COMMON CHILDHOOD DIAGNOSES &

A COLLECTION OF PLAY THERAPY ACTIVITIES

THAT HELP TREAT THEM

SATURDAY, APRIL 25, 2020

9am-4pm

WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION

Introductory level play therapists will gain knowledge on common childhood mental health disorders and experientially explore ways to treat these disorders in play therapy during this half day workshop. The presentation starts with the attendees joining together with the presenter to make an extensive list of symptoms for the common diagnoses of Attention Deficit Disorder (ADHD), Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD), Autism spectrum disorders (ASD), and adjustment issues. Discussion will follow to examine the overlapping themes (such as lack of self-regulation, anger management issues, inattention, social skill problems, and coping skills). From that point on play therapy activities will be demonstrated for and conducted with attendees to explicate ways to help treat these common issues through play therapy. Activities will include....

  • feeling awareness and identification game

  • projective projects for assessment and to increase self-awareness

  • anger management activities

  • teaching social skills

  • relaxation techniques

 

Learning Objectives

  • Demonstrate increased assessment and diagnosis skills for common childhood diagnoses.

  • Explain how to appropriately pair play therapy techniques to presenting issues.

  • Explain the overlapping tendency for many of the diagnoses.

  • Observe demonstrations and practice creative and fun play therapy techniques.

 

SIX CONTACT HOURS

 

 

 

$150 

Fee includes 6 hour workshop, CEUs, snack, & handout materials.

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Workshop Agenda

8:45-9:00         Sign-In

9:00-10:30       Workshop

10:30-10:45     Break (snack provided)

10:45-12:00     Workshop

12:00-1:00        Lunch

1:00-2:30          Workshop

2:30-2:45          Break (snack provided)

2:45-4:00           Workshop

Workshop Agenda

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.     

 

​CANCELLATION & REFUND POLICY

  • All cancellations must be made 24 hours in advance. Participants will be given a credit towards a future training to be used within 2 years of the original training date (no cash refunds).

  • No shows or missed trainings will receive no refund or credit.  You may send another attendee in your place.

  • No partial CE credit is available.

  • All trainings are subject to sufficient registration.

  • Should the Michigan Play Therapy Training Academy need to cancel a training we will make every attempt to notify paid registrants in a timely manner.  All paid registrants will receive a full refund.

  • Michigan Play Therapy Training Academy only assumes liability for the registration portion of any training.  All other costs are the responsibility of the registrant.

CONTACT

LAURA HUTCHSION,

APT approved provider 15-407

FOR MORE INFO

ADDRESS

26105 Orchard Lake Rd, STE 207

​Farmington Hills, MI  48334

 

playdr@gmail.com

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