When working with sexually abused children, and/or children who engage in problematic sexual behavior, a host of difficult content lies before us. Come learn a variety of play therapy games that aid in accomplishing sex-related treatment goals with developmental nuance.
Describe the typology of treatments for children who have been sexually abused with and without reactive sexual behavior and for children with problematic sexual behavior with/without documented abuse history.
List five play therapy games used to help children and families define body boundaries.
Describe four play therapy mediums that can assist sexually abused children in creating their trauma narratives.
Describe five play therapy games that help clients identify cognitive distortions and rehearse replacement self-talk.
Explain three play therapy interventions that target the amplification of child's voice in body safety/recovery work.
Explain what is meant by "containment" as it relates to the role of the therapist in working with children with sexual abuse histories.