Date: January 25th
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (with a 1 hour break for lunch)
Location: Wholesome Healing (770 Ritchie Hwy Suite W-15, Severna Park, MD 21146)
Presented by: Dr. Jodi Mullen PhD LMHC RPT-S
CEs: 6 contact CEs
Mental health and educational professionals who work with children can significantly
benefit from training in play therapy. The most basic skills in play therapy can improve rapport and subsequently relationships with children (professional AND personal). In this workshop participants will learn basic play therapy skills to engage children (from infancy through the elementary grades) in play therapy. Developmental and cultural issues relevant to this population will be addressed and many practical and dynamic interventions will be demonstrated.
By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:
1) Identify three ways to use play therapy with children; 2) Replicate play therapy techniquessuitable for children; 3) Use beginning play therapy skills to address the developmental andemotional needs of children 4) Accurately identify feelings in children 5) Explain the culture of childhood as it relates to Play Therapy, 6) Describe the play therapy approach with children.
Continuing Education: 6 CEs
Integrative Mental Health Counseling Services, PLLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. Our provider number is MHC-0085. Continuing education credits are free for licensed mental health counselors.
Integrative Mental Health Counseling Services, PLLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers: Our provider number is SW-0308. Continuing education credits are free for social workers.
Integrative Counseling Services, PLLC is approved by The Association for Play Therapy to offer continuing education specific to play therapy. APT approved provider number: 06-168. Integrative Counseling Services, PLLC maintains responsibility for the program.