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Integrating Creative Play Therapy & Expressive Approaches into Supervision
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Thursday, May, 19, 2022 01.00 PM to 04.15 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
Sueann Kenney-Noziska
Renowned Trauma-Informed Expert


Via live interactive webinar
Course Description:
Note: This online event has been approved by the Association for Play Therapy (APT) for 3 CE Hours (non-contact), Supervision credits, and meets APT's definition of "Live Webinar." See below for full details and APT site for their new policies as of July 1, 2022. Up to 40 "Live Webinar" credits are accepted for renewal. Course is limited to 50 attendees only. Once capacity is met, course will be unavailable for purchase. 

Supervision is a cornerstone of professional development and acquisition of clinical skills for child and family therapists. The use of play, art, and sand techniques in clinical supervision provides a host of benefits for both the supervisee and supervisor. Playful techniques help to create a safe environment for learning and growth, and strengthen the supervisory relationship. The child and family therapist is able to experientially integrate theory with practice through the use of techniques that facilitate insight into their clinical work and foster self-awareness. 

The overarching goal of this training is to equip clinical supervisors with a foundation for using play therapy and expressive media in individual and group supervision. Beginning and experienced supervisors will learn how to infuse play into supervision sessions to enrich the supervisory experience. 

Participants will be engaged in dialogue and playful experiential exercises.    

Learning Objectives:
Upon the completion of this course, participants will be able to:
  • Identify the benefits of integrating play therapy and expressive techniques into clinical supervision
  • Describe at least five play therapy techniques for use in individual and group supervision
  • Participate in hands-on practice of clinical supervision skills and activities
Sources and Resources (click to expand): 
Fall, M., Drew, D., Chute, A., & More, A. (2007). The voices of registered play therapists as supervisors. International Journal of Play Therapy, 16(2), 133–146. doi:10.1037/1555-6824.16.2.133. 

Maritano, H., Mansell, C., & Ransburg,, L. (2019). Structure, symbol, and countertransference in group sandtray consultation. Play Therapy 14(4), 12-15.

Mortola, P. (2019). Play becomes real for adults: Measuring effectiveness of expressive arts media for therapists in training using the Oaklander model. Gestalt review, 23(1), 67-83. Doi:10.5325/gestaltreview.23.1.0067

Mullen, J. A., Luke, M., & Drewes, A. A. (2007). Supervision can be playful, too: Play therapy techniques that enhance supervision. International Journal of Play Therapy, 16(1), 69–85.

Prasath, P.R., & Copeland, L. (2020). Rationale and benefits of using play therapy and expressive art techniques in supervision. Techniques and interventions for play therapy and clinical supervision (pp. 17-37). IGI Global.

Peabody, M.A. (2015). Building with purpose: Using LEGO SERIOUS PLAY in play therapy supervision. International Journal of Play Therapy, 24(1). 30-40. Doi:10.1037/a0038607

Stewart, A., and Bratton, S. (2019). Express yourself! Using experiential approaches with play therapists in trauma-informed supervision. Play Therapy 14(4), 4-8.  

CE Credits:
 3 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 3 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 05/18/2024. Social workers participating in this course will receive 3 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.

APA Approved
Core Wellness, LLC is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Core Wellness, LLC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
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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.
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.
Accessibility Accommodations:
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.
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.


Integrating Creative Play Therapy & Expressive Approaches into Supervision
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  • Intro To Supervision 01:00 PM - 01:30 PM
  • 5 Supervision Interventions 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
  • 15 minute break 02:30 PM - 02:45 PM
  • Interventions Continued 02:45 PM - 03:15 PM
  • Troubleshooting, experiential techniques 03:15 PM - 04:00 PM
  • Q&A 04:00 PM - 04:15 PM

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18 Review(s)
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Recorded Participant

This training was very engaging and useful as it provided techniques to use and explained how to use them in a way I can incorporate them into my prac... Show More

Recorded Participant
Recorded Participant

I think the trainers did an excellent job engaging viewers and teaching the information presented. I really enjoyed the activities presented in the tr... Show More

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Recorded Participant

Great training! Practical

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Recorded Participant

I enjoyed all the activities to use for both clients and supervisees.

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Sandra Allen, LPC-S, Registered Play Therapist - S
Sandra Allen, LPC-S, Registered Play Therapist - S

This course included creative ways to teach and interact with your supervisees.

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