Course Description

In this 1-hour recorded course, participants will learn the how’s, why’s, when’s, and what-to-do’s of parent-child play therapy utilizing Attachment Centered Play Therapy. You will learn attachment centered play therapy interventions, as well as take a look at your own roadblocks in a hands-on, experiential, nurturing learning environment. Get ready to learn and play! 

Parents are a powerful force to be reckoned with and inviting them to be a part of the play therapy process is a critical component to creating lasting change in the child’s world. So why is this so hard to do?? Clinicians new and seasoned alike struggle with allowing and inviting parents to participate in play therapy for a multitude of reasons but learning skills in building a strong alliance with the parents is a MUST in child and family therapy.

Course Objectives: 

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Instructor Clair Mellenthin, LCSW, RPT-S

Clair Mellenthin, LCSW, RPT-S holds a Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Southern California. Throughout her career, she has focused on providing play therapy to children, teens, and their families. She is currently the Director of Child & Adolescents at Wasatch Family Therapy.Ms. Mellenthin is a sought after supervisor, training graduate students and interns in play therapy, and an adjunct faculty member at the University of Southern California MSW program. She is the Past-President of the Utah Association For Play Therapy and remains an active member on the Board of Directors. She is the author of Attachment Centered Play Therapy, My Many Colors of Me Workbook.

Course curriculum

    1. Welcome to the Course

    1. Video

    2. Practice Intervention

    1. Evaluation (Required)

    2. Quiz (Required)

About this course

  • Free
  • 5 lessons
  • 0.5 hours of video content

This Course is Available Free of Charge