2014 APT Annual Conference

S7 - "Terapia Ludica: Play Therapy for Spanish Speakers: A Bilingual Presentation"

Oct 11, 2014 1:30pm ‐ Oct 11, 2014 5:00pm

Credits: None available.

Standard: $59.00


This bilingual presentation is for play therapists who work with Spanish speaking clients. We will discuss general terminology in Spanish, interventions, cultural nuances and culturally relevant themes in play therapy. Participants will help develop a glossary of terms that will be helpful in communication with children and parents.

Esta ponencia bilingüe es para terapeutas que trabajan con pacientes hispanohablantes. Hablaremos de terminología en español, intervenciones, detalles culturales y temas pertinentes en la terapia de juego. Los participantes ayudarán a desarrollar un glosario de términos que asistirán en la comunicación con los niños y sus padres.

Learning Objectives:

  • List the terms and language relevant to play therapy in Spanish (A glossary of terms will be developed as part of the presentation and discussion).
  • Identify common “false cognates” many of us use when translating words literally.
  • Explain identify issues they have experienced due to misunderstanding of words or experiences clients have presented that led to poor interventions.



  • 3.00 - CE Hours/Credits

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