APT credits available for this course are: 1 hour theory | 1 hour skills and methods
Approved for 2 APT Non-Contact Hour Play Therapy Hours (APT Approved Provider 12-331); No NBCC credit available (Pending internal audit).
Sometimes children come to play therapy when parents have concerns about behavior and emotional exhibitions regarding relationship to and with a sibling. This 2 hour workshop will provide ideas, framework and play therapy interventions a therapist can use to help children, parents and families when sibling relationships are strained.
After completing this course participants will be able to:
1. Apply a family systems theoretical approach to the play therapy provided for a child with or without including his/her family in the play room.
2. Name 5 psycho-education and parent-coaching strategies that include playful interventions parents can use to diffuse conflict between children at home and enhance family bonds.
3. Describe how to use both CCPT and facilitative play therapy techniques directing a child client to explore feelings and learn skills for adaptive expression and coping with emotions of frustration and jealousy.
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.