2022 COURSE SCHEDULE
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​COME PLAY AND LEARN!

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!

Register for

trainings individually

or as a bundle

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Bootcamp 1

(13 trainings, 34 CEs) - $650

Bootcamp 2

(13 trainings, 31 CEs) - $550

BOTH BOOTCAMPS:

All  26 trainings  a total of 65 contact hours = $1200

2 hour workshops  are $40,

3 hour workshops are $60

 

BOOTCAMP 1  

One week with

 13 trainings with 34 contact training hours for APT

(you can sign up for the whole camp ... or just take the ones you want)

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

                          The Basics

monday

5/9/2022         10am-12pm               The Importance of Play & Foundations of Play Therapy (2 contact hours)

5/9/2022         1pm-4pm                  Play Therapy Sample Platter: Overview of the Models (3 contact hours)

5/9/2022         4:30pm-6:30pm       Play Therapy Experience: Connections to Childhood (2 contact hours, 1 non contact)

tuesday

5/10/2022       9am-12pm               Working with Families in Play Therapy (3 contact hours)

5/10/2022       1pm-4pm                 Non-Directive Play Therapy Skills (3 contact hours)

5/10/2022        4:30pm-6:30pm    Setting Up a Play Therapy Space (2 contact hours)

wednesday

5/11/2022       10am-12pm            Intro to Family Play Therapy Models (2 contact hours)    

5/11/2022       1pm-4pm                Intro to Adlerian Play Therapy (3 contact hours)

5/112022        4:30pm-6:30pm      Intro to Sandtray Play Therapy (2 contact hours)

       Case Conceptualization/Assessment

thursday

5/12/2022     9am-11pm                Development & Identity in Play Therapy (2 contact hours)

5/12/2022      12pm-2pm                  Lifestyle Assessment (Adlerian Play Therapy Case Conceptualization) (2 contact hours)

5/12/2022      2:30pm-4:30pm         Family Assessment in Play Therapy (2 contact hours)

friday

5/13/2022     9am-4pm                    Sensory Systems, Polyvagal Theory, & Co-Regulation in Play Therapy (6 contact hours)

BOOTCAMP 2  

One week with

 13 trainings with 31 contact training hours for APT

(you can sign up for the whole camp ... or just take the ones you want)

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

                        Interventions

monday

6/6/2022     10am-12pm                Creating Virtual Play Rooms (2 contact hours)              

6/6/2022     1pm-4pm                   Self-Concept: Helping Kids Learn about themselves in Play Therapy (3 contact hours)

6/6/2022     4:30m-6:30pm          Why Can't We Be Friends?: Social Skills in Play Therapy (2 contact hours)

tuesday

6/7/2022    10am-12pm                Helping Kids with Angry Feelings through Play Therapy (2 contact hours)

6/7/2022     1pm-4pm                   Feeling Activities: Emotional Identification and Regulation in Play Therapy (3 contact hours)

6/7/2022    4:30pm-6:30pm         Worry Wonders: Play Therapy to Tame Anxiety (2 contact hours)

wednesday

6/8/2022    10am-12pm                  Confidence Corner: Helping Kids Raise their Self-Esteem through Play Therapy (2 contact hours)

6/8/2022    1pm-4pm                     Playful Supervision: Using Play Therapy in Supervision (3 contact hours)

6/8/2022  4:30pm-6:30pm            Chill Out!: Play Therapy Strategies to Cope with Big Feelings (2 contact hours)

                     ... and more!

thursday

6/9/2022  9am-11am                       Greatest Mistakes in Play Therapy (2 hours)

6/9/2022   12pm-2pm                     Battling Burnout: Effective Moments in Play Therapy (2 hours)

6/9/2022  2:30pm-6:30pm            Game On: Using & Creating Games in Play Therapy (4 hours)

friday

6/10/2022  9am-4pm                    Putting It All Together: Conceptualization & Treatment Planning (6 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