Applying Play Therapy Tools In the Treatment of Trauma in Children June 17
This workshop provides an overview of treatment for traumatized children and adolescents. It includes an indepth exploration of at the various types of play that traumatized children engage in, trans-theoretical stages of trauma therapy and at exposure; one of the essential elements of trauma therapy. It will highlight evidence based models such trauma-focused cognitive behaviour therapy (Cohen, Mannarino & Deblinger) for type one traumas, the Attachment, Self Regulation and Competency model (Blaustein & Kinnibergh) for complex traum and how they can be adapted to play therapy.
There are other emerging models that have a developing evidence base will also be explored