Child Centered Play Therapy

1.5 Play Therapy Non-Contact Hour Credit: (APT Approved Provider 12-331) & 1.5 NBCC Credit Hours | taught by Jennifer Taylor, LCSW, RPT-S

Course description

This course provides an overview of the essential elements and principles of child centered play therapy, including the history and leading figures, structuring of play therapy sessions, appropriate responses during play sessions, ACT Limit Setting principals, and guidelines for setting up a playroom.  

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the reasons that play therapy is therapuetic
  • Identify the necessary elements to creating a Child Centered Play Therapy Playroom
  • Identify and describe three techniques used in Child Centered Play Therapy including reflective responding, returning responsibility and limit setting
Jennifer Taylor, LCSW, RPT-S
Jennifer Taylor, LCSW, RPT-S
Executive Director

Jennifer Taylor is an LCSW and RPT-S with nearly 20 years experience in the field of social work. She provides play therapy training, supervision and case consultation.  She is an adjunct instructor at the University of Memphis and recently moved to beautiful Honolulu, Hawaii.  Jennifer is TF-CBT certified and EMDR trained.  She is ready to help you take action in your play therapy career and your community.