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What’s Goin’ On? An Innovative Assessment Model for Children and Teens
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Thursday, Nov, 10, 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

Overview

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) 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.

Therapy is most effective when treatment is based on a comprehensive assessment which guides the interventions. Nowhere has this been more challenging than working with children or teens who often present as both hesitant, unable, or resistant to share what they are thinking or feeling. This is compounded by the recent pandemic which has forced mental health professionals to find new skills for online engagement and services.

This training will outline a step-by-step model that will empower you to effectively assess children and teens with a wide variety of presenting issues. Participants will learn an innovative play-based assessment model they can implement immediately into their practice and thereby create more effective outcomes.

A number of key issues will be highlighted, including key guidelines for assessment; factors that affect assessment; structure of assessment; gathering information from caregivers and collaterals; rapport-building; treatment planning; providing feedback on assessment results to caregivers.

Creative structured play therapy activities will be presented. Case examples will demonstrate the assessment techniques and how they can be used by clinicians. The key steps for developing a treatment plan will be outlined, and a sample treatment plan will be presented. Participants will receive a packet of assessment activities that they can use immediately in their clinical practice.
Learning Objectives:
Upon the completion of this course, participants will be able to:
  • Utilize 3 play therapy interventions to build rapport with children and adolescents
  • Implement 3 play therapy techniques to assess children and adolescents
  • List the 3 key steps for developing a treatment plan
  • Identify 3 guidelines for providing feedback to caregivers
Sources and Resources (click to expand): 
Cavett, A. (2010). Structured Play-Based Interventions for Engaging Children and Adolescents in Therapy. Infinity Publishing.

Jongsma, A. E., Peterson, L. M., & McInnis, W. P. (2014). The Child Psychotherapy Treatment Planner: Includes DSM-5 Updates. John Wiley & Sons.

Lowenstein, L. (2002). More Creative Interventions for Troubled Children and Youth. Toronto: Champion Press.

Lowenstein, L. (2008). Assessment and Treatment Activities for Children, Adolescents, and Families: Practitioners Share Their Most Effective Techniques. Toronto: Champion Press.

Lowenstein, L. (2009). Creative Interventions for Troubled Children & Youth. Penguin Books.

Maruish, M. E. (2020). Essentials of Treatment Planning (Essentials of Psychological Assessment) (A. Kaufman & N. L. Kaufman, Eds.). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

Schneider, W. J., Lichtenberger, E. O., & Mather, N. (2018). Essentials of Assessment Report Writing, 2nd Revised Edition (N. L. Kaufman, Ed.). John Wiley & Sons.
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.
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 support@corewellceu.com 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.

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Schedule

  • Assessment guidelines 01:00 PM - 01:15 PM
  • Initial session with caregiver 01:15 PM - 01:45 PM
  • Rapport-building guidelines and techniques 01:45 PM - 02:00 PM
  • Assessment techniques 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM
  • 15 Min Break 02:30 PM - 02:45 PM
  • More assessment techniques 02:45 PM - 03:15 PM
  • Feedback to caregivers 03:15 PM - 04:00 PM
  • Q & A 04:00 PM - 04:15 PM

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Reviews

98 Review(s)
Recorded Participant
Recorded Participant

Very effective and the interventions provided were helpful and realistic to implement.

Recorded Participant
Recorded Participant

Well organized; it's my first webinar with Liana and I like how organized and straightforward she is with the informaiton.

Amy Davis, Ph.D., NCC
Amy Davis, Ph.D., NCC

This was an amazing training. Liana Lowenstein is one of the most engaging presenters. I love that even though it was a recorded webinar, it felt live... Show More

Recorded Participant
Recorded Participant

Helpful assessment techniques.

Lisa O'Grady
Lisa O'Grady

I found the course very helpful and practical; it gave excellent ideas and interventions that can be easily incorporated into sessions.

Kecia Guerra, MA, QMHP-C, CCTP
Kecia Guerra, MA, QMHP-C, CCTP

Excellent course, packed full of guidance and interventions!

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