, T. & Ashby, J. (2019). Adlerian play therapy. Play Therapy, 14(3), 12-13, https://cdn.ymaws.com/www.a4pt.org/resource/resmgr/publications/pt_theories/Adlerian_Sept2019_FINAL.pdf
6 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 and for psychologists, #PSY-0236. Note: This course provides 6 Contact Hour(s) live online credits (via interactive webinar) or live in person.
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