Engaging Adolescents in Play Therapy – Live Webinar

Description:

This workshop will help play therapists identify the significance of identity development in adolescence. This workshop will provide an overview of play therapy methods and techniques in the treatment of adolescents and groups.

Objectives:

  1. Participants of this workshop will examine adolescent identity development and how it is influenced by the play therapy group process.
  2. Participants of this workshop will identify risk factors and protective factors relative to adolescence through the play therapy lens.  
  3. Participants of this workshop will develop strategies for helping parents and caregivers better understand how to relate to their adolescent in productive and playful ways.
  4. Participants of this workshop will examine basic brain development and identify the changes that occur in the brain during adolescence and how this can effect treatment planning in the play therapy and/or clinical setting. 
  5. Participants of this workshop will examine how trauma during adolescence affects brain development and plan play therapy interventions to assist in describing this affect to the adolescent client.
  6. Participants of this workshop will identify the stages of group development through a play therapy lens.
  7. Participants of this workshop will create a list of the play therapist’s duties and responsibilities as a group facilitator during various stages of group development.
  8. Participants of this workshop will demonstrate the roles group members may assume at various points in the group process, and increase their skills for managing hindering roles through a play therapy lens.
  9. Participants of this workshop will select play therapy interventions that are appropriate for various stages of group development.
  10. Participants of this workshop will examine the ethics in play therapy with adolescents and in group work.

Instructor: Danna Dahl, LCPC, LCMFT

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 Hours on September 16-17, 2022 

Live Webinar Hours on January 20-21, 2023

Live Webinar Hours on March 3-4, 2023

Live Webinar Hours on May 19-20, 2023

Live Webinar Hours on August 25-26, 2023

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

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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Networking

Connect with other like-minded therapists while obtaining continuing education credits.