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

Profiles of Play: Assessing and Observing Structure and Process in Play Therapy


Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the importance of children's play activity and its role in child treatment.
  • Describe terms defining the components of play activity.
  • Explain a working model of play activity giving therapists a way to organize their observations and thinking about the components contributing to a child's play activity.
  • Select play components that can be applied to understanding specific clinical cases.
  • Describe Conflictual strategies in play activity.

Author(s):
Standard: $60.00

Sandplay: Therapy with Children and Families


Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify basic differences between sandtray and Jungian based sandplay therapy.
  • List the major milestones in the development of sandtray therapy.
  • Describe appropriate uses of sandplay therapy with children.
  • Describe appropriate uses of sandplay therapy with families.
  • Explain the differences in the major theoretical models that influence sandtray therapy with children and families.

Author(s):
Standard: $50.00

School-Based Play Therapy, Second Edition


Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Analyze the barriers of play therapy in school systems.
  • Discuss how to address barriers proactively in school systems.
  • Explain the process of assessing children in school systems with play-based tools.
  • Describe how prevention projects are effective.
  • Apply the application of play therapy to specific populations.
  • Critique the inclusion of parents in play therapy.
  • Discuss consideration of parental rights when using play therapy in the school setting.

Author(s):
Standard: $130.00

Short-Term Play Therapy for Children, Third Edition


Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify at least one key theoretical component of each of the therapy models described in the text.
  • Identify at least 5 intervention strategies detailed in the text.
  • Identify at least two models that are evidenced based.
  • Name at least 5 specific intervention techniques described in the text.

Author(s):
Standard: $100.00

Supervision Can Be Playful: Techniques for Child and Play Therapist Supervisors


Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss specific models of supervision that can be used with play therapist and child therapists.
  • Assess the distinct culture of childhood.
  • Supervise counselors who are working with children with special needs.
  • Explain the unique dynamics of the supervisor/supervisee relationship.
  • Utilize 3 new and creative ways of supervising play therapists and child therapists.
  • Integrate playful approaches to supervising counselors who work with children.
  • Recognize transference and counter transference in supervision.
  • Use supervision strategies that addresses the unique challenges of play and child therapists.

Author(s):
Standard: $80.00

Techniques-Techniques-Techniques: Play-Based Activities for Children, Adolescents, and Families


Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Define play therapy from a prescriptive approach.
  • Describe how to incorporate play-based activities into treatment with children, adolescents, and families.
  • Utilize specific play-based activities for assessment and engagement.
  • Demonstrate play-based activities for different clinical areas to utilize during the middle or working stage of treatment.
  • Use play-based activities for the termination stage of treatment.

Author(s):
Standard: $30.00

The Handbook of Gestalt Play Therapy: Practical Guidelines for Child Therapists


Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the theoretical basis of gestalt play therapy.
  • Analyze the gestalt play therapy process, in order to apply this during play therapy to children.
  • Demonstrate how to obtain knowledge and skills and different play techniques that can be implemented during the phases of gestalt play therapy.
  • Demonstrate how to obtain knowledge and skills on how to apply gestalt play therapy with children who are experiencing loss and trauma.
  • How are projective techniques used during gestalt play therapy.

Author(s):
Standard: $60.00

The Handbook of Group Play Therapy: How To Do It, How It Works, Whom It's Best For


Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explain the benefits and rationale for group play therapy with children.
  • Analyze critical factors to consider when creating a play therapy group.
  • Predict whom group play therapy is best for.
  • Describe familiar with the historical context/beginnings of group play therapy.
  • List major theoretical approaches to group play therapy.
  • Use a variety of group play therapy techniques.
  • Plan group play therapy techniques with purpose and intention.
  • Discuss group play therapy process and practice with special populations.

Author(s):
Standard: $100.00

The Interpersonal Neurobiology of Play: Brain-Building Interventions for Emotional Well-Being


Credits: None available.


This home study program informs the learner through the latest research in neuroscience about the important role of play, play therapy, and relationships in children’s growth and healing.  Clear explanation is provided of the neurobiology behind play and play therapy, and case examples are used to illustrate concepts in meaningful ways.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe in basic terms how interpersonal neurobiology informs play therapy practice.
  • Explain play and play therapy through neurobiological terms.
  • Discuss how interpersonal neurobiology connects theory to practice.
  • Articulate, through a neurobiological lens, the benefits of play and play therapy, to caregivers.

Author(s):
Standard: $50.00

The Therapeutic Powers of Play: 20 Core Agents of Change, Second Edition


Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe basic tenants of play therapy.
  • Identify 20 ways of how play therapy works.
  • Explain theoretical backgrounds and empirical studies that support 20 agents of change.
  • Apply 20 agents of change to clinical vignettes.
  • Describe specific strategies and techniques for each change agent.

Author(s):
Standard: $90.00