2013 APT Annual Conference

TH9 - Incorporating Family Play Therapy in Treating Children and Adolescents with Autism Disorders

Oct 10, 2013 4:30pm ‐ Oct 10, 2013 6:30pm

Credits: None available.

Standard: $39.00


This presentation focuses on family play therapy approaches that work well with treating autism disorders. Dimensions of family play therapy that are most effective in treating autism will be demonstrated including a parent training component and directive play based interventions.

Learning Objectives:

  • Incorporate family play therapy into their treatment for autism disorders
  • Identify three play based interventions to use in family play therapy with autism disorders
  • Implement a parent training component into their work with families dealing with autism issues
  • Describe how family play therapy can help improve skill development for children and adolescents with autism disorders



  • 2.00 - CE Hours/Credits

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