Play Therapy with Abuse and Trauma – Live Webinar

Description:

This experiential workshop will examine various types of abuse and trauma, including domestic violence, sexual abuse, physical abuse and sex trafficking as it relates to play therapy.  This workshop will analyze common play themes within the context of abuse and trauma, identify appropriate play therapy treatment techniques and discuss vicarious traumatization.

Objectives:

  1. Participants of this workshop will identify three main forms of child abuse and key factors to consider when providing play therapy for individuals who have experienced abuse.
  2. Participants of this workshop will create a treatment plan with specific play therapy techniques that are demonstrated through instruction, case studies, and experiential engagement.
  3. Participants of this workshop will analyze research on how trauma can effect an individual’s physical and mental health and how it can be used to inform play therapy treatment.
  4. Participants of this workshop will identify at least five play therapy techniques that can assist the therapist in increasing a client’s feelings of safety and security in the playroom.
  5. Participants of this workshop will further assess their own knowledge on mandated reporting and will  identify any potential barriers and challenges to working with clients after child abuse and neglect reports have been made on a caregiver.
  6. Participants of this workshop will demonstrate at least eight play therapy techniques that can be utilized to decrease trauma symptoms during individual child and/or family therapy.
  7. Participants of this workshop will identify key concepts of vicarious trauma and will be provided the opportunity for self-reflection and experiential engagement to explore their own experience with vicarious trauma.
  8. Participants of this workshop will examine the stages of Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and discuss how play therapy can be utilized within this model.
  9. Participants of this workshop will create a plan on how to determine when an individual is ready to end therapy and will describe at least three play therapy techniques that will aid the therapist in providing a healthy transition from therapy.

Instructor: Kerri Koehler-Butt, LCSW, LCSW, RPT-S

Workshop Schedule for Live Webinar:
Day One:
8:30-10:00   Sign-In, Play Check-In & Training Begins
10:00-10:15   Morning Break
10:15-12:00   Training Continues
12:00-12:30   Lunch
12:30-2:30     Training Continues
2:30-2:45       Afternoon Break
2:45-5:00       Training Continues with Conclusion of Day 1

Day Two:
8:30-10:00   Sign-In, Play Check-In & Training Begins
10:00-10:15  Morning Break
10:15-12:00   Training Continues
12:00-12:30   Lunch
12:30-2:30     Training Continues
2:30-2:45       Afternoon Break
2:45-5:00       Training Continues & Workshop Conclusion

$275.00$350.00

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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 in:

*Live Webinar CONTACT Hours on June 3-4, 2022 

Live Webinar Hours on August 5-6, 2022

Live Webinar Hours on October 7-8, 2022

Live Webinar Hours on March 24-25, 2023

Live Webinar Hours on September 15-16, 2023

Live Webinar Hours on January 19-20, 2024

Live Webinar Hours on April 12-13, 2024

Live Webinar weekend workshops meet Friday and Saturday from 8:30am-5:00pm CST.

*Due to COVID-19 health concerns, this one-time online event has been approved by APT for 15 CONTACT CE Hours.

15 Hours Credit

This workshop consists of 15 hours of instruction.

Available in Multiple Cities

This class is available in several Midwest locations.

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