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Masterclass 4 of 4: Play and Expressive Arts Activities for the Counseling Journey
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Monday, Jun, 14, 2021 06.00 PM to 07.00 PM EST
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Liana Lowenstein
Liana Lowenstein, MSW, RSW, CPT-S
Celebrated Play Therapist
Certified TF-CBT Therapist

Liana Lowenstein is a Registered Clinical Social Worker, Certified Play Therapist-Supervisor, and Certified TF-CBT Therapist who has been working with... Show More

Liana Lowenstein
Jacki Short
M.Ed, B.Sc Psych (Hons), FCCOUNP, MAPS


Via live interactive webinar
Course Description:
Note: This course also offers 1 CE Non-contact Hour Credit for Association for Play Therapy (APT). See below for full details.
This class is Masterclass 4 of 4. Each class can be taken as a standalone and optimally as part of the complete series. Click here for the full series bundle.

About this Class:
Come on a creative counseling journey and learn practical activities to start, progress and end play and family therapy sessions.Making therapy less dependent on talking can benefit clients of all ages who struggle to verbalize their experiences and big emotions. Children, teens and adults can all benefit from creative ways to express, explore and resolve difficult issues.In this webinar, we will use the metaphors of journey, travel and discovery in creative activities to assist clients (aged 3 to 103) managing a range of presenting issues including anxiety, Covid-19 challenges, out-of-home care, parent separation and other grief and loss issues.

We will explore playful ways to introduce counseling, invite participation, manage the emotions of change and challenge, and end counseling sessions. See demonstrations and hear clinical case applications of therapeutic activities using art, drama, storytelling, and games around the metaphor of journey. Activities presented can be used in therapeutic group contexts as well as individual counseling, family and play therapy sessions. All aboard to learn new creative techniques for the counseling journey. 

About the Series:

Are you a mental health practitioner seeking innovative ways to augment your clinical work with children and families? Register for this masterclass series with an international line-up of guest speakers. Join renowned therapists from around the world who will demonstrate their unique approaches for working with children and families. Whether you’re providing in-person therapy or virtual sessions, you’ll discover new and creative play and expressive arts techniques, culled from our outstanding presenters. 

This is a unique opportunity to learn, be inspired, and expand your therapeutic toolkit. Featuring live interviews between internationally renowned Liana Lowenstein and outstanding child and teen therapists from across the globe, this masterclass will educate, inspire and give you actionable techniques for immediate and effective implementation. 

All participants who attend the live webinar broadcast will automatically be entered into a drawing to win a prize! Plus, all attendees of the live webinar broadcast AND the recorded version will have access to bonus material from each presenter. 

What if I can’t attend all the live events?
If you’re unable to attend the live webinar broadcast, then you can purchase the recorded version and watch at your convenience. Register for one class as a standalone or all four for the best value. 

All-star Lineup
Check out our exciting line-up of international guest speakers. Click here for the full series bundle.
Learning Objectives:
Upon the completion of this course, participants will be able to:
  • Identify ways to assess client interests for tailored interventions that optimize engagement
  • Implement at least 6 new play and expressive arts techniques with children, teens, and adults
  • Describe key tasks for therapists for beginning and ending therapeutic sessions
    Sources and Resources (click to expand): 
    Goodyear-Brown, P. (2019). Trauma and play therapy: Helping children heal. New York: Routledge.

    Kenney-Noziska, S. (2019). Integrating directive and posttraumatic play therapy to address childhood trauma. Play Therapy 14(2), 12-15.

    Purswell, K. E., & Stulmaker, H. L. (2015). Expressive arts in supervision: Choosing developmentally appropriate interventions. International Journal of Play Therapy, 24(2), 103–117.

    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.
    CE Credits:
     1 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 1 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.
    ASWB ACE Approved:
    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 1 continuing education credits (in person or live online).

    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.
    APT Content
    Content Access:
    Upon purchase, all material (link to join the live/webinar, handout and evaluation form) instantly post 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 Upon the submission of your evaluation form, the completion certificate is posted to your account here and is sent to your inbox within 1 business day.
    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.
    Accessibility Accommodations:
    To request an accommodation, please contact us with at least two weeks 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.


    Masterclass 4 of 4: Play and Expressive Arts Activities for the Counseling Journey
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    • Intros 06:00 PM - 06:10 PM
    • Play and Expressive Arts Activities for the Counseling Journey 06:10 PM - 07:00 PM

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    Masterclass 4 of 4: Play and Expressive Arts Activities for the Counseling Journey
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    11 Review(s)
    Mandy Ebner, LPC-S
    Mandy Ebner, LPC-S

    The instructor shares practical activities to use in different stages of the group process. The activities are useful, helpful, and adaptable to all a... Show More

    Karen Kallen-Brown, MS, MEd, CDC-II
    Karen Kallen-Brown, MS, MEd, CDC-II

    I absolutely LOVED how the therapeutic process was likened to a journey and the activities all reflected this theme from assessment through to termina... Show More

    Live Participant
    Live Participant

    The instructor is skilled in her ability to engage children, teen and adults in a playful manner.

    Live Participant
    Live Participant

    I enjoyed the very expressive and talented instructor.

    Live Participant
    Live Participant

    It was very current with therapeutic technics. The instructor was clear and offered many different ways to adapt the technics for clients of all ages.... Show More

    Gloria Fontes, LCSW
    Gloria Fontes, LCSW

    Expressive Arts Webinar was a great training full of creative expressive interventions to use with clients of all ages.

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