2022 COURSE SCHEDULE
Friday Trainings Series
​COME PLAY AND LEARN!

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The Michigan Play Therapy Training Academy offers workshops on a variety of play therapy topics.  These 2022 workshops are ALL ONLINE AND LIVE.  Sign up for one workshop ... or a whole series. Register for what works best for YOU.

Due to COVID-19 health concerns, these one-time, online events have been approved by APT for a total of 65 hrs CONTACT CE Hours (APT approved provider 15-407).

The training will follow APT's guidelines for current training conditions ... which means the workshop will be live and interactive, there will be no more than 40 participants, cameras must be kept on, and each workshop will include a post-test for attendees that must be taken and passed to earn the contact hours within 2 weeks of the training.

If you are just starting to learn about play therapy it is recommended that you start at the beginning of the series, as some workshops build upon each other.  However it is not required to attend the workshops sequentially.

 

 All trainings are taught by Laura Hutchison, PsyD, LP, RPT/S 

 

all workshops are ONLINE, LIVE, and in Eastern Standard Time

for more details about each training, click on the title!

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Fridays

The Basics

(10 trainings, 24 CEs) - $450

Case Conceptualization/Assessment

 (4 trainings, 12 CEs) - $225

Interventions

(8 trainings, 20 CEs) - $375

& more 

(4 trainings, 13 CEs) - $250

All  26 trainings (12 Fridays), a total of 68 contact hours = $1200

* a $100 savings! *

2 hour workshops  are $40,

3 hour workshops are $60

 

Friday Training Series  

12 Fridays during January through May

 26 trainings with 68 contact training hours for APT

(click on the course name for full description & learning objectives)

                          The Basics

1/14/2022         10am-12pm               The Importance of Play & Foundations of Play Therapy (2 contact hours)

1/14/2022         1pm-3pm                  Play Therapy Experience: Connections to Childhood (2 contact hours, 1 non contact)

1/21/2022         9am-12pm                 Play Therapy Sample Platter: Overview of the Models (3 contact hours)

1/21/2022        1pm-3pm                 Setting Up a Play Therapy Space (2 contact hours)

1/21/2022        4pm-6pm                Creating Virtual Play Rooms (2 contact hours)

1/28/2022       9am-12pm               Working with Families in Play Therapy (3 contact hours)

1/28/2022       1pm-4pm                 Non-Directive Play Therapy Skills (3 contact hours)

2/4/2022        9am-12pm               Intro to Adlerian Play Therapy (3 contact hours)

2/4/2022        1pm-3pm                 Intro to Family Play Therapy Models (2 contact hours)

2/4/2022        4pm-6pm                Intro to Sandtray Play Therapy (2 contact hours)

       Case Conceptualization/Assessment

2/11/2022     10am-12pm               Development & Identity in Play Therapy (2 contact hours)

2/11/2022      1pm-3pm                     Lifestyle Assessment (Adlerian Play Therapy Case Conceptualization ) (2 contact hours)

2/11/2022      4pm-6pm                     Family Assessment in Play Therapy (2 contact hours)

2/18/2022     9am-4pm                    Sensory Systems, Polyvagal Theory, & Co-Regulation in Play Therapy (6 contact hours)

                          Interventions

3/4/2022     9am-12pm                  Self-Concept: Helping Kids Learn about themselves in Play Therapy (3 contact hours)

3/4/2022     1pm-4pm                    Feeling Activities: Emotional Identification and Regulation in Play Therapy (3 contact hours)

3/11/2022    10am-12pm                Helping Kids with Angry Feelings through Play Therapy (2 contact hours)

3/11/2022    1pm-3pm                   Worry Wonders: Play Therapy to Tame Anxiety (2 contact hours)

3/11/2022    4pm-6pm                  Confidence Corner: Helping Kids Raise their Self-Esteem through Play Therapy (2 contact hours)

3/18/2022   9am-11am                 Why Can't We Be Friends?: Social Skills in Play Therapy (2 contact hours)

3/18/2022  12pm-2pm                 Chill Out!: Play Therapy Strategies to Cope with Big Feelings (2 contact hours)

3/18/2022  2:30pm-6:30pm        Game On: Using & Creating Games in Play Therapy (4 hours)

                     ... and more!

4/22/2022  9am-4pm        Putting It All Together: Play Therapy Treatment Planning (6 hours)

4/29/2022  10am-12pm     Greatest Mistakes in Play Therapy (2 hours)

4/29/2022   1pm-3pm       Battling Burnout: Effective Moments in Play Therapy (2 hours)

5/6/2022 9am-12pm         Play Therapy Supervision (3 hours)

Continuing Education for Play Therapy

The Michigan Play Therapy Training Academy is  approved by the Association for Play Therapy to sponsor continuing education specific to play therapy and  maintains responsibility for the program.  APT Approved Provider 15-407.  

Full attendance is  required.   Continuing education verification is handed out to participants following the training.   If you have questions regarding continuing education, learning objectives, agenda, grievance issues please contact Laura Hutchison at playdr@gmail.com.     

 

The Michigan Play Therapy Training Academy offers workshops on a variety of play therapy topics.  These 2021 workshops are ALL ONLINE AND LIVE.  Sign up for one workshop ... or a whole series. Register for what works best for YOU.

Due to COVID-19 health concerns, these one-time, online events have been approved by APT for a total of 57 hrs CONTACT CE Hours (APT approved provider 15-407).

The training will follow APT's guidelines for current training conditions ... which means the workshop will be live and interactive, there will be no more than 40 participants, and each workshop will include a post-test for attendees that must be taken and passed to earn the contact hours within 2 weeks of the training.

If you are just starting to learn about play therapy it is recommended that you start at the beginning of the series, as some workshops build upon each other.  However it is not required to attend the workshops sequentially.

 

 All trainings are taught by Laura Hutchison, PsyD, LP, RPT/S