Integrating Art Therapy into Your Play Therapy Practice (Apr 30)

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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 offered live, but are also recorded for those who cannot make the live training and available for 60 days. This training is accredited by the Association for Play Therapy for 6.5 contact training hours.

April 30, 2021
Integrating Art Therapy into Your Play Therapy Practice
TIME: 8:30am-4:30pm MST
INSTRUCTORS: Tammy Schamuhn, R. Psych RPT-S & Olga Perju, RP, CCC-S, Registered Canadian Art Therapist

Are 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

VENUE: Online via Zoom; sessions will be recorded and available for 60 days after airing. Participants must attend the live airing for contact credit hours; non-contact training hours will be awarded if viewed after live airing.

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.  Upon registration 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.

Association for Play Therapy: 6.5 training hours (APT Provider #20-984)
APT recognizes this course as meeting the requirements for contact training hours towards* their national certification process to become a Registered Play Therapist

Handouts to review throughout the weekend. An electronic certificate outlining continuing education hours will be granted after attendance of the training  and a final quiz is completed.

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.

Please contact our administration team if you require further details at


Integrating Art Therapy into Your Play Therapy Practice (Apr 30)
Event Dates
Starts Ends
Apr 30, 2021 at 08:30 am Apr 30, 2021 at 04:30 pm
Venue Details
Online Workshop
Online Workshop

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Apr 30, 2021


8:30am-4:30pm MST


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