This workshop presents a unique model for implementing Child-Centered play therapy (CCPT) groups to improve social skills and reduce disruptive behaviors. New empirical research demonstrating CCPT group effectiveness will be presented. Experiential activities and special attention to multicultural populations guarantee workshop fun!
Explain the rationale for using play therapy groups to improve social skills and decrease disruptive behaviors
Articulate pertinent research findings regarding the effectiveness of CCPT groups
Identify ways to incorporate the use of CCPT groups in private practice, agency, and/or school settings
List specific techniques that are useful when adapting group play therapy for multicultural populations