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UCF Center For Play Therapy Research and Training First Annual Play Therapy...
Mon, March 12, 2018, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM EDT
The Center for Play Therapy Research and Training at the University of Central Florida announces its First Annual Play Therapy Conference -
Partners in Play: Adlerian Play Therapy
In this fun, interactive, and experiential workshop, Dr. Terry Kottman, the "inventor" of Adlerian play therapy, will introduce you to Adlerian play therapy, a method of integrating the concepts and techniques of Individual Psychology with the practice of play therapy. You will learn techniques for establishing relationships with clients, exploring clients' life-styles, helping clients gain insight into their lifestyles, and reorienting and reeducating clients. Dr. Kottman will introduce you to several of the unique ways that Adlerians conceptualize children and the significant adults in their lives: goals of misbehavior, the Crucial Cs, and personality priorities. We will explore play therapy strategies, art techniques, metaphors, and storytelling strategies for working with a wide range of clients. Dress comfortably, and be prepared to PLAY!!
Participants will increase their knowledge of:
The basic concepts of Individual Psychology.
Specific Adlerian techniques used in establishing a relationship with children, adolescents, and parents in play therapy.
Specific Adlerian techniques used in exploring lifestyle with children, adolescents, and parents in play therapy.
Specific Adlerian techniques used in helping children, adolescents, and parents gain insight in play therapy.
Specific Adlerian techniques used in reorienting and reeducating children, adolescents, and parents in play therapy.
Specific Adlerian techniques for working with families in play therapy.
Specific art techniques and metaphoric, storytelling strategies for using in play therapy.
About the Presenter:
Terry Kottman, Ph.D., NCC, RPT-S, LMHC, founded The Encouragement Zone, a center where she provides play therapy training and supervision, life coaching, counseling, and "playshops" for women. She regularly presents workshops on play therapy, activity-based counseling, counseling children, school counseling, and life coaching. Prior to founding The Encouragement Zone, Terry held a number of different jobs––she was a day care provider, an associate in an elementary school, a graduate teaching assistant, a special education teacher, a school counselor, the director of the Child and Family Resource Clinic and professor of counselor education at the University of North Texas, and a professor of counselor education at the University of Northern Iowa.
Conference participants earn 6 CEUs from NBCC and APT.
Registration does include parking (details will be emailed, along with a digital parking pass, prior to the event)
Conference hotel is the DoubleTree Hilton. Transportation to and from hotel/venue is on your own (hotel does not provide shuttle service).
No refunds after January 1, 2018
Conference participants wishing to pay registration via purchase order or check, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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UCF College of Education and Human Performance
Morgridge International Reading Center
4121 Andromeda Loop
Orlando, FL 32816