Let's Play! 

with Lynn Louise Wonders

Come join us while we learn playful techniques to be better prepared for some difficult situations including understand neurobiology through play, interventions to help address ADHD symptoms, and playful support for high conflict divorce cases!

WHERE:

REGISTRATION RATES

Now online! 

Due to travel and health restrictions, we are bringing our conference to your office or living room!

WHEN:

Understanding a Child's Brain Through Play Therapy:

$65 - Live Event

Play Therapy with ADHD Diagnosis:

$65 - Live Event

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

$125 - Live Event (2 Days)

Thursday March 26th, 2020

5:00 - 8:00 pm     Understanding a Child's Brain Through Play Therapy

Friday, March 27th, 2020

1:00 - 4:00 pm     Play Therapy with ADHD diagnosis

Thursday April 2nd, 2020

5:00 - 8:00 pm     Navigating the Play Therapy Process with High Conflict Custody & Divorce Cases (Part 1)

Friday, April 3rd, 2020

1:00 - 4:00 pm     Navigating the Play Therapy Process with High Conflict Custody & Divorce Cases (Part 2)

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. 

CEU DETAILS:

Each training session will offer 3 CEUs approved by NM Counseling and Therapy Practice Board and the Association for Play Therapy.

*If you attend the live webinar presentation and complete the quiz to ensure attendance, APT will honor these CEUs as contact/live for this one event only. If you watch the recorded session, your CEUs will be counted as distance/non-contact by APT. 

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.

CANCELLATION POLICY:

Cancellation is available until March 13th, 2020 minus a $25 administrative fee. No refunds after March 13th.

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We understand that the change in format and schedule may not fit in with your schedule, especially given recent closures, however wer are hopeful that many of you will be able to join us live and enjoy a dynamic presentation from Lynn! Or at the very least, we will have some recorded trainings to help fill up your time during the next three weeks!

If this format does not work for you, at all, please know that we are happy to put your registration as credit towards one of our next two trainings! 

 

Neurodiversity and Play Therapy

with Katie Bassiri

September 19, 2020 in Las Cruces

 

Lego® in Play Therapy AND Play Therapy Interventions for Dysregulated Clients

with Sophia Ansari

April 16 & 17, 2021 in Albuquerque

If you would like for us to put your registration towards one of the above trainings, please let us know by March 23rd. If your circumstances require a refund, please contact the board at board@nmapt.org.

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

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