Incorporating Caregivers in the Play Therapy Process (Pre-Recorded)
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Play therapy is an evidence-based approach to help children with social or emotional deficits learn to communicate better, express underlying feelings that they may be struggling with, positively change their behaviour, develop problem solving skills, and relate to others in more productive ways. Sessions are NOT offered live, but will be recorded in advance and available for 60 days following July 5, 2021. This training is accredited by the Association for Play Therapy for 3.25 non-contact training hours.
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.
- 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
Sessions will be recorded in advance and available for 60 days after being released on July 5, 2021.
Non-contact training hours will be awarded upon successful completion of the training.
This training is aimed at introducing mental health professionals (minimum level of education: Bachelor’s Degree) 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. Prior to the event release date our administration will contact you for proof of education/mental health license or enrolment in mental health program. While a certificate of completion can be granted, Play Therapy credit through the Association of Play Therapy may not be awarded to non-graduate level mental health professionals or graduate level students in the mental health field.
CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT APPROVAL:
Association for Play Therapy: 3.25 training hours (APT Provider #20-984)
APT recognizes this course as meeting the requirements for non-contact training hours towards* their national certification process to become a Registered Play Therapist
WHAT WE PROVIDE:
Handouts will be provided to participants. An electronic certificate outlining continuing education hours will be granted after successful completion of the training.
Withdrawals over 30 days before program start are permitted, yet subject to a $100 processing fee
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.
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