Growing Up in Play Therapy @ Vancouver
Feb 3 all-day
Growing Up in Play Therapy @ Vancouver

Registration details coming soon! 

Join us as we go back in time and revisit the early developmental stages of human development and how it impacts the play therapy process. During this six-hour workshop you will learn to recognize each stage within your child client and yourself, so that you can begin to assess a child’s emotional age versus their chronological age. Knowing this information is a crucial part of understanding what type of intervention to make and how to conceptualize what is happening for the child. Participants will also gain a better understanding on how to track a child’s progress and how to identify empowerment in the play therapy process, so that they can feel more confident communicating this information to the child’s parents and teachers. Case studies, videos and experiential exercises will be used to integrate this information into the play therapy process. Play Therapy Institute of Colorado – Home of Synergetic Play Therapy Founder Lisa Dion, LPC, RPT-S, will be teaching this course.

Workshop Objectives:

  • Understand the various developmental stages that a child goes through and how they show up in the playroom;
  • Understand “The Synergetic Play Therapy Curve” as a way of tracking a child’s progress in play therapy;
  • Understand at least four clues that help assess a child’s emotional age versus their chronological age.

APT Approved Provider 09-264