Differential Diagnoses in Play Therapy: Is it ADHD or PTSD in the Playroom? – Kansas City

Differential Diagnoses in Play Therapy: Is it ADHD or PTSD in the Playroom?
Tuesday, April 4, 2023
9:00am-4:30pm 
Limited to 24 Participants
6 Contact APT CE hours
6 Diagnostic CE Hours
APT Approved Provider 15-424
NBCC Approved Continuing Education Provider #6774
Cost: $150

Description:

He is out of control! She struggles with paying attention in class. They are so clingy lately! Do these statements from parents and caregivers sound familiar to you? It can be difficult to determine which diagnosis best fits your client’s symptoms when we know that ADHD and PTSD can be co-occurring disorders. Come join us in examining the symptoms and behaviors of the common childhood diagnoses of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and how to best decipher the differences between them in the playroom.

Objectives:

  1. Participants of this workshop will examine through a play therapy lens the Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) diagnostic criterion as stated by the DSM-V.
  2. Participants of this workshop will identify PTSD symptoms in children and demonstrate 6 play therapy interventions with clients who demonstrate these symptoms in the playroom.
  3. Participants of this workshop will review and discuss post traumatic play in children citing examples through personal experiences in the playroom.
  4. Participants of this workshop will examine through a play therapy lens Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder diagnostic criterion as stated by the DSM-V.
  5. Participants of this workshop will identify common ADHD symptoms in children and demonstrate 6 play therapy interventions with clients who demonstrate these symptoms in the playroom.
  6. Participants of this workshop will review and discuss dysregulated and limit-testing play in the children citing examples through personal experiences in the play room.

Instructor: Carmy Goodwin, LSCSW, LCSW, RPT-S & Lori Peterson, LSCSW, LCSW, RPT-S

Workshop Schedule:

9:00-10:30    Sign-In, Play Check-In, and Training
10:30-10:45  Morning Break
10:45-12:15  Training Continues and Wrap Up
12:15-1:00    Lunch
1:00-2:30      Sign-In, Play Check-In and Training
2:30-2:45      Afternoon Break
2:45-4:15     Training Continues with Workshop Conclusion

$150.00

Start
April 4, 2023 9:00 am
End
April 4, 2023 4:15 pm
Address
Heartland Play Therapy Institute 6701 W. 64th St., Suite 110 Overland Park, KS 66202   View map

Seats Available

Live Webinar Policy:

For a successful Live Webinar that ensures full CE credit, you will need:

  • A device (computer or tablet preferred) with a working camera and microphone.
  • A strong and reliable internet connection.
  • A designated safe space of your choosing free from disruption.
  • A reliable childcare plan (if applicable).
  • A commitment to keep your webcam on the entire workshop.
  • The workshop supplies nearby that have either been requested in the workshop email or provided in the supply shipment (if applicable).

Workshop Cancellation: 

  • Cancellation requests should be submitted by email to [email protected] no later than 7 calendar days prior to the scheduled workshop date in order to receive a full refund of the paid workshop fee. Cancellation and/or rescheduled requests that are submitted after 7 calendar days prior to the scheduled workshop date will result in a refund of the paid workshop fee – with the exception of a $25 administrative fee for a half-day workshop, a $50 administrative fee for a full-day workshop a $75 administrative fee for 2-day workshop.
  • Heartland Play reserves the right to cancel a workshop due to insufficient enrollment.  Heartland Play will email workshop students at least 5 calendar days in advance of the scheduled workshop date to notify students of the cancellation.  Notice will be provided with the option to reschedule for a future course date or to receive a full refund of paid workshop fees.
  • Heartland Play reserves the right to cancel a workshop due to inclement weather, instructor illness or instructor family emergency.  If a workshop is canceled, students will be notified via e-mail prior to the workshop start time.  Heartland Play will notify the students of a reschedule date for the workshop within 10 calendar days of the cancelled workshop.  Notice will be provided with the option to reschedule for the future course date or to receive a full refund of the paid workshop fee.

This course is available as a Live Webinar