Play Therapy with Abused Children August 9-10

Overview Using lecture, student practice sessions, instructor demonstration and teaching videotapes, this two-day course will integrate foundational child abuse theories with directive and nondirective play therapy methods to prepare play therapists to meet the unique needs of children and youth who have been physically, sexually and/or emotionally abused.

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Understanding and Treating Anxious Children June 25

Overview Anxiety is the most frequently occurring mental illness among children and adolescents. It includes Generalized Anxiety, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Separation Anxiety, Selective Mutism and Specific Phobias. This workshop will describe the most common anxiety disorders and how to assess for them. As they have both biological and behavioural components, the importance of working with… Continue reading Understanding and Treating Anxious Children June 25

Treating Disruptive Behaviour Disorders In a Play Therapy Setting June 21-22

Overview Disruptive Behaviour disorders (DBD’s) are the most common mental health problem among children. In addition to being one of the most common disorders it is also one of the most challenging to intervene with for a variety of reasons, including the prevalence of co-morbidity and level of associated issues such as disregulation, anti-social behaviour and… Continue reading Treating Disruptive Behaviour Disorders In a Play Therapy Setting June 21-22

Understanding Traumatized Children and Applying Play Therapy Tools In the Treatment of Trauma in Children June 17

Overview: Many children and adolescents are referred for therapy because they have experienced a traumatic event or a series of events. This workshop will define the various types of trauma including complex trauma and other disorders that may be trauma-based. It will provide an overview of trauma symptoms across the lifespan emphasizing the types of… Continue reading Understanding Traumatized Children and Applying Play Therapy Tools In the Treatment of Trauma in Children June 17

Brain Research & Child Dev. For Play Therapists June 16th

Overview: This one day course explores current theories and research on brain development with a focus on common presenting problems encountered by play therapists, such as attachment problems, neglect and trauma exposure. This course will investigate the influence of “play” on the brain and consequently the “healing of children” within all models of play therapy. This overview of the… Continue reading Brain Research & Child Dev. For Play Therapists June 16th