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  • (Live 11/19/19) Assessment And Anxiety Of Children

    $60.00

    LIVE Nov. 19, 2019 7:00-9:00 PM CST

    (Contact)-2 CEs. Presenter: Lenecia Nickell, LPC-S, NCC, RPT-S

    In this very intense play therapy webinar, we will be highlighting the use of assessment tools for children. Identifying and tracking symptoms of anxiety in clients is essential BEFORE treatment. The use of assessment tools as part of the treatment for children in play therapy helps clinicians integrate directive and non-directive play techniques.  This webinar will challenge one’s thinking of the relationship between assessment tools and play therapy treatment.

  • (Live 12/10/19) Help! How can play therapists, parents, and school districts work together to support a child with possible developmental/academic delays?

    $60.00

    LIVE Dec. 10, 2019 7:00-9:00 PM CST

    (Contact)-2 CEs. Presenter: Barb McMahill & Mendy Chandler

    Many times a play therapist is the first professional a child sees.  S/he may notice developmental and/or academic delays. How can the therapist connect with the school professionals? How does this connecting begin even before children are “school-age”?.  This webinar will provide information on detecting, assessing, and treating a child with delays. This webinar will outline how to partner with a school district and the parents.

  • THEORIES II: Child-centered, Filial, Group and Family Play Therapy

    $60.00

    (Non-Contact) 2 CEs. Presenter: Amy Badding, RPT, MS, NCC, LMHC.

    This webinar will discuss, analyze, illustrate, and contrast/compare Child-centered, Filial, Group and Family Play Therapy.

     

  • THEORIES I: Psychoanalytic, Jungian, and Relationship Play Therapy

    $60.00

    (Non-Contact) 2 CEs. Presenter: Amy Badding, RPT, MS, NCC, LMHC.

    This webinar will discuss, analyze, illustrate, and contrast/compare Psychoanalytic, Jungian, and Relationship play therapy.

  • Sexual Trauma in Childhood: Impacts and Play Therapy Approaches

    $60.00

    (Non-Contact) 2 CEs Corie Schoeneberg, PhD, LPC, RPT-S, NCC

    This webinar focuses on the spectrum of adverse impacts of sexual trauma in childhood and incorporates play therapy as a developmentally appropriate treatment modality for this presenting problem.  Participants will learn important considerations for treating children who have experienced sexual trauma, will develop a case conceptualization with a play therapy lens, and will be introduced prescriptive, trauma-informed play therapy frameworks that utilize play therapy therapeutic principles and interventions.

  • Top 3 Presenting Problems for Play Therapy

    $60.00

    2 CEs (Non-Contact) Presenter: Allan Gonsher, LSCSW, RPT-S

    Different settings, different times, different approaches need to be considered when claiming “Top 3” presenting problems in Play Therapy. The following: 1) Divorce, 2) Social Skills for children, and 3) Parenting will be discussed in this webinar. Defining the problem, describing how the problem “enters’ the Play Room, the conceptualization of the case, and proven successful approaches/ techniques will be discussed. This webinar will challenge you to think about your most “popular” presenting problems and how to approach them.

  • Children Can Heal from Trauma and Abuse and You Can Make the Difference in Play Therapy

    $60.00

    (Non-Contact) 2 CEs. Lisa Cowart LPC, RPT-S, NCC

    Learn how children and adolescents experience trauma. Brain-based theories are critical when providing play therapy trauma informed services to children and adolescents as this is a time for growth in neural network formation. Expand your knowledge of trauma informed play therapy techniques to address symptoms of trauma and develop goals of healing and recovery.

  • The Beginning, Middle and Ends of Play Therapy

    $60.00

    (Non-Contact) 2 CEs. Presenter: Allan Gonsher

    Play Therapy, like life has Beginnings, middles and and endings. How to do an intake, how to do the therapy, and how to say goodbye. Essential components of understanding and implementing during our journey with our clients. This “jammed packed” 2 hour webinar will challenge you to think about creative, innovative, and engaging intake strategies. In addition, participants will learn about engaging and keeping clients involved with the therapy. And, finally, understanding and being prepared for “good-byes” will be discussed. If you want a thorough, comprehensive, and challenging webinar that will be riveted with facts, research and techniques, you need to take this one!!!!

  • Brand Yourself and Promote Your Business in Play Therapy

    $60.00

    (Non-Contact) 2 CEs

    Presenter: Emily Lewis and Chrissy Pate

    In this unique webinar you will learn how to promote your business and yourself as a play therapy professional. You will learn how to maximize your efforts on your website, social media pages, emails and more. Even if you don’t have a website or social media presence you can still benefit from learning techniques to promote yourself to parents, and other professionals.

    **Please note this webinar does not count as continuing education credit through APT!

  • Being Culturally Competent with Children and Families in Play Therapy

    $60.00

    (Non-Contact) 2 CEs Presenter: Sabra Starnes

    Play therapy is practiced among various cultures using an assortment of techniques and activities. Being culturally competent is essential to working with children and families. Play therapists must first fully understand the concept of culture and its potential impact on their own lives, the lives of their clients, and the play therapy process. By being aware of cultural issues enhances a child’s pride and preserves his/her culture. Discussion of transference and countertransference in the therapeutic relationship will also be discussed.

  • Discoveries in the Sand: Facilitating a Play Therapy Sand Tray Session

    $60.00

    (Non-Contact)-2 CEs. Presenter: Dr Schoenenberg

    This webinar provides an overview of the facilitative skills of sand tray work as a modality of play therapy.  This webinar discusses appropriate client selection, how to structure a sand tray session, integration of counseling goals into sand tray work, implement facilitative reflections process a client’s sand tray, and build upon the sand tray metaphors to enhance meaning.  Demonstrations and case examples are provided to illustrate concepts and skills. 

  • Teens, Tweens, and Twenties in Play Therapy

    $60.00

    (Non-Contact)-2 CEs. Presenter: Dianna Green, MSW, LCSW.

    Adolescent and adult clients present unique challenges for the play therapist. Explore ways to transform your favorite techniques and modify your room/environment to meet the needs of tween, teens, and those twenties plus who seek your services. Add to your professional toolbox by learning new interventions targeted towards adolescents and adults.

  • Technology and social media: What does that mean to play therapists, school counselors, social workers, teachers and parents?

    $60.00

    (Non-Contact) 2 CEs. Barb McMahill and Kimberly Mollenhour. 

    Toddlers to school-aged children are bombarded every day with technology and social media.  Participants in this webinar will learn about the effects technology and social media have on children. Suggestions will be given on how play therapists, school counselors, social workers, teachers and parents can help navigate that journey

  • The Play Therapist is Here…Now What?

    $60.00

    (Non-Contact)-2 CEs. Presenter: Dianna Green, MSW, LCSW.

    A play therapist is/will be providing services to your school but what does this mean and how will it help your students. Join your fellow school personnel and budding play therapists to learn how play therapists use their unique skills to help students address their mental health issue impacting school performance, peer relationships, and home interactions. 

  • Helping Children With Social Skills Deficits

    $60.00

    (Non-Contact) 2 CEs. Presenter: Tali Arieff

    This webinar will examine social skills deficits, theoretical understandings of socialization, and different models of play therapy intervention.  Etiology of social skills deficits will be examined through the lense of play therapy theories.  The webinar will introduce the modalities of play therapy that are effective in treating social skills deficits, including Jungian; Interpretive play therapy; concrete social skills training curricula including Second Step, Social Thinking by Marcia Garcia Winner, and Social skills competencies by Gresham;  Use of countertransference, and bibliotherapy.

     

  • Bringing Fun Into The Home Using Play Therapy Techniques And Interventions With Families

    $60.00

    (Non-Contact) 2 CEs. Presenter: Sabra Starnes, LICSW, LCSW-C, RPT-S.

    Play Therapists can do Home-based therapists know it can be hard for some people to get to an office for an appointment. Illness, disability, personal crisis, lack of funds, transportation issues, or childcare are all reasons a person might not be able to get to therapy. Family play therapy in the home can address many of these obstacles.

    When play therapy  is provided at home with families progress  can develop more quickly with the family. This is because famines  in therapy can be more relaxed in their own homes than in an office. As a result, effective treatment can progress, and healing may happen more easily.

  • Play Therapy with EMDR

    $60.00

    (Non-Contact) 2 CEs. Presenter: Dr. Whitehead

    Similar to EMDR in adults, the use of EMDR in children allows them to be able to heal from emotional distress caused by their negative life experiences. EMDR can be used with children who are both verbal and even pre-verbal, and can be a great supplement to play therapy. As the therapist, your role is to help the child identify a target memory that causes them emotional distress and the child will then identify a negative thought that is associated with that accessible memory. Dual Attention Stimulation or Bilateral Stimulation (e.g. “EMDR buzzies”) is utilized in order to help the child think about the distressing event while engaging in something else. Therefore, with the use of “buzzies” children are able to relax and essentially reduce their negative emotions.

  • Mindfulness and Play Therapy: Mindfulness

    $60.00

    Previously Recorded (Non-Contact)  2 CEs.

    Presenter:Tammi Van Hollander.

    Children live in a busy world where there is little time to slow down their bodies and their minds. By incorporating play therapy and mindful practices, children’s nervous systems are quieted, attention and focus is increased and anxiety is alleviated. Mindfulness teaches relaxation, heart-centered kindness and compassion to help children become more empathic and compassionate. You will learn the differences of adult and child mindfulness process as well as the many benefits it has on the child, clinician and family.

  • Play Therapy: The Struggle with Ethics

    $60.00

    Previously Recorded (Non-Contact) 2 CEs.

    Presenter: Amanda Gurock, LICSW, PLADC.

    Learn the evolvement of ethics throughout history and how they apply to professions. Explore and learn why ethics are important to you as a clinician but also for your clients. Expand your understanding of ethical dilemmas and how they apply to play therapy. Gain knowledge on how to protect yourself from liability problems and how to protect your client’s confidentiality. This session will not only broaden your understanding of ethics, but will change your whole perception on them.

  • 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.

  • Termination In Play Therapy: Preparing For Termination

    $60.00

    Previously Recorded (Non-contact)-2 CEs.
    Presenter: Tammi Van Hollander, LCSW, RPT.
    Termination can be difficult for play therapists, the family and the client. Even the word “termination” can evoke an array of feelings about the therapeutic relationship. This webinar will address when to recognize, plan, and set goals for ending play therapy with a client. When ending therapy, preparation is a crucial aspect to the therapeutic process. You will learn the different types of terminations and how to best be prepared for the “unexpected.” You will learn how to collaborate with the parents and client to prepare for closure from the beginning of therapy. Goodbyes are also difficult for the therapist and we need to have our own process of “letting go” and celebrating the successes our clients have made. This webinar will address our own counter transference and vulnerabilities of terminating the therapeutic relationships and how we need to practice our own self-care.

  • Termination in Play Therapy: Preparing for Termination on Day 1: Abrupt Termination

    $60.00

    Previously Recorded (Non-contact)-2 CEs.
    Presenter: Julie Plunkett, LPC, LCPC.
    Learn the definition of termination in play therapy. Prepare everyone for abrupt terminations as early as the first session. This sensitive topic will be covered to help children appreciate the relationship and activities they will explore in the playroom. This is a compelling webinar to view.

  • Termination In Play Therapy: Termination Phases In Play Therapy

    $60.00

    Previously Recorded-(Non-contact) 2 CEs.
    Presenter: Amy Ray, LPC, NCC, RPT.
    The process of saying goodbye in play therapy is as important as the beginning and working phases. In this webinar, we will discuss the termination phase of play therapy. We will also look at when to begin termination, the ideal components of termination, and factors to consider when planning termination.

  • Terminations In Play Therapy: How Does A Clinician Know When A Child Is Ready For Termination And How Does One Begin

    $60.00

    Previously Recorded (Non-contact)-2 CEs.
    Presenter: Julie Plunkett, LPC, LCPC.
    Termination is a very sensitive topic in play therapy. Knowing when a child is ready for termination requires a great deal of sensitivity and finesse. This webinar will not only address this topic but provide proven techniques on how to begin the process. Understanding feelings of all involved will also be discussed in the webinar.

  • Terminations in Play Therapy: The Day of Termination- Activities

    $60.00

    Previously Recorded (Non-contact)-2 CEs.
    Presenter: Julie Plunkett, LPC, LCPC.
    Termination is a difficult process in play therapy. This webinar will not only discuss this aspect but also provide hands-on techniques on how to “do” termination. Seasoned clinicians will want to take this webinar because the conceptualization and application of termination in play therapy will be discussed. This is a sensitive topic presented in a caring manner.

  • Supervision in Play Therapy: The Different Modalities

    $60.00

    Previously Recorded (Non-Contact) 2 CEs.

    Presenter: Amanda Gurock, LICSW, PLADC.

    Everybody wants to develop leadership and supervisory skills. In order to do so, it takes time and practice. This webinar will help you develop as a leader, supervisor and Play Therapist. You will learn what it takes to be a clinical Play Therapist supervisor. Being able to set goals for your students, and learn different types of models of Play Therapy supervision will all be included in this webinar.

  • Supervision & Play Therapy: Models of Supervision and its Practical Applications

    $60.00

    Previously Recorded (Non-Contact)-2 CEs.

    Presenter: Amanda Gurock, LICSW, PLADC.

    This webinar will certainly challenge you. Practical Application of supervision will be discussed. Deciding on which model of play therapy supervision and applying it is always difficult. This is your chance to learn how this is done. Be prepared to challenge your present status quo.

  • Spirituality in Family and Play Therapy

    $60.00

    Previously Recorded (Non-Contact) 2 CEs.

    Presenter: Julie Plunkett, LPC, LCPC.

    Spirituality is an issue that is often neglected in graduate school. We are sometimes uncomfortable with delving into this subject with our adult and child clients. In a world of tolerance, we fear offending someone due to differing political, cultural or even spiritual beliefs. Research has shown that spirituality is a key to resiliency for all ages. Children are more open to appreciate spirituality. This webinar will give an introductory overview of spirituality in family and play therapy. Learn how to use this powerful and underutilized aspect of the human psyche in play therapy.

  • Play Therapy- Middles: The “Working stage” of Assessment, Observation, and Treatment Goals

    $60.00

    Previously Recorded (Non-Contact) 2 CEs.

    Presenter: Amy Badding, RPT, MS, NCC, LMHC.

    This webinar will address issues of Assessment, Observations and Treatment goals in the “Middle…”Working Stages” of play therapy. Often clinicians believe this only takes place in intake. Having the skills to navigate these issues enhance a therapist’s success in helping children. A conceptualization AND application of this knowledge is what this webinar is all about.

  • 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 Odds and Ends: Play Therapy Humility

    $60.00

    Previously Recorded (Non-contact) 2 CEs.

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

    During the Holiday “season” we often forget about children’s challenges in school, family, friends, and within themselves. Depression, anxiety, and ADHD are often diagnosed and treated more heavily during these stressful times. What happened to the joy, fun, and warm feelings that were characteristic during Holiday “seasons”? Watching children in the play room with the use/intervention of defined play therapy techniques can often help children emancipate from difficult relationships, feelings, or behavior.

  • 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 And Supervision: The History And Ethics

    $60.00

    Previously Recorded (Non-Contact)-2 CEs.

    Presenter: Amanda Gurock, LICSW, PLADC.

    Clinical Supervision has a very colorful history. Over the decades the varying theories that have evolved have also challenged the play therapy field to develop its own ways of supervising. Understanding the history often helps us formulate our own approaches. This webinar will address these issues as well as the Ethics surrounding the field of supervision.

  • Play Therapy And Supervision: Are There Different Models Of Supervision

    $60.00

    Previously Recorded (Non-Contact)-2 CEs.

    Presenter: Amanda Gurock, LICSW, PLADC.

    This webinar will offer opportunities to learn about the research behind Clinical Supervision. Choices are often made in what modality we use. This Webinar will offer suggestions on how to provide play therapy supervision. Making sure one’s theoretical approach and supervision are congruent will also be discussed.

  • Play Therapy and Countertransference: Best practices

    $60.00

    Previously Recorded (Non-Contact) 2 CEs.

    Presenter: Amanda Gurock, LICSW, PLADC.

    In an attempt to continue to appreciate, manage, and utilize countertransference in play therapy, this webinar will explore the significance of this phenomenon. Many questions arise when discussing this paradigm. What a clinician does, how a therapist responds/reacts, and why countertransference should be of concern are many of the questions to be answered in this webinar. Modern day Psychology often dismisses this dimension of our work. Its presence is something in play therapy we want to talk about.

  • Pharmacology and Play Therapy

    $30.00

    Previously Recorded (Non-Contact) 1 CE.

    Presenter: Dr. Pamela Siller.

    This webinar will discuss medications as it relates to children in play therapy. An issue such as when a child needs a higher level of care which might include medications or hospitalization will be discussed. Clinicians need to be educated and cautious when a child is on medication. Collaboration with a Child/Adolescent Psychiatrist is critical in this process. Included is a discussion on common medications used with young children.

  • Parents, Caregivers, Foster Care And Adoption In Play Therapy: Families, What Are They And How Do We Help Them?

    $60.00

    Previously Recorded (Non-Contact)-2 CEs.

    Presenter: Sabra Starnes, LICSW, LCSW-C, RPT-S.

    Caregivers come in all shapes and sizes. This webinar will help us appreciate the changing nature of the term “family” in Play Therapy. There is no such thing as a “traditional/typical” family. New definitions of “Family” as it is related to Play Therapy, will be presented. To those ends, discussion on understanding these differences, appreciating their struggles, and designing Play Therapy approaches addressing these problems will all be included in the webinar.

  • Parents, Caregivers, Foster Care And Adoption In Play Therapy: Divorce And Stepfamilies

    $60.00

    Previously Recorded (Non-Contact) -2 CEs.

    Presenter: Sabra Starnes

    This webinar will discuss the role of caregivers in single and step families. In Play Therapy, what are the communication patterns in these families, the relationships, the negotiating of conflicts, the visitations, and the safety of the children. All of this will be discussed in this webinar. With more families living in this reality, play therapists will need to be able to conceptualize and implement play therapy strategies to help them.

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