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Friday, June 2, 2023

A Time for Play: Integrative Practice of Play Therapy

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Friday, June 2, 2023
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Event Schedule

1:00-2:00 PM: Integrative Play Therapy Approaches

2:00-3:00 PM: Integrative Play Therapy Process and Skills

3:00-4:00 PM: Case Presentation and Termination

Wrap-up, Review, & Post-Test

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Event Overview

Integrative Practice of Play Therapy

This continuing education event teaches participants a theoretical framework for integrating different Play Therapy theories and skills into a coherent practice approach. Participants will  review core Play Therapy theories and use self-reflection skills to monitor treatment progress and adjust orientation as necessary to achieve treatment  goals. Training will be live and in-person only. Completion of a Post-Test and Evaluation are required for participants to earn APT Approved Play Therapy CE hours. Download full course details.

Learning Objectives  

At the end of this workshop, the learner will be able to:    

  1. Discuss strategies for integrating Play Therapy theories and approaches into treatment with intention
  2. Identify signs that a change of Play Therapy approach or treatment approach may be warranted or necessary
  3. Plan for how to change theoretical direction with coherent rationale to achieve child treatment goals
  4. Discuss termination process and techniques for effective terminations
Primary Areas (Hours) of Focus Instruction:
  • Play Therapy History:  0
  • Play Therapy Seminal Theories: 1
  • Play Therapy Skills & Methods: 2
  • Play Therapy Special Topics: 0
  • Play Therapy Culture & Diversity: 0
  • TOTAL: 3
Terms & Conditions:
  • Alexander JFS reserves the right to cancel any of these training in the event of unforeseen circumstances. If such a cancellation occurs, Alexander JFS will attempt to notify registrants and offer an alternative training opportunity or refund all registration fees.
  • Registration refunds must be requested at least 48 hours prior to the class date and only 75% of the purchase price will be refunded.
  • Registration refunds will NOT be made to parties who register but do not attend or do not contact the organizer 24 hours in advance.
  • Participants requiring accommodations must submit a medical professional’s note specifying the required accommodations to PlayTherapyTraining@alexanderjfs.org a minimum of 7 days prior to any training for which they have registered.

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Credentialing Process:

For questions regarding the credentialing process please refer to the APT Credentialing Standards for the Registered Play Therapist by the Association for Play Therapy. Please check the website regularly for updates to the credentialing requirements and process.

It is the responsibility of the participant to review and follow the instructions and guidelines of Association for Play Therapy to apply for and attain all requirements for Registered Play Therapist credential. Alexander JFS is not responsible for completing the credentialing applications of participants and cannot guarantee that participant’s applications will be approved.

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Steven L. Parks, LCSW-S, MBA, RPT-S
Steven Parks
Steven L. Parks, LCSW-S, MBA, RPT-S
Steven L. Parks is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Board Approved Supervisor and serves the Graduate College of Social Work as a full-time lecturing faculty professor at the University of Houston, Graduate College of Social Work.

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The Alexander JFS A Time for Play Therapy Training Series is a curriculum of interactive and introductory level Play Therapy specific continuing education events.
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