Why Can’t We Be Friends? Social Skills in Play Therapy

USD $19.99

SKU: ICP848 Category:


Participants will learn different activities to help clients learn age appropriate social skills through play therapy. A majority of the workshop will be spent learning about different hands-on and virtual play therapy activities through demonstration and active participation.  We will also discuss what populations and diagnoses the activities work best.



  • Demonstrate how to conduct at least 5 social skill activities to use in play therapy.
  • Explain the importance of helping clients master social skills and improve their relationships through play therapy.
  • Identify the strengths and weaknesses of at least 5 social skill activities to use in play therapy.

In order for you to PLAY along during the workshop, it will be helpful (but not necessary) for you to have these items available if possible:

  • Access to a printer
  • Paper
  • Markers
  • Scissors


  • CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION with 1.0 instructional hours endorsed by the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association.
  • RESOURCESAccess to several mental health and parenting resources
  • SUPPORT:​ Access to the instructors who teach each course should any questions arise.
  • RISK FREE 30 DAY MONEY BACK GUARANTEE If you are not satisfied with your purchase. Completed courses will not be eligible for refunds. (Note: Refunds will not granted in lieu of the purchase of a ICP membership)
  • HELP ON DEMAND: Access to the instructor via email at any time.
  • SELF PACED STUDY: No timeline for completion of the course.

This presentation is appropriate for parents, educators, child care professionals, caregivers, and mental health professionals.

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Instructor Information

Laura Hutchison, PsyD, LP, RPT/S

Dr. Hutchison has been specializing in children and play therapy for over 15 years. She has presented on play therapy and working with children at the National and International level.