Lego-Based Play Therapy Techniques
2 Non-Contact APT Credit Hours approved by Ragan Snyder-Smith, LSCSW RPT-S APT Provider # 19-588 & ** No NBCC credits available**
This course is eligible for 2 APT Non-Contact Credit Hours under Special Topics offered by Ragan Snyder-Smith, LSCSW RPT-S APT Provider # 19-588
In this workshop, participants will learn about Lego-based Therapy developed by Dr. Daniel LeGoff and the Thera-build Model by Alyson Thomsen. Participants will learn about selecting Legos, organizing, storing and cleaning. Participants will enhance their play therapy and clinical skills by learning Lego-based play therapy activities to use with clients with common disorders you see in the playroom. Participants of this workshop will gain a new perspective on how to implement Lego-based play therapy in their everyday play therapy sessions using individual and group interventions.
1) Participants of this workshop will learn the history and fundamentals of Legos and how it pertains to the play therapy setting.
2) Participants of this workshop will focus on the fundamental principles and techniques of Lego-based play therapy through instruction, demonstration, video and experiential engagement.
3) Participants of this workshop will discuss common Lego-based play therapy techniques & interventions used with children with a variety of diagnoses in the playroom.
4) Participants will describe strategies to engage clients and their families to incorporate construction play as assessment and to build connection within the family or group.
Lego Powerpoint Presentation
Video: Lego-Based Play Therapy Techniques Webinar (Updated Version)
Build-Share-Whitepaper Handout (Additional Reading)
Mindfulness Lego's Handout (Additional Reading)
References and resources
Course Evaluation (Required)
I had already started using Legos in play therapy, but this course helped to validate what I was already doing and provide me with more resources to be able ...Read More
I had already started using Legos in play therapy, but this course helped to validate what I was already doing and provide me with more resources to be able to expand my knowledge base. I am looking forward to learning even more and possibly even starting a Lego play therapy group. The instructors were dynamic and knew their stuff.Read Less