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

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


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


  • Describe how the parent-child attachment is impacted
  • Identify how divorce/separation effects children and parents, and situations parents should avoid during and after divorce/separation
  • Compile assessment tools to help the clinician better identify specific areas where a child is struggling
  • Prepare creative tools to integrate into your play therapy practice that helps children process their experiences related to divorce and separation
  • Discuss ways in which to 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.


This training is aimed at introducing mental health professionals 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.

This is a certified course through the Association for Play Therapy (APT) and the Institute of Child Psychology is an approved provider with APT; only registrants who are mental health professionals or graduate students in the mental health field should be taking this course.

APT Only accepts professionals in the field of mental health as eligible to continue with their certification towards becoming a play therapist. It is the participants responsibility to ensure they are eligible:


Association for Play Therapy: 3.0 non-contact hours (APT Provider #21-634)
APT recognizes this course as meeting the requirements for contact training hours towards* their national certification process to become a Registered Play Therapist


Handouts for your review, and an electronic certificate outlining APT non-contact hours will be granted after the training and the final quiz is successfully completed. Final quiz must have a minimum passing park of 75% in order to be considered a passing grade. 


Refunds are NOT permitted for this course. All purchases/courses are FINAL SALE. 


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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Instructor Information

Tammy Schamuhn, R.Psych., RPT-S