Professional Development for School Counselors

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  • Using a Potpourri of 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 And More

    $30.00

    1 CEU (Non-Contact)

    Presenter: Allan Gonsher, LSCSW, RPT-S

    This webinar will discuss techniques on how to nurture. The use of food, “playing house”, and taking a Popcorn Walk are some of the techniques that will be discussed.

  • The Doll and the Doll House

    $30.00

    Previously Recorded (Non-contact) 1 CEU.
    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.

  • How is ‘Being Mean’ Played Out in Play Therapy

    $30.00

    1 CEU (Non-Contact)

    Presenter: Allan Gonsher, LSCSW, RPT/S

    Children will sometimes act “mean” in the playroom. Is “mean” defined as oppositional, destructive, passive, distant, rude, etc. etc.? This webinar will explore the etiology of “mean” in children’s play, analyze how to confront/address it, and suggest play therapy methods to help the child understand and change his/her behavior. Issues of transference/counter-transference will be discussed.

  • Limit Setting in the Play Room: Play Therapy has a lot to say about Boundaries

    $30.00

    1 CEU (Non-Contact)

    Presenter: Allan Gonsher, LSCSW, RPT/S

    Often children test limits in a play room. Depending on one’s theoretical training, how the clinician implements these boundary settings in her/her play room is not anticipated. Learning how, why, and when to set limits is an integral part of Play Therapy.

  • Rex, Puppets, And Play Therapy

    $30.00

    Previously Recorded (Non-Contact)-1 CEU.

    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. 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: Breaking the Ice and Building Rapport with Traumatized Children

    $30.00

    Previously Recorded (Non-Contact) 1 CEU.

    Presenter: Presenter: Amanda Gurock, LICSW.

    Expand your knowledge base of rapport building. Learn why rapport is important and the four main components of building rapport (F-I-N-S). Develop new play therapy techniques to use with your resistant clients and expand your knowledge base and tool kit. Helpful hints and DO NOTs will be provided as well. This webinar will help one gain confidence when working in the play room with resistant and traumatized clients.

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

    $30.00

    Previously Recorded (Non-Contact)-1 CEU.

    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 CEU.
    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.

  • Get Moving: Play Therapy for Boys and Active Children

    $30.00

    Previously Recorded (Non-Contact) 1 CEU.

    Presenter: Kimberly Bartlett, MSW, LCSW, RPT-S.

    Play therapy interventions geared specifically for boys and active children will be the focus of this workshop. Do you have a range of great strategies to work with children, but have a hard time adjusting them to engage boys and active children? Participants will gain insight into making play therapy interventions for active children and boys interesting, fun and therapeutic

  • Enuresis/Encopresis in Play Therapy

    $30.00

    Previously Recorded (Non-Contact) 1 CEU.

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

    The topic of enuresis/encopresis is sometimes successfully addressed from a Cognitive Behavioral perspective. Unfortunately, there are cases where CBT is ineffective. Conceptualization of these presenting problems need to take place. Also, the relationship between family and play therapy will be discussed. Analysis of play therapy in the play room will be explored. Finally, applying the understanding of a family and child and his/her behavior to a solution focused conclusion will be presented.

  • Death and Play Therapy

    $30.00

    Previously Recorded (Non-Contact) 1 CEU.

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

    Too often clinicians distract from children’s painful sense of loss by prescribing an activity to assuage difficult moments. This webinar will focus on therapists’ counter-transference conceptualizing issues of children’s losses and provide practical techniques for both clinicians and child. Focus will be on death, the preeminent painful loss for all.

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