Total CE Credit Hours: 13
Course Info URL: https://www.ce-credit.com/courses/10058
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About the Course:
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who provide services to or seek knowledge about a variety of play approaches that facilitate children’s healing. Whether unfamiliar or familiar with some of the concepts involved in this material, you can benefit from information in this course. Play therapy can be enormously beneficial to children facing a wide range of psychological problems and stressful life situations. This practical volume presents a variety of play approaches that facilitate children’s healing in a shorter time frame. Ideal for practitioners working within managed care, the book describes effective short-term methods for working with individual children, families, and groups. Chapters feature session-by-session guidelines and lively clinical illustrations that bring diverse techniques and theoretical orientations to life. Strategies are provided for addressing such difficulties as fears and phobias, grief, behavior problems, ADHD, and the effects of sexual abuse. Also covered are short-term interventions for teen parents and their children, children in divorced or adoptive families, and those whose families are affected by chronic illness.
This course is based on the book, Short-Term Play Therapy For Children created by Heidi Gerard Kaduson, Ph.D., and Charles E. Schaefer, Ph.D. , (Editors),
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After taking this course, you should be able to:
- to understand the theoretical framework underlying diverse short-term play therapies
- to become familiar with the range of short-term play therapy approaches for use with individuals, families, and groups
- to learn numerous techniques used in short-term interventions with children
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