Course Description

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

Sometimes children come to play therapy when parents are divorced or going through divorce with concern for the child’s ability to adjust to the changes. This 2-hour workshop will focus on play therapy interventions to support children through the complexities of emotional challenges that come with living with divorced or divorcing parents while remaining firmly in the role as therapist for the children.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the role of play therapist for the child client in divorce cases with specific structure to the course of play therapy from intake to termination.
  2. Recite 10 play therapy interventions specifically designed to support children whose parents are divorced or divorcing.
  3. Explain how to teach children and parents about a child’s rights when parents are divorced or divorcing through playful language implemented during the course of play therapy.

Instructor

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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