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AutPlay Therapy Certification Training

August 26, 2016 @ 8:30 am - August 27, 2016 @ 6:00 pm

$100 – $450

Instructor/Workshop Presenter:

Robert Jason Grant Ed.D, LPC, RPT-S, CAS



$450 for 2 Day Intensive (16 CE Hrs)



This is a two day intensive training that combines Level I and Level II Certification requirements. This training focuses on teaching the AutPlay Therapy treatment approach, a Play Therapy and Behavioral Therapy based approach to working with children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder, neurodevelopmental disorders, and other developmental disabilities. An overview of autism and other developmental disabilities will be presented. The tenants of AutPlay Therapy will be presented including the four component areas of AutPlay and the sequence/phases of treatment. Parent training, group work, and research will be highlighted. Intake and assessment protocols will be presented with case examples. AutPlay foundations of Play Therapy and Behavioral Therapy will be covered and several directive Play Therapy techniques will be demonstrated. Experiential case conceptualization and treatment planning will be presented. Established play based autism treatments will be reviewed as well as current play therapy approaches that have been effective in treating autism and other developmental disabilities.


Learning Objectives:

1) Participants will become Level II Certified AutPlay Therapy Providers

2) Participants will learn all components of AutPlay including: Conducting an AutPlay Therapy session, information about Autism Disorders, Play Therapy techniques related to AutPlay Therapy, screening instruments, treatment planning, and other adjunct play based Autism treatments

3) Participants will learn about established autism treatments specifically treatments that are play based and that easily align with AutPlay Therapy

4) Participants will gain several resources related to autism and play therapy.


Continuing Education:

This training is approved for 16 CE hrs applicable to the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), the Association for Play Therapy (APT), and IBCCES (Certified Autism Specialist and Autism Certificate). Attendees wishing to receive NBCC, APT, or IBCCES continuing education hours must meet the guidelines established by these organizations. This training is relevant for Registered Play Therapists, Licensed Counselors, Licensed Social Workers, Licensed Psychologists, School Counselors, Certified Counselors, and other Mental Health Professionals.


August 26, 2016 @ 8:30 am
August 27, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
$100 – $450
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Youth in Need
1815 Boone’s Lick Road
Saint Charles, 63301 United States
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