During this collaborative workshop 'play' as a healing voice for traumatized children around the world will be highlighted. Play therapy models and associated research will observe current and new directions for play therapy within Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas.
Compare past and current definitions of play
Describe how play creates a 'voice' for the child and family in the healing of trauma
Critique play research of trauma around the world
Describe play therapy models used for healing of trauma around the world