Working in the child abuse field creates unique challenges for play therapists. This workshop will explore applying trauma principles and emerging neuroscientific research into practice as well as trends for collaboration with protective services, law enforcement, and our legal system.
Discuss 1-2 strategies for applying play therapy in clinical work with abused and maltreated children.
Identify 1-2 core treatment components for treating abused and maltreated children.
Discuss 1-2 ways that play therapy can be utilized to access and reprocess traumatic experiences.
Discuss 1-2 variables that influence the welfare of victims who testify.
Define their scope of practice when working in the child abuse and maltreatment field.
Articulate 1-2 differences between play therapy intervention and forensic intervention.