The Playroom

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  • Techniques In Play Therapy: Know How To Be Creative In Play Therapy

    $60.00

    Previously Recorded (Non-Contact)-2 CEs.
    Presenter: Dianna Green, MSW, LCSW.
    When circumstances call for a “creative” response, what do you do? Learn focused Play Therapy techniques and interventions. We will focus on which strategies are appropriate and how to connect such a strategy within play therapy. Examples of this are bibliotherapy, directive emotional expressive crafts requiring special supplies, or take home activities. Not all techniques require a full session. In this webinar, we will also look at “quick fixes” which help foster the therapeutic relationship between child and therapist.

  • Techniques In Play Therapy: The Play Room

    $60.00

    Previously Recorded (Non-contact)-2 CEs.
    Presenter: Dianna Green, MSW, LCSW.
    In play therapy understanding the role of the basic “tools” in the play room is essential for the play therapist. Conceptualizing one’s theoretical framework, the toys, and the playroom are critical in play therapy. The most frequently used and agreed upon toys to be included in the play space, the use of a traveling play bag or a fixed playroom and becoming familiar with how toys can be used to achieve therapeutic growth for children are all discussed in this webinar. Toys to be examined in this session include miniature doll family, domestic animal figures, community helper figures and toy soldiers, plastic food and dishes.

  • Technique II: “The Window” Hoops, Cars, Monsters, and more techniques in Play Therapy

    $30.00

    Previously Recorded (Non-Contact) 1 CE.

    Presenter: Allan M. Gonsher, LIMHP, LCSW, RPT-S.

    It is essential for clinicians to have a theoretical foundation to all of their work. Even the design of the play room and toys used are an extension of one’s conceptualization, articulation, and expression of the modality they use in play therapy. It never hurts to have some “tricks” (techniques) up one’s sleeve. Learn some new techniques in play therapy that can be implemented with a myriad of presenting problems.

  • Sand Work with Adolescents and Adults in Play Therapy

    $30.00

    Previously Recorded (Non-Contact) 1 CE.

    Presenter: Cindy Lee, LCSW, RPT-S.

    Sand Work is a combination of what you already know and love about sand tray and play therapy but adds a twist from Jungian psychology. Adolescents and adults are adept at addressing their painful experiences from the thinking part of the brain (frontal lobes). Sand Work allows adolescents and adults to go deeper then what they already know by symbolically creating within the sand thereby offering opportunity for new insight and growth. In Sand Work the repressed material moves from the unconscious to a conscious awareness where the client can confront it, learn from it, and make choice what to do with it. How to apply Jungian Play Therapy theory to work in the sand and the role of the therapist in Sand Work will be explored.

  • Play Therapy Middles: Issues and Problems in the “middle” stages of Play Therapy

    $60.00

    Previously Recorded (Non-contact) 2 CEs.
    Presenter: Amy Badding, RPT, MS, NCC, LMHC.
    This webinar will address issues such as limit setting, silent/resistant children, and lying. All of these challenges and more exist in play therapy. The “working stage” of p therapy has its own conceptualization, appreciation, and application. Unlike other stages, this one requires a great deal of skill by the therapist. Learn in this webinar how to navigate these challenging behaviors of the child/family.

  • Play Therapy or Family Therapy…Which Do I Choose?

    $30.00

    Previously Recorded (Non-contact)-1 CE.
    Presenter: Allan M. Gonsher, LCSW, RPT-S.
    When clinicians decide to see a family and/or work with a child, an immediate decision needs to be made: Do we see the child alone or do we visit with the family? Play Therapists, depending on their training and theoretical bias, will proceed from that vantage point. This webinar will address these initial choices that Play therapists make, explore options in Play Therapy, and provide specific Play Therapy individual/family techniques to help children and their families.

  • Play Therapy Supervision And Multicultural Issues

    $30.00

    Previously Recorded (Non-contact)-1 CE.
    Presenter: Allan M. Gonsher, LCSW, RPT-S with Rebeca Chow, LPC, LCPC, RPT/S.

    Supervision is a very complicated process which needs to be addressed in the field of Play Therapy. Issues related to the supervisors, and supervisee can be very sensitive. Multicultural/discussions are required. Male/female, age, length in field, experience, transference, initial impressions, are some of the factors one can/should consider when talking about multicultural challenges and Play Therapy. This and more will be presented in this webinar by two highly talented, experienced clinicians.

  • Play Therapy and the Playroom: The PlayRoom

    $60.00

    Previously Recorded (Non-Contact) -2 CEs.

    Presenter: Lisa Cowart, LPC, RPT-S, NCC.

    Introducing the play room is key to success. Selecting and placing the toys will play a role in creating the environment you wish to create to get the most out of your sessions. Themes in play therapy will be shared as a way of tracking your client’s progress and understanding your selection of toys.

  • Play Therapy and the Playroom: Getting the Most Out of Your Play Room

    $60.00

    Previously Recorded (Non-Contact)-2 CEs.

    Presenter: Lisa Cowart, LPC, RPT-S, NCC.

    This webinar will help play therapists in insight into how to create a therapeutic playroom environment with self-exploration, thoughtfulness, and careful planning. In play therapy a play therapy room is more than just a playroom. Learn how to assess the population you are serving, your theoretical orientation, and the environment you will be working in to maximize goals in play therapy.

  • Play Therapy Techniques: More Toys One Can Use

    $60.00

    Previously Recorded (Non-contact)-2 CEs.
    Presenter: Dianna Green
    Understanding the” role” of the basic “tools” in the playroom is essential to the play therapist. In play therapy, taking an in-depth look at the most frequently used and agreed upon toys in the play space, a traveling play bag or fixed playroom, and the symbolic meaning of toys are all significant discussions related to the therapeutic growth of children. Toys to be examined include the ball, art supplies, board games, sand, chalkboard, and puppets.

  • Kids Who Come Into The Playroom:ADHD, Select Mutism, Oppositionality, And More In The Playroom

    $60.00

    Previously Recorded (Non-Contact)-2 CEs.

    Presenter: Dianna Green, MSW, LCSW.

    Hyperactivity, the unfocused child, select mutism, and obedience versus disobedience are a few of the children’s issues that will be discussed in this play therapy webinar. Discussing how these children express these behaviors in and out of the playroom are significant issues to evaluate. Strategies/techniques for success in the playroom, home and school will be presented throughout the webinar.

  • The Doll House in EMDR & in Play Therapy

    $30.00

    Previously Recorded (Non-Contact) 1 CE.
    Presenter: Allan M. Gonsher, LIMHP, LCSW, RPT-S.

  • The Playroom: “Navigating the Challenges of Using a Therapeutic Space”

    $60.00

    Previously Recorded (Non-contact) 2 CEs.
    Presenter: Ann Thomas, RPT-S, LCSW.
    Introductions into a playroom, use of toys, limit setting, etc are many of the topics to be discussed. Understanding the power of the therapeutic space, the toys, and the relationships are an integral part of being successful with play therapy. This webinar will inspire you to continue to appreciate the power of our work and how simple things transform into tools to help children grow from their pain.

  • Play Therapy Techniques: When Toys Are More Than Toys

    $60.00

    Previously Recorded (Non-Contact) -2 CEs.

    Presenter: Dianna Green, MSW, LCSW.

    On special occasions toys take on a life of their own. When is a ball more than a ball and how do you play checkers 50 days in a row with enthusiasm? These questions will be explored and ANSWERED! The nature of the play space changes with each child and therefore the demands change with each passing hour. In play therapy, how one meets these demands with the same toys on a daily basis is different than other modalities. In this play therapy webinar we will explore how to meet these special challenges. The clinician will explore ways to develop personal comfort with his own toy selection and to deliver maximum intervention to the child client.

  • Technique II: “The Window” Hoops, Cars, Monsters, and more techniques

    $30.00

    Previously Recorded (Non-Contact) 1 CEU.

    Presenter: Allan M. Gonsher, LIMHP, LCSW, RPT-S.

    It is essential for clinicians to have a theoretical foundation to all of their work.  It never hurts to have some “tricks” (techniques) up one’s sleeve. Learn some new techniques that can be implemented with a myriad of presenting problems.

  • The Doll and the Doll House

    $30.00

    Previously Recorded (Non-contact) 1 CE.
    Presenter: Allan M. Gonsher, LIMHP, LCSW, RPT-S.
    When using toys in a play room one needs to be very aware of symbolism, location, and relationship they have with each other. Toys are not simply “Toys” in Play therapy. When setting up a play room where the Doll House and its dolls are located are a very significant issue. Who chooses the Doll House, what does each movement in the house mean, how is it set up, who talks, what is the symbolism of each piece of furniture, are just some of the topics to be covered in this webinar. Be prepared to be challenged in how you implement Play therapy in relation to the Doll House.

  • Rex, Puppets, And Play Therapy

    $30.00

    Previously Recorded (Non-Contact)-1 CE.

    Presenter: Allan M. Gonsher, LCSW, RPT-S.

    Rex ( A tyrannosaurus) has had a formidable presence in Kids-Inc for 35 years. He has been Dr. Fine’s “assistant” for 60 years. Rex is a puppet who has played with kids, hugged them, reprimanded them, and even enjoyed a snack with them. A puppet can have a tremendous impact on our kid population…..and even their families. Learn from a nationally renowned Child/Adolescent Psychiatrist, Dr. Paul Fine. This webinar will help you conceptualize the theory of play with puppets in play therapy. Learn lessons from 60 years of practice by Dr. Fine. This interview by Allan M. Gonsher, with his mentor of 35 years, will challenge you in how ,why, and what you do with puppets. Guaranteed good time and will leave you with ideas.

  • Play Therapy and all the ‘inappropriate’ behavior of kids in the Play Room

    $30.00

    Previously Recorded (Non-Contact)-1 CE.

    Presenter: Allan M. Gonsher, LCSW, RPT-S.

    Often in Play Therapy whether we are directive or non-directive, certain unattractive behaviors by children are passively ignored. These include the unmentionable and disgusting actions like nose picking, bleching, pasisng wind, and cussing. In addition, consideration of gender differences for both the clinician and client is a must when addressing these sensitive children’s issues.

  • The Screaming of Toys!! Clay vs. Play Dough in Play Therapy

    $30.00

    Previously Recorded (Non-Contact) 1 CE.
    Presenter: Allan M. Gonsher, LIMHP, LCSW, RPT-S.
    Often clinicians have toys in their play room that they do not realize screamof things for their clients. What do toys mean? How do we use them? Why do they go from one toy to another? By discussing the use of play dough and clay, we will answer these and more questions about toys. What does Play Therapy say about these toys? Should they be in our playroom? What do we choose, etc.

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