Course Description

1 Hour Play Therapy Non-Contact Hour Credit

APT Approved Provider 12-331

Participants can listen to the recording of the live forum discussion where play therapists discussed the implications of Virginia Axline's classic book for contemporary play therapy practice.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify 3 ways the Axline's play therapy principles are demonstrated in this case 
  • Describe 3 ethical issues related to working with Dibs and how they were handled in this case
  • Identify 3 examples of how non-directive play therapy strategies achieved treatment plan goals. 

Instructor

Rosalind Heiko, PhD. , RPT-S, ISST, CST-T, NCSP

Rosalind Heiko, Ph.D. (aka “Dr. Roz”) is a psychologist and Play Therapist-Supervisor with the Association for Play Therapy in the US (RPT-S); a Sandplay teacher with the International Society of Sandplay Therapists (ISST) and the Sandplay Therapists of America (STA); and also holds national certification in school psychology. She trains therapists nationally and internationally. Dr. Roz is an Executive Board Member of the World Association of Sand Therapy Professionals, and has been an Executive Board member of STA. She has worked clinically with children and families for over 35 years. She has published chapters in books edited by Eliana Gil and Eric Green, as well as being an author of several articles in the Journal of Sandplay Therapy. Her most recent book is A Therapist’s Guide to Mapping the Girl Heroine’s Journey in Sandplay (2018), published by Rowman & Littlefield. Reach her at www.drheiko.com

Reviews

5 star rating

Interesting read good quiz

Valerie Fisher

I enjoyed the material I read in the book, as well as the video. The quiz was good because it challenged readers to think about our answers and also reflect ...

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I enjoyed the material I read in the book, as well as the video. The quiz was good because it challenged readers to think about our answers and also reflect on what the people talked about in the video conference call. Thank you!

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5 star rating

Patricia Parker

Good discussion that integrated play therapy principles with practice. I heard of the book in the early 70's while in high school. One of my teachers recomme...

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Good discussion that integrated play therapy principles with practice. I heard of the book in the early 70's while in high school. One of my teachers recommended the book. I read it about 15 years ago. Very powerful then and now and relevant to my work with children and families

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