2015 APT Annual Conference

W8 - Combining Art and Play Therapy for Short-Term Trauma Resolution in Childhood

Oct 7, 2015 4:30pm ‐ Oct 7, 2015 6:30pm

Credits: None available.

Standard: $39.00


This workshop will provide strategies for using the combined modalities of art and play therapy for short-term trauma resolution. A structured ten-week group therapy for treating trauma in childhood will be outlined with clear therapeutic goals for each group session.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the evidence-based rationale for using art in play therapy for the treatment of trauma.
  • Identify at least three of the essential components of using art in play therapy to assist children in creating and expressing a coherent narrative of traumatic experiences.
  • Articulate at least three therapeutic objectives for combining art and play therapy in the treatment of trauma including the potential benefits and/or limitations (e.g., ethical considerations).



  • 2.00 - CE Hours/Credits

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