Understanding Children’s Moods & Behaviors: A Neurobiological Perspective

Grab a front-row seat and explore why kids do the things they do! This course offers a deeper understanding of children’s behaviors as we dive into the details of neuroscience and learn how the different states of the nervous system show up in and out of the playroom and classroom. Learn how the brain processes information and how to teach emotional regulation.

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What:  A video course to watch at your convenience.

When: You decide. (And you’ll have lifetime access!)

Where: Watch from the playroom, the playground, and anywhere else!

What You’ll Learn … Understanding Children’s Moods and Behaviors: A Neurobiological Perspective objectives:

  • Participants will be able to identify how the brain processes information, activates the different states of the nervous system and the impact this has on childrens’ behaviors in play and academic settings
  • Participants will understand the role they play in teaching children self-regulation
  • Participants will learn how the environment contributes to a child’s ability to self-regulate during play and school

Credits: 3 APT Non-Contact CE Credits*

*Synergetic Play Therapy Institute, APT Approved Provider 09-264**
*Australian Play Therapists Association (APTA) Approved Provider
*British Columbia Play Therapy Association (BCPTA) Approved Provider

**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: $90.00 (USD)

Instructor: Lisa Dion, LPC, RPT-S

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.

Additional information

Pricing Options

Student Pricing: $45, Professional Pricing $60


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