This workshop offers play therapy practices to address challenges associated with decreased levels of empathy and connectedness demonstrated by children. Using recent brain-based research, presenters will demonstrate methods to increase levels of empathy and self-regulation in children during the play therapy process.
Explain the role of brain circuitry in level of empathy and self-regulation.
List at least two methods to increase empathy in the playroom.
List at least two methods to increase self-regulation in the playroom.
List at least one method to assess children’s level of empathy.