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.
NBCC. The Association for Play Therapy (APT) has
been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider,
ACEP No. 5636. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly
identified. APT is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
APT. The Association for Play
Therapy (APT) offers continuing education specific to play therapy. APT
Approved Provider 95-100 maintains responsibility for the program.
Describe at least six guideposts for nurturing a resilient mindset
Identify the eight therapeutic mechanisms of Rutter (1999) in their application to Play Therapy (Seymour, 2014) and note their relationship to resilience-based therapy.
Define resilience-based treatment elements that are particularly important when providing therapy to persons who have experienced significant life trauma as an individual and/or in the context of surviving mass trauma.
Describe at least three special factors that impact the provision of resilience- based therapy in a school setting.
Share at least one person’s experience of resilience-based Play Therapy (i.e., one of the case presentations in the book) and share how this inspired them in their own clinical work.
Identify the unique characteristics and needs of adolescents in treatment and identify play therapy techniques to effectively meet those needs.
Explain the rationale for and advantages of using play therapy with adolescent clients, and will learn some of the special considerations for the use of this modality when working with this population.
Identify strategies for utilizing play therapy to establish trust and build therapeutic relationships with adolescent clients.
Describe strategies for adapting play therapy approaches typically utilized with younger children such as Theraplay and Filial Therapy, to provide a developmentally appropriate approach to therapy with adolescents.
Identify play therapy approaches and playful therapeutic techniques that have been found to be useful for working with adolescents. This includes review of historical and theoretical foundations as well as practical applications.
Describe the use of play therapy and some specific approaches with adolescents in specific populations, such as those in foster care or those diagnosed with eating disorders.
Identify the unique benefits of both directive and non-directive play therapy approaches with adolescents and describe specific adolescent populations or issues that might warrant one approach over another.