2015 APT Annual Conference

S6 - Adapting Popular Games into Play Therapy Techniques

Oct 10, 2015 10:00am ‐ Oct 10, 2015 12:30pm

Credits: None available.

Standard: $59.00


Many popular games for children and adults can be adapted into play therapy techniques. Common games such as UnO, checkers, Jenga,hopscotch can be modified for therapeutic benefit . This presentation will focus on numerous creative ways to modify such games.

Learning Objectives:

  • List six purposes of adapting popular games to play therapy techniques.
  • Adapt at least 15 popular games into play therapy techniques.
  • Identify appropriate populations for use of such play therapy adaptations.



  • 2.50 - CE Hours/Credits

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