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: 4.5 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
Integrating Art Therapy into Your Play Therapy Practice
INSTRUCTORS: Tammy Schamuhn, R. Psych RPT-S & Olga Perju, RP, CCC-S, Registered Canadian Art Therapist
Art therapy can be a highly enriching addition to the play therapy process. It is a therapeutic process that uses art as an intervention to effectively work with children, teens, and adults to address numerous issues. This workshop will cover a basic conceptual understanding of art therapy, and explore a variety of art-based modalities to incorporate into the play therapy process. Creative engagement and assessment activities will be presented, and participants will learn how to implement art-based strategies immediately into their practice
- Define Art Therapy
- Identify when and how to use art techniques as an integral play therapy tool
- Describe the art therapy process in relation to play therapy
- Expand repertoire of art techniques in play
- Engage in experiential art activities that may be used in a play therapy setting with clients of all ages
-The Institute of Child Psychology