Complex trauma can be overt/covert and is typically ongoing/repetitive. As such complex trauma should be addressed, in stages, with Neurobiologically-Informed Play Therapy that includes building on safety and security of caregivers and community, being developmentally sensitive, and addressing affective-behavioral dysregulation.
Conceptualize what is meant by "neurobiologically-informed" play therapy.
Describe the characteristics of complex and/or developmental trauma and be able to identify the neurobiological
changes associated with complex trauma.
Discuss the components of evidence based, relationally-focused, play therapy and incorporate aspects of these
treatments into their play therapy practice.
Assess the level and type of complex trauma caused by varying types and duration of trauma.
Determine a play therapy treatment course of action (frequency & length), based on assessment results, to address
the complex trauma.
Develop play therapy treatment plans that address the issues arising from complex trauma.