Via live interactive webinar
Join us for this engaging and highly educational workshop that will change the way you interact with kids and teens. Learn how to grab and hold the attention of your clients with directive and non-directive play therapy techniques. Take the mystery out of effective therapy for kids and teens using games, songs, activities, and worksheets. You will have the opportunity to learn, practice, and apply your new knowledge and see great strides in your work with children and teens.
This course teaches the basic mechanics of play therapy techniques by a beloved registered play therapist. You will learn to engage clients, to listen to them and to empower them via play and creative techniques. Watch how classic games and toys become evidence-based play therapy interventions. Take your child and teen work to the next level.
Upon the completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- List the basic principles of using a non-directive play therapy approach
- Recite 6 new directive play therapy techniques, including 2 new songs, 2 new worksheets, and 2 activities
- Identify which clients are appropriate for directive and/or non-directive techniques
Sources and Resources (click to expand):
Blanco, P., Ray, D., & Holliman, R. (2012). Long-term child centered play therapy and academic achievement of children: A follow-up study. International Journal of Play Therapy, 21, 1-13.
Kool, R., & Lawver, T. (2010). Play therapy: considerations and applications for the practitioner. Psychiatry, 7(10), 19-24.
Shrinivasa, B., Bukhari, M., Ragesh, G., & Hamza, A. (2018). Therapeutic intervention for children through play: An overview. Archives of Mental Health, 19(2), 82.
Wilson, B.J., & Ray, D. (2018). Child-Centered Play Therapy: Aggression, Empathy, and Self-Regulation. Journal of Counseling & Development, 96(4), 399-409.
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 05/18/2021. Social workers participating in this course will receive 3 continuing education credits (in person or live online).
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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
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