Via live interactive webinar
Liana’s two webinars on “Tips and Techniques for Playful Online Therapy with Children and Teens” were huge hits and helped thousands of therapists all over the world learn innovative ways to conduct virtual sessions. In this third installment, Liana interviews leading Telehealth experts and shares their best practice tips and creative therapeutic techniques.
For many mental health practitioners, online therapy continues to be the most viable option for supporting children, teens, and families. However, practitioners and clients are struggling with Telehealth fatigue. It is becoming more and more challenging to engage clients and sustain their interest and motivation in online sessions. This training will present new ideas and creative strategies to help make online sessions meaningful and effective.
The webinar will feature pre-recorded interviews between Liana Lowenstein and leaders in the teleplay therapy field. Liana will offer live commentary and will outline guidelines for selecting play and expressive arts techniques.
Here’s our exciting line-up of guest speakers so far (subject to change pending logistics):
- Rachel Altvater
- Sophia Ansari
- Josué Cardona
- April Duncan
- Jackie Flynn
- Robert Jason Grant
- Jamie Lynn Langley
- Clair Mellenthin
- Lauren Stockley
- Jessica Stone
- Lynn Louise Wonders
Upon the completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Describe key guidelines for selecting play and expressive arts techniques for use in online sessions
- Identify at least three best-practice tips for effective online sessions
- Identify the 4 C’s of digital play therapy
- Implement at least five play and expressive arts techniques that can be implemented through telehealth with children, teens, and families
Sources and Resources (click to expand):
Alvater, R., Singer, R.R., & Gil, E. (2018). Part 2: A qualitative examination of play therapy and technology training and ethics. International Journal of Play Therapy, 27(1), 46-55. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/pla0000057
Alvater, R., Singer, R.R., & Gil, E. (2017). Modern trends in the playroom-preferences and interactions with tradition and innovation. International Journal of Play Therapy, 26(4), 239-249.
Douma, M., Joosten, M. M. H., Scholten, L., Maurice-Stam, H., & Grootenhuis, M. A. (2019). Online cognitive-behavioral group intervention for adolescents with chronic illness: A pilot study. Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology, 7(1), 79–92. https://doi.org/10.1037/cpp0000274
Greenbaum, Z. (2020). How well is telepsychology working? Monitor on Psychology. 51(5). Page 46.
Purswell, K. E., & Stulmaker, H. L. (2015). Expressive arts in supervision: Choosing developmentally appropriate interventions. International Journal of Play Therapy, 24(2), 103–117. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0039134
Stone, J. (2020). Digital play therapy. New York: Routledge.
Wymer, B., Ohrt, J. H., Morey, D., & Swisher, S. (2020). Integrating expressive arts techniques into trauma-focused treatment with children. Journal of Mental Health Counseling, 42(2), 124-139. https://doi.org/10.17744/mehc.42.2.03
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).
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