Two Days of Play! 

with Lynn Louise Wonders

That's right!! Lynn Louise Wonders is spending two full days with us!

Come join us while we learn playful techniques to understand neurobiology through play, interventions to help address ADHD symptoms, and playful support for high conflict divorce cases!

WHERE:

EARLY BIRD PRICING:

Embassy Suites by Hilton

1000 Woodward Pl NE, Albuquerque, NM 87102

WHEN:

Available until February 28, 2020

NMAPT/APT Member:

$150 - Full Event

$90 - One Day

Non-Member:

$165 - Full Event

$115 - One Day

Friday, April 3, 2019

9:00 - 12:00 Understanding a Child's Brain Through Play Therapy

1:30 - 4:30 Play Therapy with ADHD diagnosis

Saturday, April 4, 2019

9:00 - 5:00 Navigating the Play Therapy Process with High Conflict Custody & Divorce Cases

DETAILS:

Lynn is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Registered Play Therapist- Supervisor and Certified Professional Counselor Supervisor. She has been providing psychotherapy services for children and families since 2001 and providing play therapy training, supervision and professional consultation since 2010. Lynn is trained as a Child Specialist in Collaborative Family Law and worked as a family law paralegal in her first career after college. She has provided expert witness testimony in numerous family litigation cases and has served as family therapist, reunification therapist and child therapist in her private practice since 2007. Lynn is the author of When Parents Are at War: A Child Therapist's Guide to Navigating High Conflict Divorce & Custody Cases and she provides case consultation for therapists on this topic throughout the United States and beyond. 

DETAILS:

Each day will offer 6 CEUs approved by NM Counseling and Therapy Practice Board and the Association for Play Therapy.

OBJECTIVES:

Understanding a Child's Brain Through Play Therapy

After taking this training, participants will be able to achieve the following learning objectives:

  1. Describe the basics of brain development and brain function in babies, toddlers and young children.

  2. List 3 easy play-based models for providing essential psycho-education to children, their parents and teachers in order to provide easy understanding of why a child may be struggling with behavioral concerns or emotional “melt-downs.”

  3. Explain how to utilize both CCPT and facilitative play therapy to gain an understanding of what the child is experiencing and how that might be connected to brain development and functioning.

OBJECTIVES:

Play Therapy with ADHD Diagnosis

After taking this training, participants will be able to achieve the following learning objectives:

  1. Define the clinical definition of ADHD and identify the symptoms in child clients. 

  2. Describe differentiating diagnoses and identify what other issues ADHD symptoms may point toward important to recognize in the context of delivering play therapy services 

  3. Describe how to utilize play therapy interventions to assist clients with ADHD or ADHD symptoms using at least 10 facilitative play-based techniques.

OBJECTIVES:

Navigating the Play Therapy Process with High Conflict Custody & Divorce Cases

After taking this training, participants will be able to achieve the following learning objectives:

  1. Describe how to efficiently screen for red and yellow flags during the initial play therapy intake for the vital information that might otherwise be withheld.

  2. Define and differentiate the appropriate role a therapist providing play therapy observes in a case involving a custody dispute apart from other roles such as that of a custody evaluator.

  3. Name 3 elements of the process of setting and maintaining clear boundaries with parents in order to protect the integrity of the play therapy process.

  4. Define concepts of alienation, polarization and loyalty conflict.

  5. Identify elements of alienation, polarization and loyalty conflict and describe how to manage the therapeutic process with the child in play therapy and the parents when these elements have been identified.

  6. Describe how to ethically document, communicate with attorneys and guardians ad litem and be prepared for court testimony if needed.

PO Box 91331 | Albuquerque, NM 87199 | board@nmapt.org

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