Play Therapy Book Tests


Earn non-contact continuing education credit by completing tests based upon play therapy books available. Books must be purchased prior to completing online tests.

  • Price includes CE test only.

 


Sessions

A Handbook of Play Therapy with Aggressive Children


Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • List at least three specific anger modulation strategies.
  • Describe three specific ways to counter devaluation.
  • List three specific strategies to address the hidden losses suffered by many aggressive and violent children.
  • Explain clinical considerations regarding contained trauma re-enactments.
  • Discuss common countertransference feelings aroused in work with aggressive children.
  • List the two tracks of the Play Therapy Decision Grid.
  • Use techniques to access the inner world of the child.
  • Describe at least 5 specific strategies to work through termination issues.

Author(s):
Standard: $80.00

A Manual of Dynamic Play Therapy: Helping Things Fall Apart, the Paradox of Play


Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explain the paradox of play.
  • Describe various play materials that support the therapeutic healing of aggression in play.
  • Critique dynamic play therapy and how the falling apart of the play can lead to profound healing in a child.
  • Discuss the importance of symbols in play.

Author(s):
Standard: $40.00

Advanced Play Therapy: Essential Conditions, Knowledge, and Skills for Child Practice


Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recite when, why and how to set limits for children in a play room.
  • Describe key characteristics of effective play therapists.
  • Explain the historical and religious influences upon the nature and development of play.
  • Discuss the various stages of child development from the perspectives of leaders in the field.
  • Compare play therapy practice in schools to play therapy in community settings.
  • Describe the five properties of play.
  • Identify common themes in play therapy.

Author(s):
Standard: $80.00

Animal Assisted Play Therapy


Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the historical and theoretical background of Animal Assisted Play Therapy and animal types and characteristics most often utilized
  • Address common misconceptions regarding the use of animals in therapeutic settings
  • Identify the training requirements/ethical considerations required to become an Animal Assisted Play Therapist
  • Develop an understanding of the unique characteristics which define and structure the therapist/animal relationship
  • Identify how AAPT is beneficial with culturally diverse populations for assisting with child, adult and family constellation and needs
  • Identify non-directive and directive Play Therapy interventions most commonly used in AAPT

Author(s):
Standard: $100.00

Applications of Family and Group Theraplay


Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Present an overview of the main tenants of Theraplay.
  • Explain applications of Theraplay to a wide variety of populations including those coming from cross cultural contexts.
  • Describe case studies illustrating the beginning, middle and end sessions of Theraplay.
  • Discuss modifications of Theraplay integrating other treatment modalities.
  • Illustrate family and group Theraplay formats as a way of enhancing parent/child attachments.
  • Describe the sequential nature of brain development.
  • Compare traditional play therapies with Theraplay.

Author(s):
Standard: $80.00

Child-Centered Play Therapy


Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explain the background and relevance of CCPT.
  • Discuss CCPT Techniques and playroom logistics.
  • Describe how to appropriately involve parents and school personnel.
  • Recite the appropriate ways to handle and document touch in CCPT.
  • Discuss studies which show empirical support for CCPT and FT.

Author(s):
Standard: $60.00

Child-Centered Play Therapy: A Practical Guide to Developing Therapeutic Relationships with Children


Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify Axline's eight CCPT principles
  • List the 3 steps in setting therapeutic limits.
  • Discuss the four types of questions children may ask in play therapy sessions and whether or not and how to respond to them.
  • Identify the criteria for selecting toys to include in the playroom.
  • Identify the criteria for selecting toys to include in the playroom.
  • Discuss the importance of the therapeutic relationships with children
  • Identify the ""ideal therapist qualities"" for a therapist using CCPT

Author(s):
Standard: $100.00

Cognitive-Behavioral Play Therapy


Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recite how CBPT can be used with preschool and early school age children.
  • Describe the developmental issues inherent in integrating CBT and play therapy.
  • Discuss how cognitive and behavioral interventions can be integrated into play therapy.
  • List the similarities and differences between CBPT and more traditional play therapies.
  • Explain the importance of generalization, relapse prevention and planned termination in CBPT.

Author(s):
Standard: $70.00

Counseling Children and Adolescents through Grief and Loss


Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the multiple and varied losses experienced by children and adolescents.
  • Identify cognitive, emotional and behavioral responses to loss in children and adolescents.
  • Explain the secondary and intangible losses experienced by children and adolescents.
  • Select healing interventions that are well suited to the developmental and cultural status of children and adolescents who are grieving or have experienced loss.
  • Deconstruct primary losses so that secondary and intangible losses can be addressed in counseling.

Author(s):
Standard: $60.00

Cultural Issues in Play Therapy


Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • List the necessary steps to go from building sensitivity to developing competence in working across cultures.
  • Discuss the universality, as well as diversity, of play across cultures.
  • Describe the relationship between culture and children's artistic expression and the impact of culture on art therapy with children.
  • Explain the unique frame of play therapy associated with major cultural groups.
  • Describe the importance of understanding cultural issues of privacy, trust, and beliefs when treating families from various cultures.

Author(s):
Standard: $50.00