Using Games in Play Therapy

From a stroll through the Lollipop woods of Candyland to a fight over the Thimble in Monopoly, games are part of childhood. In the playroom, certain games are more commonly used than others. How do we use chess as a pawn in our therapeutic healing? How can we call on checkers to check on the child’s state of regulation?  What does a game tell us about a child’s emotional world? This webinar explores these questions and more!

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What: A 1-hour course dedicated to checkers, chess, and Milton Bradley.

Where: Watch from anywhere, even Gum Drop Mountain!

What You’ll Learn … Using Games In Play Therapy Objectives:

  • Explore clues to assess the emotional age of the child playing a game in a play therapy session
  • Discuss how to understand what the child is trying to tell the therapist through the use of games in play therapy
  • Describe why looking at “how” a child uses a game is the most important part of games in play therapy

Credits: 1 APT Non-Contact CE Credit*

*Synergetic Play Therapy Institute, APT Approved Provider 09-264.  For an understanding of which credits can be used towards your RPT or continuing education, please contact APT for the most updated requirements. Also, please note that play therapy credit may not be awarded to non-mental health professionals.

Cost: $25 (USD)

Or, if you’d like – bundle this course with any 3 additional courses and save. Get all the details here: Buy a Bundle of 4 and Save!

Instructor: Lisa Dion, LPC, RPT-S

Audio, Webinar and Video Refund Policy: Fees are non-refundable, but are transferable to other courses. If you are dissatisfied with the course, you may request a transfer of funds to another course or book study. You will not receive CE credits for the original course you signed up for.

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