2013 APT Annual Conference

F5 - Crime and Play: Helping Therapists and Parents with Aggression in the Playroom

Oct 11, 2013 10:30am ‐ Oct 11, 2013 12:30pm

Credits: None available.

Standard: $39.00


This presentation addresses the importance of aggressive play. Therapists and parents face challenges when children play aggressively during child centered play therapy or Filial therapy sessions. This workshop is experiential and focuses on using role play as a training modality.

Learning Objectives:

  • List 4 needs expressed through aggressive play
  • Discuss the importance of aggressive play in Child Centered Play Therapy and Filial Therapy sessions
  • Demonstrate a three step limit setting procedure in play therapy
  • Describe their own reaction to aggression and how it affects their response to aggressive play



  • 2.00 - CE Hours/Credits

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