This home study program informs the learner through the latest research in neuroscience about the important role of play, play therapy, and relationships in children’s growth and healing. Clear explanation is provided of the neurobiology behind play and play therapy, and case examples are used to illustrate concepts in meaningful ways. Learning Objectives:
Describe in basic terms how interpersonal neurobiology informs play therapy practice.
Explain play and play therapy through neurobiological terms.
Discuss how interpersonal neurobiology connects theory to practice.
Articulate, through a neurobiological lens, the benefits of play and play therapy, to caregivers.