Including Parents in the Play Room

Approved for 2 APT Non-Contact Hours (APT Approved Provider 12-331): 2 NBCC clock hours available. | taught by Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, RPT-S

Course description

Often play therapy is most effective when parents are involved in an adaptive and effective manner There are many ways parents can be involved with the process of play therapy but this 2 hour webinar is going to review a variety of models for having parents in the play room with child clients.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Participants will receive an overview of a variety of child-parent models in which the therapist has parent(s) in the play room with child clients and will learn when/why various models might be utilized.
  2. Participants will receive guidelines on how to direct parents and inform parents as to the process of participating in their child’s play therapy process.
  3. Participants will be able to identify 10 benefits for bringing parents into the play room as well as 10 examples of when it would be contraindicated.
Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, RPT-S
Lynn Louise Wonders, LPC, RPT-S
Guest Speaker

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.