This course gives details about several aspects of play therapy. Topics include:
- Interpreting Children's Verbalizations in Play Therapy
- The Oppositional Therapist: The Power of Paradox
- Too Good to Be True? EMDR
- Play and the Traumatized Child
- Comparing Natural vs. Symptomatic Play
- Using CBPT with an Encopretic Child
- Friend or Foe? Therapist as Classroom Consultant
- Short-Term Ego-Oriented Play Therapy
- Psychotherapy in the Home: Wrap-around Services
- A Skills Approach to Treating Childhood Depression
- Age-Related Indicators of Possible Depression
The program is available in a PDF format only.
Target audience: Psychologists, mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, social workers, addiction counselors, nurses
This CE course is designated as intermediate.
Laura Slap-Shelton, PsyD, is a licensed psychologist specializing in neuropsychological and psychological evaluations, psychotherapy with children, and cognitive remediation. The Senior Editor of The Child Therapy News, she is also a consultant to Brighton Place in Chalfont, PA, and Eugenia Hospital in Lafayette Hill, PA. As clinical supervisor of the community skills program at Counseling and Rehabilitation, Inc in Wyomissing, PA, Dr. Slap-Shelton supervises counselors working with head injury patients. The co-author of Take a Deep Breath: The Kids Play-Away Stress Book and The Schema in Clinical Psychoanalysis, she has published numerous articles on various topics in psychoanalysis.
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Upon completing this program, participants should be able to
- Discuss the use of play therapy, paradoxical techniques, EMDR,
cognitive behavior play therapy, and wrap-around services in treating children;
- Describe the use of play therapy with traumatized children.