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December 2019

Play Therapy with Children & Families Going Through Divorce

December 6, 10:45-1:00 EASTERN 

When a child’s parents are going through a divorce the entire family goes through major changes which has rippling effects on the dynamics between the parents, between the parents and children and between the siblings. This 2 hour live webinar will examine the effects of divorce on the children in the family as well as the family system as a whole and will specifically address how the use of play therapy with the children individually, sibling sessions, parent child dyads and the family as a whole can be effective in helping the family have a healthy exploration and expression of emotions and preferences with regard to relationship dynamics. We will examine the continuum of conflict  between parents and the way this information can inform your play therapy treatment planning process. 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe and enumerate the levels of conflict between parents on the continuum and how that will inform treatment planning.
  2. Describe the most recent research on the effects of divorce on children and families and how therapeutic intervention can be supportive.
  3. Name 5 specific powers of play and describe how play is an agent of change and growth for children and families going through divorce.
  4. List at least 10 play-based interventions that can be used with children in session individually with siblings and/or with parents and whole family. 

FEE: $45

The live webinar counts as 2 hours of contact play therapy training (APT Approved Provider 12-321).

 

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Including Parents in the Play Room

December 9, 10:45-1:00 EASTERN 

Often play therapy is most effective when parents are involved in an adaptive and effective manner There are many ways parents can be involved with the process of play therapy but this 2 hour webinar is going to review a variety of models for having parents in the play room with child clients.

After taking this training, participants will be able to achieve the following learning objectives:

1. List 5 child-parent models in which the therapist has parent(s) in the play room with child clients and will learn when/why various models might be utilized.

2. Describe how to direct parents and inform parents as to the process of participating in their child’s play therapy process.

3. List 10 benefits for bringing parents into the play room as well as 10 examples of when it would be contraindicated.

FEE: $45

The live webinar counts as 2 hours of contact play therapy training (APT Approved Provider 12-321).

 

Click below to register – space is limited!