Non-Traditional Families and Their Caregivers: Adoption and Kinship Care in Play Therapy


Previously Recorded 2 CEs.

Presenter: Julie Plunkett, LPC, LCPC.

Learn how various caregivers’ play a part in the child’s life and in the play therapy process. Learn how to include all current and potential caregivers in the process of play therapy in order to make systemic change to further benefit the child. Learn the unique characteristics each family situation brings to the child’s life. Understand how to work with the particular challenges that a parent present and ways to engaged the parent or caregiver. The different types of caregivers addressed will be birth families, blended families, kinship care families, foster care families, and adopted families. Embark on a challenging and heartwarming experience into the unique world of the caregiver!

Update: You Will Only Receive CE Credit from the APT-Association for Play Therapy until April 30, 2020


Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the different types of families children live in and how the power of play can help in their family.
  • Be able to state the strengths and challenges inherit in each type of caregiver in play therapy
  • Learn effective parenting techniques to use with families in play therapy

Kids Inc. (APT Approved Provider 10-275) is approved by the Association for Play Therapy to offer Continuing education specific to play therapy