WELCOME TO OUR COURSE
Just a few quick things before you begin!
- Please take your lessons in order
- Once you complete the course please continue to the final quiz. You are required to get a minimum of 75% to receive a passing grade.
- Please note if you receive a passing grade, you will automatically be granted a certificate of completion. This is certified course through the Association for Play Therapy (APT) and the Institute of Child Psychology is an approved provider with APT; only applicants who are mental health professionals or graduate students in the mental health field should be taking this course.
- APT only accepts professionals in the field of mental health as eligible to continue with their certification towards becoming a play therapist. It is participant responsibility to ensure they are eligible: https://a4pt.site-ym.com/page/CredentialsHomepage
Assignments the instructor references are NO LONGER REQUIRED for completion of this course; only the final exam is (75 % questions answered correctly required for a certificate).
Association for Play Therapy: 3.0 training hours (APT Provider #21-634) APT recognizes this course as meeting the requirements for non-contact training hours towards* their national certification process to become a Registered Play Therapist
Incorporating Caregivers in the Play Therapy Process INSTRUCTOR: Tania Johnson, R.Psych., RPT In this workshop attendees will learn to integrate family therapy and parent-lead activities into the play therapy room. Therapists learn how to train and supervise parents as they conduct special child-centered play sessions with their own children. These directives are designed to resolve presenting problems while strengthening family relationships. OBJECTIVES:
- Assist parents in generalizing the use of the play skills to everyday life situations
- Learn how to discuss themes of the play sessions with parents to further their understanding of the child and the relationship
- Help parents understand the value and importance play and their involvement in their children’s treatment
- Help caregivers set up parent-child play sessions, and give constructive feedback to improve their skills
-The Institute of Child Psychology