2012 APT Annual Conference

SU1 - Understanding How Neurobiology, Neurotransmitters, and Medications Impact Play Therapy

Oct 14, 2012 9:00am ‐ Oct 14, 2012 4:00pm

Credits: None available.

Standard: $99.00


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.

Learning Objectives:

  • 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



  • 6.00 - CE Hours/Credits

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