Lifespan Development in Play Therapy
October 2 - October 3$35 - $400
Play Therapist should have knowledge of the lifespan applications of play therapy. This class will increase the therapist’s self-awareness, and knowledge about working with children and families from different ages and stages of life and develop additional clinical skills.
1.Explain the importance of knowing development throughout the lifespan and play themes that are common in the different stages of development.
2.Analyze 2 or more stages of development and how they impact play therapy clients- observing the different characteristics of the individual.
3.Describe lifespan development theories and identify 3 or more play therapy techniques to use with specific age groups.
4.Describe and utilize knowledge of lifespan development in working with play therapy clients and identify 3 or more ways it’s impact can be used in explaining them importance of the knowledge of different stages of development.
5.Compare 2 or more ways how play may look like for children with delayed development.
6.Demonstrate 3 or more play therapy techniques and applications to use with clients in different stages of development.
7.Describe 2 or more theoretical approaches to lifespan development that can be used working with children using play therapy
8.Describe ways to develop a competent practice, build sensitivity and knowledge for all stages of life.
9.Build awareness of how to integrate specific techniques with children age 0-5, and school age children using play therapy.
Training 1:00 PM to 9:00 PM (15 minute breaks at 2:45 PM and 7 PM, 30 minute break at 4:45 PM)
Training 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM (15 minute breaks at 10:30 AM and 3:30 PM, 1 hour break at 12:30 PM)
*Must be present the whole training, no partial credit given. Cancellations received at least 5 days prior to schedule training are refundable less a $35 administration fee. Cancellations within 5 days prior to scheduled training or missed trainings (no shows) will not be given a refund. Play therapy credit may not be awarded to non-mental health professionals.