Live Virtual Trainings

Working with Children Impacted by Divorce & Separation in the Play Therapy Room (December 2021 Cohort)

USD $87.50


Working with Children Impacted by Divorce & Separation in the Play Therapy Room


ACCESS DATES: December 3, 2021-February 1, 2022
INSTRUCTOR: Tammy Schamuhn, R.Psych., RPT-S

With parental divorce and separation on the rise, many children struggle with the grief, transitions, emotional disruptions, and (often) conflict associated with this process. This workshop will hive you concrete tools to help children and teens to heal and process this loss, and gain effective tools to manage their emotions. Creative engagement and assessment activities will be presented, and participants will learn how to implement strategies immediately into their practice


  • Understand how the parent-child attachment is impacted
  • Explore how divorce/separation effects children and parents, and situations parents should avoid during and after divorce/separation
  • Explore assessment tools to help the clinician better identify specific areas where a child is struggling
  • Gain creative tools to integrate into your play therapy practice that helps children process their experiences related to divorce and separation
  • Assist parents in acquiring co-parenting skills that will protect children from emotional and psychological damage


Online via Learning Portal on Institute of Child Psychology website; sessions will be pre-recorded and available to view for 60 days after December 3, 2021. 


This training is aimed at introducing mental health professionals (minimum level of education: Diploma) 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.  One week before the access date our administration will contact registrants for proof of education/mental health license or enrolment in mental health program, participants will not be given access until this has been received. While a certificate of completion can be granted from the Institute of Child Psychology,  Play Therapy non-contact hours through the Association of Play Therapy will not be awarded to those that do not hold a Master’s or PhD degree.


Association for Play Therapy: 3.25 non-contact 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 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.

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