2018 APT Annual Conference

F-3 - Responding to Tragedy and Mass-Scale Disaster with Play Therapy

Oct 5, 2018 10:00am ‐ Oct 5, 2018 12:30pm

Credits: None available.

Standard: $39.00


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.

Learning Objectives:

  • 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



  • 2.50 - CE Hours/Credits

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