Just a few quick things before you begin!
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).
However- we strongly encourage you to still complete the assignments as reflective exercises to enrich your learning experience.
Association for Play Therapy: 12.0 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
Working with Trauma in the Play Therapy Room
INSTRUCTORS: Tammy Schamuhn, R. Psych RPT-S & Morgan Bissegger, R.Psych., RPT
Trauma is one of the most common reasons children are referred to counselling, and one of the areas where clinicians are the least versed in appropriate interventions. This workshop will define the various types of trauma, while providing an overview of trauma symptoms, including traumatic play. Clinicians will learn about the central role of evaluating the symptoms of trauma experienced by preschool, school-aged, and adolescents using a variety of play-based measures. Clinicians will also explore developmentally appropriate treatments and interventions Attendees will also learn how to implement a variety of developmentally appropriate strategies and interventions for children and teens, that incorporate both directive and non-directive play therapy processes.
-The Institute of Child Psychology