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.
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 Time; Play Therapy
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 Therapy, Determining Therapeutic Process &
Termination in Play Therapy; Limit Setting Due
April 20th Other Seminal Theories in Play Therapy; Article 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.
For more information or to register: https://alliedhealth.lsuhsc.edu/clinics/clinicalmentalhealthtrainings.aspx
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.