2013 APT Annual Conference

F2 - Tackling Touchy Subjects: Play Paves the Way

Oct 11, 2013 10:30am ‐ Oct 11, 2013 5:30pm

Credits: None available.

Standard: $99.00


Just one touchy subject will be tackled in this workshop: sex. More specifically, sexual abuse recovery work, sexual behavior problems, sex education, sex play, sexting, and pornography will all be addressed through the facilitative medium of play therapy.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe what is meant by "containment" of sexually thematic material
  • List three play therapy interventions that help in sex education
  • Describe the role of perpetrator symbols and self-objects in play-based sexual abuse recovery work
  • Identify the difference in play therapy treatment approaches for two types of children with sexual behavior problems
  • Identify five cognitive behavioral play therapy interventions that assist clients in structuring and practicing cognitive replacement statements for false beliefs
  • List three expressive therapy mediums that allow for extra-linguistic narrative work



  • 5.00 - CE Hours/Credits

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