Course Description

APT credits available for this course are: 1 hour special topics | 1 hour skills and methods

Based on the research of Daniel Goleman, PhD and John Gottman, PhD, this 2 hour webinar will explore in depth the essence of emotional intelligence and how play therapy interventions can help children and their parents develop adaptive ways of identifying and expressing emotions resulting in improved relationships with self and others.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Define the concept of emotional intelligence and identify why it is important to cultivate.
  2. Name 15 facilitative play therapy interventions that effectively foster development of emotional intelligence.
  3. Describe 7 ways to assist parents in understanding how and why they will benefit from learning new skills to foster their own emotional intelligence and how to be an emotion coach for their children.


Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, RPT-S

Lynn Louise Wonders is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Professional Counselor Supervisor, Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor, early childhood specialist and parenting coach.She is the founder and director of Wonders Counseling Services, LLC, an APT-Approved Provider for play therapy continuing education offering clinical services, play therapy supervision and training as well as professional mentoring for therapists developing a career in play therapy.Lynn is certified by Jack Canfield as a coach and trainer, offering seminars, small and large workshops and mastermind programs for therapists and other helping professionals online and in person world-wide.Lynn leads a large community of play therapists from around the world on Facebook and has assisted well over 1,000 therapists in working toward RPT status and building thriving play therapy private practices.Lynn has partnered with Jennifer Taylor Play Therapy Services for the delivery and management of this course. Jennifer Taylor Play Therapy Services is an Approved Provider with the Association for Play Therapy. (APT Approved Provider 12-331).  Play therapy credit available to mental health professionals only as listed in each course description.  Courses that do not qualify for play therapy credit are clearly listed. Jennifer Taylor has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider ACEP No. 6928.  Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly marked.  Jennifer Taylor is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. 

Course curriculum

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    • Learning Objectives

    • Disclaimer

    • Training Refund Policy

    • Tips For Completing This Course

    • Fostering Emotional Intelligence through Play Therapy for Children & Parents Video

    • Fostering Emotional Intelligence through Play Therapy for Children & Parents Powerpoint

    • Fostering Emotional Intelligence through Play Therapy for Children & Parents Handout

    • Fostering Emotional Intelligence through Play Therapy for Children & Parents References

    • Course Evaluation (Required)

    • Quiz

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