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Workshop Title: Play Therapy 101

Facilitator(s): Ebony Hutchinson LCSW, RPT 

Training Date: August 10, 2024

Training Time: 9:00 am-4:30 pm CST

Location: The Community Reach - 3751 Pennridge Dr Ste 119 Bridgeton MO 63044

APT Continuing Education Hours: 6.0

Play Therapy Primary Areas: 3 hours history, 3 hours seminal/historical theories


Workshop Description:

Many play therapists enter into the speciality with a lot of questions. This workshop is here to answer all of them! Participants will explore the foundations of play therapy and its application across the lifespan. Recommended toys and materials for the playroom will also be discussed, along with some important cultural considerations. Additionally, time will be spent discussing the play therapy certification process and the use of play therapy in a variety of clinical settings. 


Learning Objectives: 

  • List the qualities of a culturally competent play therapist 

  • Analyze the therapeutic powers of play

  • Describe key play therapy terms

  • Identify play therapy interventions to use with children across the lifespan 

  • Assess different ways to implement mobile play therapy

  • Explain teleplay techniques to implement in a virtual setting

Play Therapy 101 - St. Louis

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