This course is included in the 2017 Play Therapy All Access Pass.


Play Therapy Summit All Access Pass

Course description

** This course is being retired.  In order to obtain APT credit, you must complete the course by March 1, 2020.**

In this video interview, Dr. Kristy Brumfield discusses her research on perceptions of play therapy with African American families.  She provides best practices on working within a multi-cultural framework including discussing race and its impact with parents and children.  She discusses challenges faced by clinicians when working with families using a cultural perspective. 

Learning Objectives:

1.  Identify approaches to consultation that will work best for African American families or non-dominant cultures.

2. Identify strengths and weakness of cross-cultural counselor caregiver relationships and how that applies in the play therapy setting.

3. Discuss current challenges experiences in working with parents and caregivers in a multi-cultural setting. 

Kristy Brumfield, PhD, LPC, RPT-S

Kristy Brumfield, PhD, LPC, RPT-S

Guest Speaker

Dr. Kristy A. Brumfield is a counselor educator who joined the faculty at Immaculata University as an Associate Professor in January 2015 and joined the clinical team at Equilibria Psychological and Consultation Services in Philadelphia during summer 2015.

Prior to this she was a member of the faculty at Xavier University of Louisiana and had been a counselor working with children and adolescents in New Orleans for over ten years. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor - Supervisor, a Registered Play Therapist - Supervisor, and a Nationally Certified Counselor. She is also the President-elect for the Pennsylvania Association for Play Therapy. In addition to play therapy, her professional/research interests include work with preschool age children and families, filial therapy, group therapy with adolescents, and multicultural counseling. She has demonstrated a passion for utilizing creative counseling techniques with clients of all ages and has primarily done work with individuals from 3 ­-22 in various settings.

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 Contents

1 Video

1 Survey

1 Quiz

4 Texts

3 PDFs

1 Audio