Filial Therapy Using Child Parent Relationship Therapy: Adding Parent Coaching to Your Play Therapy Practice

Topics: Child-centered, Filial Therapy

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

Friday, Mar, 29, 2024 02.00 PM to 05.15 PM EST
3 CE Hours
$147.00 $127.00
Filial Therapy Using Child Parent Relationship Therapy: Adding Parent Coaching to Your Play Therapy Practice
Live Webinar
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Dr. Brenna Hicks

Host of the Play Therapy Podcast

Dr. Brenna Hicks, PhD, LMHC-S, RPT is a licensed, private-practice play therapist and owner of The Kid Counselor Center in the Tampa Bay area. Brenna has been blogging and podcasting about play therapy and parenting since 2006. She has been featured in The New York Times, and on CNN and iVillage. She has taught for the University of Wyoming and the University of South Florida, and authored the book, Device Detox: A Parent’s Guide To Reducing Usage, Preventing Tantrums, And Raising Happier Kids. A native Floridian, she loves the beach, the sun, and Rays baseball with her husband and son.

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Course Overview

Via live interactive webinar
Course Description:
Note: This training is approved by APT Approved Provider #20-610 for 3 CE Live Webinar hours credits. Course is limited to 50 attendees only. Once capacity is met, course will be unavailable for purchase.

Purchase to this live course includes free 1 year access to the recording, shared after the live event.

APT Primary Focus Areas:
Play Therapy History- .5
Seminal Theories -.5
Skills and methods- 2
Total: 3 CE hours

This course will provide an overview of the Filial Model using Child Parent Relationship Therapy, best suited for families with children 3-12 years old.

Topics to be addressed are the history, foundational principles, selection of parents, facilitation, and practical considerations, each of which will equip therapists to effectively add parent coaching to their play therapy practice suite of services. 
Learning Objectives:
Upon the completion of this course, participants will be able to:
Sources and Resources (click to expand): 
Bratton, S. C., Landreth, G. L., & Lin, Y.-W. D. (2010). Child parent relationship therapy: A review of controlled-outcome research. In J. N. Baggerly, D. C. Ray, & S. C. Bratton (Eds.), Child-centered play therapy research: The evidence base for effective practice (pp. 267–293). John Wiley & Sons, Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118269626.ch15

Cornett, N., & Bratton, S. C. (2015). A golden intervention: 50 years of research on filial therapy. International Journal of Play Therapy, 24(3), 119–133. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0039088

Hicks, B. (2023). Personal video examples from CPRT participants.

Lindo, N. A., Bratton, S. C., & Landreth, G. L. (2016). Child parent relationship therapy: Theory, research and intervention process. In L. A. Reddy, T. M. Files-Hall, & C. E. Schaefer (Eds.), Empirically based play interventions for children (2nd ed., pp. 241–261). American Psychological Association. https://doi.org/10.1037/14730-013

Line, A. V., & Ray, D. C. (2023). Intake procedures for child–parent relationship therapy: Moving toward an evidence-based process. International Journal of Play Therapy, 32(2), 79–94. https://doi.org/10.1037/pla0000196
CE Credits:
 3 CE Live Online Contact Hour(s)

Note: Live interactive webinar is considered the same as live in person by most states. 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 3 Contact Hour(s) live online credits (via interactive webinar) or live in person. 

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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Time Zone and Currency
All times listed are EST (New York time); All prices are in USD.

Cancellation, Policies and Refunds:
Fee covers: Attendance, course material and CE award to those who complete the course. Registration is open until the course sells out (when this occurs, purchase option is disabled). We recommend signing up early to secure your spot and for early bird pricing. We provide a full refund upon request for cancellations submitted seven (7) calendar days before the webinar date. Cancellations received after that time frame will be granted: a transfer, credit or recorded webinar access, when available. For further questions, please see the FAQ section or contact us. In the rare event of a training cancellation, a notification and full refund (for the course fee only) will be automatically sent to you via your email on file.

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To request an accommodation, please contact us in writing with at least 30 days prior notice and we will do our best to fulfill your request.

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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 3 CE Live Webinar hour credits. Course is limited to 50 attendees only. Once capacity is met, course will be unavailable for purchase.

To receive APT Contact credits, you are required to: 1) Comply with all announced requirements, 2) Have your camera ON throughout the training 3) Display your full name for attendance and 4) complete the post-test and score 80% or higher. Retest allowed.

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Filial Therapy Using Child Parent Relationship Therapy: Adding Parent Coaching to Your Play Therapy Practice

Filial Therapy Using Child Parent Relationship Therapy: Adding Parent Coaching to Your Play Therapy Practice

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



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Core Wellness Reviews

Live Participant

The instructor was knowledgeable and presented the material in a way that was easily understood. The content was relevant and has encouraged me to learn more.

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Live Participant
Claire Wick, LCSW

Brenna was amazing, as usual, at providing well versed and clear content in how to develop a CPRT program. I am incredibly grateful for all of her knowledge and how much she gives to us as clinicians.

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Claire Wick, LCSW
Live Participant

Brenna Hicks is fabulous and I am in for any training she does.

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Pamela Norris, MA, LPC

I always enjoy Dr. Hick's workshops and education! She has incredible knowledge, skill, and talent and I would be lost without her. I feel so blessed to have found Dr. Hicks & CCPT!

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Pamela Norris, MA, LPC
Katie Bauer, MA, RSW

Dr. Brenna Hicks' training in Filial Therapy (Child Parent Relationship Therapy) was exactly what I knew it would be - full of clear information, fresh insights, and practical examples. I am confident that this training paired with the CPRT book and manual will allow me to add parent coaching to my play therapy practice as time and opportunity allow. Thank you Core Wellness for making this a smooth virtual learning experience!

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Katie Bauer, MA, RSW
Beverly McNairy

Today's training, led by Dr. Hicks, explored Parent Coaching via the Child-Parent Relationship Filial (CPRT) model versus couples counseling. The atmosphere was warm, and the informative style facilitated dialogue. Emphasis was on nurturing parent-child bonds, crucial in managing client expectations.

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Beverly McNairy
Sara Lopez-Viquez, LMSW

I learned a lot of content. However, it was amazing to have the instructor’s feedback on obstacles and experiences that will come up while doing the work with families and how to address them.

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Sara Lopez-Viquez, LMSW
Katie Schaefer, LPC, RPT, NCC, NCSC

Dr. Brenna Hicks is extremely knowledge of CCPT and CPRT. Her delivery of content is easy to understand and practical for therapists of any experience level. She is engaging and personable.

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Katie Schaefer, LPC, RPT, NCC, NCSC
Live Participant

Very informative training.

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Live Participant

Dr. Brenna Hicks always has such clear and practical trainings! She provided excellent slides and additional material for us to use. I love that she is approachable for questions throughout the training. Thank you.

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