THE IMPORTANCE OF PLAY
& FOUNDATIONS OF PLAY THERAPY
This introductory level presentation will define play and discuss the importance of play on child development, social skills, and emotional regulation. From there it will outline what play therapy is and how to become a play therapist. In addition, it will cover the history of play therapy, including Axline's Principles of Play Therapy.
List at least 10 defining qualities of play.
Describe the importance of play on child development, social skills, and emotional regulation; and how these are essential pieces in play therapy.
Demonstrate the ability to explain play therapy to others.
Identify the key people and theories in the history of play therapy.
TWO CONTACT HOURS
falls under APT's primary instruction areas of "Play Therapy History" or "Play Therapy Seminal or Historically Significant Theories"
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 .
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.