2013 APT Annual Conference

S5 - The Art of Dying in the Play Room

Oct 12, 2013 8:30am ‐ Oct 12, 2013 11:30am

Credits: None available.

Standard: $59.00


Aggression and death are a part of play therapy, but how they relate to neuro-biology and how to make them therapeutic is the real skill. Learn the art of sword, gun and bop bag play from a brain-based perspective.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe how to facilitate aggressive play in the play therapy process without increasing or promoting aggression 2
  • Discuss how to use techniques to enhance your sword fighting and bog bag play in your play therapy sessions 3
  • Explain how to keep yourself regulated in the midst of intense play/trauma play and death in the play room 4
  • Describe the connection between aggressive and death play as it relates to the child's nervous system



  • 3.00 - CE Hours/Credits

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