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

Therapeutic Engagement of Children and Adolescents: Play, Symbol, Drawing, and Storytelling Strategies


Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Compile child-friendly techniques to engage hard-to-reach children and adolescents.
  • Create play therapy strategies for making meaningful connections with distant and disconnected children.
  • Apply a range of therapeutic strategies to reach children and adolescents who are not verbally expressive, including play, symbol, drawing and storytelling strategies.
  • Describe specific strategies to address specific therapeutic goals.
  • Explain key themes in child and adolescent play therapy and strategies to address these themes.

Author(s):
Standard: $40.00

Touch in Child Counseling and Play Therapy: An Ethical and Clinical Guide


Credits: None available.

Author(s):
Standard: $60.00

Understanding and Treating the Aggression of Children: Fawns in Gorilla Suits


Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • List specific developmental failures and invisible emotional wounds in aggressive children.
  • Analyze various forms of grief reactions both acknowledged and unacknowledged.
  • Describe key neurobiological influences on aggressive behavior.
  • Discuss the difference between mature and non-mature defenses and ways to develop them.
  • Write a range of empirically supported treatment programs for aggressive and violent children.
  • Describe how events experienced before the development of language, remain active influences throughout our lives.

Author(s):
Standard: $70.00

Using Superheroes in Counseling and Play Therapy


Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the relationship between fantasy, fantasy play and metaphor and their role in play therapy.
  • Explain the relationship between the superhero myth and the classical hero.
  • Discuss the foundation for the use of superheroes in play therapy.
  • Identify the play therapy-based elements of the superhero myth.
  • List at least 3 ways that superheroes can be used for problem exploration and treatment in play therapy.
  • Explain the use of superheroes for play-based treatment with unique clinical populations.
  • Recognize the limitations of using superheroes in play therapy.

Author(s):
Standard: $80.00

Windows to Our Children: A Gestalt Therapy Approach to Children and Adolscents

Expiration Date: Mar 1, 2019

Credits: None available.

Please be advised that in an effort to stay current with learning material, this test will no longer be available after Friday, March 1, 2019. Should you have any questions, please contact the APT office. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Explain the unique aspects of therapeutic work with children using a Gestalt framework.
  • Demonstrate the basic foundations that are necessary in the therapeutic work with children.
  • Apply and distinguish at least four projective techniques suited to child/adolescent clients.
  • Utilize the projective work using drawing, clay, sandplay puppets and enactment in the therapeutic process.
  • Critique and delineate concepts and approaches pertaining to specific problem behaviors.
  • Describe Immaginative Play.
  • Explain how Role Playing is used in Gestalt Play Therapy.

Author(s):
Standard: $80.00

Written Paths to Healing: Education and Jungian Child Counseling


Credits: None available.

Learning Objectives:

  • Utilize psychological concepts that create an environment and structure for therapeutic writing and healing to occur.
  • Describe how to create a safe and protected space for working with writing activities in order to resolve conflicting thoughts, feelings, and actions.
  • Explain how writing activities help maintain a balance between inner material and outer worlds.
  • Discuss how writing activities encourage personal growth and enrich interior development.
  • Develop a repertoire of written activities that can be adapted to both individual and group formats.
  • Identify the psychological relationship between written and drawn content.

Author(s):
Standard: $70.00