Introduction to Play Therapy Webinar Series

5/4/2021 - 5/4/2021
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Webinar, Webinar

This seminar is intended as an Introduction to Play Therapy in counseling when working with children. Registrants will be presented with the history of play therapy, its varying models, principles, goals & objectives, as well as rationale for play therapy, and basic practice skills.

This workshop lasts for 15 weeks; it is occurs very Tuesday except February 16 and April 6.

The full 15 sessions will award 28 CE clock hours for professional counselors; LSUHSC is an NBCC provider so the workshop will award NBCC hours.

Spring 2021

Introduction to Play Therapy Course Outline & Schedule                                                                                                              January 12th             Overview of Play Therapy

January 19th             Principles & The Meaning of Play and Play Therapy; Article Due

January 26th             History & Development of Play Therapy; Biographical Sketch Due

February 2nd            Children in Play Therapy

February 9th             Child-Centered Play Therapy; Biographical Sketches Due   

February 23rd          The Role of the Play Therapist; Observation Due

March  2nd                The Role of Parents in Play Therapy; Play Therapy Theory Due

March 9th                  The Playroom & Materials in Play Therapy; Article Due

March  16th              Beginning the Play Therapy Relationship: The Child’s TimePlay Therapy

                                    Approach Due

March  23rd               Characteristics of Play Therapy Facilitative Responses

March 30th               Characteristics of Therapeutic Limit Setting and Choice Giving in Play Therapy

April 13th                   Typical Problems in Play TherapyDetermining Therapeutic Process &

                                    Termination in Play Therapy; Limit Setting Due

April 20th                   Other Seminal Theories in Play TherapyArticle Due

April 27th                   Intensive and Short-Term Play Therapy; Practice Session Due

May 4th                     Research in Play Therapy

The sessions on 4/13, 4/20, 4/27 will also count for Diagnosis. 

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 The LSUHSC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP #3058.  Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. LSUHSC is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.     

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