The workshop is designed to provide play therapists with a foundation for understanding basic neurobiology, neurotransmitters, and how medications impact play therapy. Play therapist will be introduced to neurotransmitter pathways and brain areas involved in medication effects and subsequent behaviors.
Describe basic neurobiology, neurotransmitters, and the site of medication effect
Identify different types of psychopharmacological agents and their mechanisms of action
Identify how the beneficial effects of medications may facilitate play therapy
Utilize play therapy techniques to compensate for the side effects of medications