This workshop will teach essential perspectives and skills for conducting family therapy sessions effectively with and without children in play therapy. It will teach how to overcome challenging issues, design effective theoretically-guided interventions and to determine when to conduct individual vs. family sessions.
Describe essential concepts and perspectives needed to effectively use play therapy with families
and how to apply these in actual practice situations.
Explain how to use at least three theoretically-guided family therapy interventions and describe
the goals and desired systemic impact of each.
Identify challenging clinical issues and ethical concerns in conducting sessions with children and
families and describe how to manage these effectively in play therapy