NJASP

New Jersey Association of School Psychologists

Healing The Hurting Child The Necessary Dimension of Child-Centered Play Therapy

  • Friday, October 26, 2012
  • New Jersey City University Jersey City, NJ (GSUB Multipurpose Room B)

This workshop will focus on the perceptual world of the child, the dynamic elements of the relationship that facilitate the play therapy process, structuring the relationship in the playroom, “reading” themes in children’s play, the four healing messages needed by a child who is hurting, child-centered play therapy skills, helping children develop self-control and self-responsibility, the ACT model of therapeutic limit setting, the language of facilitating change in children, and guidelines for selecting appropriate toys and materials.Workshop activi-ties include spontaneous demonstrations by Dr. Landreth dealing with specific problems in the play therapy experience, skill building exercises, and critque of video tapes of Dr. Landreth’s play therapy sessions. Work-shop activities will include spontaneous demonstrations by Dr. Landreth dealing with specific problems in the play therapy experience, skill-building exercises, and critique of video tapes of Dr. Landreth’s play therapy sessions.
Registration is $65.00 until October 12 and $75.00 afterwards; student registration is $45 until
October 12 and $55.00 afterwards. Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are available from the
Association for Play Therapy, National Board for Certified Counselors, and the National Association of School Psychologist (NASP)
To register for the workshop or for further information visit
http://www.njcu.edu/playtherapy  or contact Janette Rodriguez, at (201) 200-3400 or  jrodriguez46@njcu.edu


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