Directive Play Therapy Techniques with the Family: Fun and Effective Pathways to Achieve Goals

ID: 5286WEB

Directive play therapy which includes caregivers and other family members can be a highly effective treatment for children and adolescents. Through fun and often multi-sensory activities, clients build coping skills and develop the ability to express feelings and improve on a wide range of presenting issues. In this webinar, participants will learn to engage the child, caregiver, and family, in a variety of directive play therapy techniques including game play therapy, cognitive behavioral play therapy, use of creative arts, bibliotherapy, and playful role play among others. Challenges highlighted will include social skills impairment, emotion dysregulation, anger management, low self-esteem and more. Applications to teletherapy will be provided. [Elective for Child/Adolescent Mental Health Certificate Program]

Fee: $60.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 3.0 Clinical

Instructor: Anne Marie Ramos, LCSW, RPT-S
Date: Wednesday, April 24, 2024
Time: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm ET
Location: Live Interactive Online Webinar

Target Audience

Social Workers and Allied Health Professionals

Content Level

Beginner - Advanced

Webinar Completion Requirements

To earn CE credit, social workers must log in at the scheduled time, attend the entire course and complete an online course evaluation. Certificates of completion will be emailed within 10 business days of course completion.

System Requirements

  • Operating Systems: Windows XP or higher, MacOS 9 or higher, Android 4.0 or higher
  • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 9.0 or higher, Google Chrome, Firefox 10.0 or higher
  • Broadband Internet connection: Cable, High-speed DSL & any other medium that is internet accessible.

About the Instructor

Anne Marie M Ramos, LCSW, RPT-S, has worked for over 40 years as a clinical social worker and a clinical supervisor for families and children. She also has an extensive background in play therapy and is a Registered Play therapist – Supervisor through the association for Play Therapy. Through her outpatient work in mental health and other community settings as well as exploring current research she found that incorporating caregivers in a dynamic way in treatment sessions improved client outcomes and satisfaction and reduced premature client termination.

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