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Therapeutic Play: Intervention with Children and Families

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Mid-Ohio Psychological Services, Inc.

2238 South Hamilton Road

#200

Columbus, OH 43232

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Therapeutic Intervention: Play Therapy

Instructor: Claire Robitaille, Ph.D. Psychologist

CEUs: 6 CEU's

Training Description:

This four hour course will address the use of play as a therapeutic intervention with children and families. Examples of how play activities can be used to enhance and facilitate successful achievement of treatment goals will be presented. Participants should be prepared to participate in active, hands-on learning and group discussion.

Goals:

  • Increase knowledge of the role of play in child development

  • Increase exposure to studies that support the effectiveness of play as a therapeutic tool

  • Become familiar with a variety of play activities to enhance therapy goals for children and families.

Objectives:

  • State the role of play in normal child development.

  • Identify the empirically supported therapeutic factors associated with play therapy.

  • Identify various theories supporting the effectiveness of play as a therapeutic tool.

  • Identify a variety of play activities to enhance therapy goals for individuals and families.

  • Given a case example, create two play activities to address clinical needs.

Workshop Outline:

  • Play and human development

  • Theoretical integration: the foundation

  • Using play to achieve therapy goals

  • Child Therapy

  • Family Therapy

    Participants: Counselors, Social Workers, Psychologists, Chemical Dependency Specialist

    Level: Introductory / Intermediate

    Prerequisites: None

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