2015 APT Annual Conference

W6 - 4-Steps to Successfully Terminate the Play Therapy Relationship

Oct 7, 2015 12:30pm ‐ Oct 7, 2015 4:00pm

Credits: None available.

Standard: $59.00


This workshop will teach Play Therapists 4-steps to end their therapeutic relationships in a planned and sensitive manner using play therapy interventions that build resilience and foster hope with youth of all ages, including high-risk adolescents.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the 4-steps of a successful termination so that the play therapy relationship ends in a planned, sensitive manner.
  • Utilize at least 12 creative, developmentally and culturally sensitive play therapy interventions that enhance resiliency and strengthen protective assets during termination with children and adolescents.
  • Integrate grief work, interpersonal neurobiology and trauma theory to cultivate a deeper understanding for how to leverage the ending of the play therapy relationship to bring healing to a traumatized client.



  • 3.00 - CE Hours/Credits

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