Shootings, disasters, accidents…play therapists often assist survivors and indirectly exposed children following tragic events. Be prepared to respond by learning how to disclose tragic events to children and use play therapy coping/psychoeducation activities that correspond to Psychological First Aid modules.
Identify the US best -practice standard protocol for crisis intervention following disasters and terrorism
Identify at least three play therapy techniques corresponding to modules in the protocol identified above
Describe three steps play therapists can use when disclosing tragedy to play therapy clients or mass-scale disaster survivors