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Incorporating Caregivers in the Play Therapy Process

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Incorporating Caregivers in the Play Therapy Process

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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:

  • Describe meaningful ways to create connection and trust with parents
  • Identify ways in which  parents can utilize play skills in everyday life situations
  • Demonstrate the skills needed to explain themes that have been identified in sessions to parents 
  • Prepare participants with tools to help parents understand the value and importance of play and their involvement in their children’s treatment
  • Create a guide for participants on how to help caregivers set up parent-child play sessions, and give constructive feedback to improve their skills

VENUE:

Online via Learning Portal on Institute of Child Psychology website.

TARGET AUDIENCE:

This training is aimed at introducing mental health professionals to the field of play therapy. Participants will explore the basic theoretical and ethical foundations of play therapy, and will gain practical skills and strategies to work with children in order to begin integrating this modality into their clinical practice.

This is a certified course through the Association for Play Therapy (APT) and the Institute of Child Psychology is an approved provider with APT; only registrants 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 the participants responsibility to ensure they are eligible: https://a4pt.site-ym.com/page/CredentialsHomepage

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT APPROVAL:

Association for Play Therapy: 2.0 non-contact hours (APT Provider #21-634)
APT recognizes this course as meeting the requirements for contact training hours towards* their national certification process to become a Registered Play Therapist

WHAT WE PROVIDE:

Handouts for your review, and an electronic certificate outlining APT non-contact hours will be granted after the training and the final quiz is successfully completed. Final quiz must have a minimum passing park of 75% in order to be considered a passing grade. 

CANCELLATIONS/REFUNDS:

Refunds are NOT permitted for this course. All purchases/courses are FINAL SALE. 

***DISCLAIMER:

All workshops provided by the Institute of Child Psychology, along with all workshop materials, are strictly for educational purposes only and cannot be categorized as psychological or mental health services.

Please contact our administration team if you require further details at info@instituteofchildpsychology.com

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Prerequisites

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Instructor Information

Tania Johnson, R.Psych., RPT

I am a Registered Psychologist and a Registered Play Therapist. I completed my undergraduate studies in South-Africa before engaging in a one year, full time internship in Chicago at the Cancer Treatment Centers of America. In 2012, I received my Masters of Counselling from City University of Seattle. During my Master’s degree, I worked both on the front lines and as a counsellor with foster and adoptive families who faced a range of emotional, behavioural and cognitive challenges.