Integrating Art Therapy into Your Play Therapy Practice (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 6.5 non-contact training hours.
Recording to be released on July 5, 2021
(Recording accessible for viewing up to 60 days)
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
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: 6.5 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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