2018 APT Annual Conference

W-12 - Using Child-Centered Group Play Therapy to Address Social/Behavioral Skills

Oct 3, 2018 4:30pm ‐ Oct 3, 2018 6:30pm

Credits: None available.

Standard: $29.00


This interactive workshop addresses the effectiveness of Child-Centered Group Play Therapy (CCGPT) for addressing social skills and behavioral impairments. Participants will explore the benefits of group play therapy to better understand play behaviors and improve social and behavioral well being.

Learning Objectives:

  • Adapt skills for use with group play therapy explaining the special considerations needed to effectively employ this intervention in a variety of therapeutic settings in a culturally competent manner
  • Describe the typical issues and play themes of Child-Centered Group Play Therapy and how to address them with children in the playroom
  • Identify strategies that explain to parents, teachers and other consultants how the group play therapy model benefits children with regards to goals, progress and behavior change outside of the playroom.



  • 2.00 - CE Hours/Credits

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