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Essentials in Using Expressive Arts in Play Therapy
November 30, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm$90 – $145
This workshop is designed for the beginner as well as the advanced play therapist, school counselors, teachers, social workers, and anyone who works with children. Participants will gain beginning and advanced techniques in Play Therapy. Participants will also gain knowledge about integrating expressive art techniques into their current scope of practice. Participates will learn play therapy techniques that they can use with children immediately.
Jennie Wilson is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Registered Play Therapist Supervisor. In 2016 Jennie received the Katherine Boone Outstanding Play Therapist Award from the Missouri Association for Play Therapy. Jennie obtained her play therapy training through Mid America Nazarene’s Play Therapy Certificate Program. She has been trained in TFCBT, Theraplay, Autplay and recently completed EMDR training. Jennie is in private practice, and her clinical specialties include childhood and adolescent issues as well as educating other professionals in the field.
Early Bird Member (purchased before November 23rd): $110
Early Bird Non Member (purchased before November 23rd): $130
Student: $90 *with transcript
Non Member: $145
Identify the different modalities of expressive therapies used in a play therapy room
- Identify expressive therapy techniques or interventions at each developmental age level
Implement expressive therapy techniques or interventions with their clients in play therapy sessions
Explain how neurodevelopment is relevant to expressive arts and play therapy interventions. Participants will be able to articulate research supporting the use of expressive arts and play therapy
Demonstrate how to use expressive arts and play therapy in a group setting
Understand the importance of the therapeutic relationship with regards to the efficacy of using expressive techniques in play therapy sessions.
Identify ways to adapt some play therapy interventions for cultural sensitivity, through the expressive media chosen
Refunds will be given for paid continuing education training cancelled by MAPT and for when MAPT relocates training to another region of the state. For attendees who cancel 48 hours prior to the start of the training, a MAPT CREDIT will be provided to attendees for the amount paid, and can be used at a future MAPT training.
APT Provider Number: 08-223