Understanding Posttraumatic Play in Play Therapy with Young Children
Pre-recorded webinar presented by Stephanie Williams, MSW, LCSW, RPT-S
2 APT NON-CONTACT CE Hours, APT Approved Provider 15-432
2 Non-contact self-study CE hours by the Missouri State Committee for Social Workers
For those working on their RPT - this training counts toward 2 hours of skills and methods
Young children often struggle to put their difficult life experiences into words. Play therapy can be a powerful tool to use with these children. This presentation will look at a specific type of play called “posttraumatic play” that can occur and how to work with this in play therapy sessions.
- Describe the characteristics of posttraumatic play and how it is different than "typical play" in play therapy.
- Explain the differences between dynamic and toxic posttraumatic play in play therapy.
- Describe techniques for intervening in toxic posttraumatic play in play therapy.
Hour 1 Characteristics of posttraumatic play
Hour 2 Dynamic and toxic posttraumatic play; techniques
End of webinar Completion of Evaluation and post-test
***Upon submission of your registration and payment, a link to watch the pre-recorded webinar will be emailed to you within 24 hours. In order to receive CE credit, the webinar must be watched in its entirety. Access to the webinar will expire on 10/31/2021. An evaluation and post-test with a passing score of 70% must be completed in order to receive CE credit. Retakes will be given for those who do not pass the test.
Play therapy credit will not be awarded to non-mental health professionals.
Registration Fee: $30