*Use this course for 2 APT non-contact hours under Play Therapy Skills & Methods
In this course, you will learn several recommended assessment methods to better illuminate the parent’s and child’s experiences of attachment and touch. This will be done in six ways through: 1) assessing the parent’s own experiences of intergenerational attachment, 2) creating a family “Tree,” 3) assessing the child’s attachment experiences, 4) assessing the parent-child relationship dynamics through a Kinetic Family Drawing, 5) assessing the parents perceptions of their child’s attachment and touch experiences 6) a teacher assessment rating scale.
At the end of this course, you will be able to:
Demonstrate how to implement a brief genogram to quickly assess a parent’s experiences of attachment and touch.
Demonstrate how to assess for a child’s attachment figures.
List the seven steps of how to implement a Kinetic Family drawing with a child.
Demonstrate how to implement a Collaborative parent-child assessment drawing.
State how to use the Teacher’s Touch Rating scale for a child.
State how to implement parent’s perceptions of touch for their child.
This course is led by Janet Courtney, PhD., RPT-S. APT credits available as listed in the course description are sponsored by Developmental Play & Attachment Therapies (APT Approved Provider 10-287) Play therapy credit available to mental health professionals only as listed in each course description. Courses that do no qualify for play therapy credit are clearly listed.
Technical support for this course is provided by Jennifer Taylor of Jennifer Taylor Play Therapy Services, LLC.
No NBCC Credit available.
Interested in Somatic Storytelling Certification?
This course is also Module 4 of the FirstPlay Somatic Storytelling Level 1 course.
If you are interested in becoming certified in First Play Somatic Storytelling (formerly known as First Play Kinesthetic Storytelling), you can go back and take this FREE course, Intro to FirstPlay Therapy.
If this material resonates with you, you can go directly to this course, Somatic Storytelling Level 1 to complete the remaining of Level 1.
If you are not sure (yet) about certification or just need to spread your resources out over time, Dr. Courtney has offered the next three modules of Somatic Storytelling Level 1 as stand-alone courses.
After the FREE Into to First Play Therapy course, you would purchase this course, Attachment Theory in FirstPlay Therapy
Next, you would purchase, The Ethics of Touch in Play Therapy
Those three courses (taken in any order) along with this course on Parent and Child Touch and Attachment, are 4 of the 5 modules in the Level 1 Somatic Storytelling course.
Once you complete all 4 of the courses listed above, please email Jen Taylor at [email protected] to purchase Module 5, which will be the final course needed for you to complete Level 1 of the Somatic Storytelling Series. Once you have completed that course, you can move directly to Level 2 of the Somatic Storytelling series.
The three-part Somatic Storytelling series is 37.5 hours of training in all three Levels of the Somatic Storytelling series. After completing the training, contact Dr. Courtney to schedule individual or group consultation sessions to review the material and demonstrate competency in the techniques.
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- 6 lessons
- 2 hours of video content