2013 APT Annual Conference

TH4 - Culture, Metaphor, and Play: Finding Resilience Through the Storms

Oct 10, 2013 8:30am ‐ Oct 10, 2013 11:30am

Credits: None available.

Standard: $59.00


Areas of trauma and attachment often overlooked are the impact "historical oppression" on healing children, adolescents, and families. This experiential play therapy workshop will provide participants with a socio-cultural lens through which to develop and utilize metaphors and play into their practice.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify two cultural values from Hawaiian culture
  • Describe how to use cultural values to create a collage
  • Create a storytelling metaphor that can be used with children and adolescents dealing with Historical trauma thru play therapy
  • Learn one cultural StoryCraft, play therapy technique that can promote family healing



  • 3.00 - CE Hours/Credits

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