Play Therapy - Practice of Play Therapy Skills and Working with Parents in Play Therapy
After observing a Play Therapy demonstration participants will practice Play Therapy skills learned thus far. This will be accomplished in a small group setting with participants role playing the child and Play Therapist. The instructor will give feedback.
The homework assignment for Dibs: In Search of Self will be reviewed and discussed.
Since parents are the most vital people in a child’s life, time will be spent discussing the concept of working with parents through Play Therapy.
At the conclusion of this class the participants will be able to demonstrate an understanding of:
- Current Play Therapy skills as observed by the instructor
- The importance of and techniques for working with parents in Play Therapy, as demonstrated by large group discussion
- A Play Therapy case study as demonstrated by large group discussion of Dibs: In Search of Self
Play Therapy tote bag is due today.
Assignment: Read Play Therapy by Terri Kottman. Write a two-page reflection paper giving a brief description/summary of each chapter. Include how this information may be used in your work setting. Email a copy to Cindy Hammonds at firstname.lastname@example.org Due: May 4th