Chill Out!: Play Therapy Strategies to Cope with Big Feelings
Participants will learn different play therapy activities to help clients calm down their thoughts and nervous system when experiencing intense emotions (or BIG FEELINGS). A majority of the workshop will be spent learning about different hands-on and virtual play therapy activities through demonstration and active participation. We will also discuss what populations and diagnoses the activities work best.
Demonstrate how to conduct at least 5 therapeutic activities to use in play therapy that help clients calm down and regulate.
Explain the importance of helping clients learn playful strategies to calm down in play therapy.
Identify the strengths and weaknesses of at least 5 therapeutic activities to use in play therapy that help clients calm down and regulate.
TWO CONTACT HOURS
falls under APT's primary instruction areas of "Play Therapy Skills or Methods"
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.