The Dysregulated Child in Play Therapy – Kansas City
Children sense and adapt to their environment, however those who suffer from dysregulation may have more difficulty understanding and appropriately responding to the world around them. This course will shed light onto what dysregulation is, what are the symptoms of dysregulation and how to support dysregulated children and their emotions by utilizing play therapy techniques. Throughout this play therapy workshop, participants will also review and discuss DSM V diagnostic criteria for several childhood related disorders.
- During this workshop the participant will identify at least 4 signs and symptoms of dysregulated behavior in children.
- During this workshop the participant will learn other environmental causes that can create dysregulation within children.
- During this workshop the participant will identify at least 5 play therapy techniques that can help regulate and cope with emotions in the dysregulated child.
- During this workshop the participant will review, discuss and process through the DSM V diagnostic criteria for various childhood related disorders such as Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Temper-Dysregulation Disorder, ADHD, Executive Functioning Disorder and more.
Instructor: Katie Vena, CSC, LPC, RPT