Play Therapy

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  • Bringing Fun Into The Home Using Play Therapy Techniques And Interventions With Families (2 CEUs)

    $60.00

    (Non-Contact) 2 CEUs. 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 (2 CEUs)

    $60.00

    (Non-Contact) 2 CEUs. 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.

  • Play Therapy Interventions For Anxiety In The Classroom

    $30.00

    Previously Recorded (Non-contact)-1 CEU.
    Presenter: Cathy Canfield, MSW, LCSW, LICSW.
    Recent studies have shown that 1 of every 8 children will experience anxiety. The more anxious a child is at school, the less they are able to access learning and follow classroom structure. Anxiety fully encompasses our minds, emotions and bodies. Learn how to support the anxious child in a classroom with interventions based on play therapy and neuroscience.

  • Foster Care/Adoption and Play Therapy

    $30.00

    1 CEU (Non-Contact)

    Presenter: Allan Gonsher, LSCSW, RPT/S

    Understanding the complexity of the foster care system and navigating the challenges of adoption can best be understood by an expert in the field. Dr. Fine spent more than 50 years practicing in these challenging fields by using Individual, Family, and Play Therapy with children. Attachment, loss, displacement, abuse, and continuity are but a few of the topics to be discussed as it is related to Play Therapy. Dr. Fine mentored Allan Gonsher for 35 years, and will be interviewed by him.

  • Intro to EMDR/Play Therapy

    $30.00

    1 CEU (Non-Contact)

    Presenter: Allan Gonsher, LSCSW, RPT/S with Kris Walpus, LIMHP, RPT

    EMDR “meets” Play Therapy, what are they about? There are many different approaches to working with children. Here is your opportunity to learn about the basics of EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) in Play Therapy. Clinical examples of both approaches will be provided. The opportunity to hear from two experts in the field is an added bonus. This webinar will compare, contrast, and challenge each of these very effective ways of helping children through life challenges.

  • Getting Ready for School…Does that have anything to do with Play Therapy and a Play Room?

    $30.00

    1 CEU (Non-Contact)

    Presenter: Allan Gonsher, LSCSW, RPT/S

    Often kids are referred to counselors at the beginning of the school year. Is it play therapy, behavior management, family counseling, or medication management?? Play therapists need to understand, appreciate, suggest, guide, and confront “school issues” that enter the play room. Do different toys mean different things during school, summer school, breaks? What toys do we use? How? When? This workshop will address all these issues.

  • Stop it! Should I bully and tease or just be sarcastic? Does this have any relationship to Play Therapy?

    $30.00

    1 CEU (Non-Contact)

    Presenter: Allan Gonsher, LSCSW, RPT/S

    Many of our children are bullied and teased at school. As clinicians, we need to distinguish between bullying, teasing, and being sarcastic. Too often children end up tattling and blaming which creates additional problems for all involved. When all these sensitive behaviors take place, we miss opportunities to help children focus on building a strong self-esteem in order to navigate these aggressive behaviors.

  • The Holidays: Using Play Therapy to Help Children Deal with the Holidays

    $30.00

    1 CEU (Non-Contact)

    Presenter: Allan Gonsher, LSCSW, 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 101 can/should be implemented during this season.

  • Mindfulness and Play Therapy: Mindfulness

    $60.00

    Previously Recorded (Non-Contact)  2 CEUs.

    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.

  • Using a Potpourri of Play Therapy Techniques

    $30.00

    1 CEU (Non-Contact)

    Presenter: Allan Gonsher, LSCSW, RPT/S

    This webinar will discuss several topics/techniques as they apply to child development.  Families deal with bedtime/naps, the “witching hour”, parents who travel, and Sunday night planning for the week.   Are these parenting issues? Clinical challenges?  Or both?  Play Therapy, Filial and Theraplay are some of the different approaches to helping organize and structure a family that will be explained and applied.

  • Food, Playing House, The Popcorn Walk, What is “Nurturing” in Play Therapy?

    $30.00

    1 CEU (Non-Contact)

    Presenter: Allan Gonsher, LSCSW, RPT/S

    This webinar will discuss techniques on how to nurture children in the play room. The use of food, “playing house”, and taking a Popcorn Walk are some of the techniques that will be discussed. Each webinar workshop offers one hour of continuing education credit. To receive credit, a quiz and an evaluation must be completed following each webinar. Kids Inc. is an approved provider of Play Therapy Continuing Education by the Association of Play Therapy, APT Approved Provider 10-275.

  • Play Therapy: The Struggle with Ethics

    $60.00

    Previously Recorded (Non-Contact) 2 CEUs.

    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.

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