Child Centered Play Therapy

1.5 Play Therapy Non-Contact Hour Credit: APT Approved Provider 12-331 | 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, LCSW, RPT-S is a private practice clinician with nearly 20 year of experience.  Jennifer is the founder of Jennifer Taylor Play Therapy Services and has taught graduate level play therapy courses at The University of West Florida and the University of Memphis.  Jennifer provides play therapy consultation and supervision in an online format. 

APT Approved Provider #12-331. CEU Credit for mental health professionals only.