From the dad with doubts to the mom with mixed emotions, not all parents are sold on the idea of play therapy. The resistant parent is a parent who may have questions, shame, or confusion about the process. This course explores how to encourage parental understanding of the power of play and why it’s a key step in helping children heal.
Working with Resistant Parents in Play Therapy
What: A 1-hour home study course dedicated to cultivating your relationship with parents/caregivers.
Where: Watch from anywhere, even your parent’s house!
When: You will have access to this course for 365 days from the date of purchase. Access to this course and its content will expire at that time.
Working with Resistant Parents in Play Therapy Learning Objectives:
- Examine what is really going on when a parent shows signs of resistance
- Discuss why it is important to understand the parent’s point of view and why the parent may be hesitant about the play therapy process
- Describe what it takes to keep a parent engaged throughout the play therapy process
CE Credit Hours: 1 CE Credit Hour, NBCC Content Areas: Counselor Professional Identity and Practice Issues, Counselor Professional Identity and Practice Issues
Synergetic Play Therapy Institute has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7450. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Synergetic Play Therapy Institute is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
Synergetic Play Therapy Institute is also an Approved Provider for the following associations:
*Australian Play Therapists Association (APTA) Approved Provider
*British Columbia Play Therapy Association (BCPTA) Approved Provider 23-01
Continuing education credit hours may be awarded to graduate-level counselors or students enrolled in a graduate-level mental health program. If you do not qualify for continuing education credit hours and would like to receive a certificate of completion for this course please contact the Institute directly.
Cost: $30 USD
Or, bundle this course with any 3 1-hour courses and save. Get all the details here: Buy a Bundle of 4 and Save!
If you are needing financial assistance or would like to make a donation to support other play therapists in being able to afford play therapy training, please visit the Synergetic Play Therapy Foundation website to learn more.
Presenter: Lisa Dion, LPC, RPT-S
Refund Policy: Fees are non-refundable, but are transferable to other courses. You will not receive CE credit hours for this course should you choose to transfer your enrollment to another course. Please contact the Institute should you have any questions or concerns.