AutPlay Therapy is facilitated by parent company Robert Jason Grant Ed.D. All trainings are offered at the Robert Jason Grant Ed.D AutPlay Therapy Clinic in Springfield, Missouri (unless otherwise indicated).

Continuing Education:
Robert Jason Grant Ed.D is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP is solely responsible for all aspects of the program. NBCC provider #6595. Most trainings are approved for NBCC continuing education, but each individual training listing should be reviewed to identify the type and amount of continuing education offered. Visit nbcc.org to learn more about NBCC.

Robert Jason Grant Ed.D is an APT Approved Provider #12-318 for continuing education. Most trainings are approved for APT continuing education, but each individual training listing should be reviewed to identify the type and amount of continuing education offered. Visit a4pt.org to learn more about APT (Association for Play Therapy).

Robert Jason Grant Ed.D is a Certified Training Partner for IBCCES (International Board for Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards) #CE159432, offering continuing education for the Certified Autism Specialist and Autism Certificate credentials. Most trainings are approved for IBCCES continuing education, but each individual training listing should be reviewed to identify the type and amount of continuing education offered.

Want to become a Certified Autism Specialist? Click here to learn more about this IBCCES credential and receive 20% off the credentialing cost.

Robert Jason Grant Ed.D trainings are approved for continuing education for most state licensure requirements for Licensed Counselors and Social Workers. Participants should check with their state licensing boards for verification.

To register for a training, simply pay online with PayPal (we accept credit cards through a secure PayPal transaction. You do not need a PayPal account to use a credit card and pay online through PayPal), or call our office 417-755-9042, or print, complete, and mail the Product Order Form with payment to our office.

Robert Jason Grant Ed.D AutPlay Therapy Clinic
2407 S. Campbell
Springfield, MO. 65807
(p) 417-755-9042 (f) 855-425-0096

Cancellation Policy: Registration for trainings may be cancelled with a full refund up to 24 hours after registration/payment has been made. Registrations cancelled after that time will not receive a refund but participants may obtain credit for a future training.

We facilitate trainings around the country and internationally. If you would like to inquire about having us speaking at your conference, workshop, or seminar, please contact us by phone or [email protected]

We also provide online (non-contact) trainings. Visit our online trainings page to see a full list of online/home study trainings we offer!

Using Sandtrays with Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder (Live Webinar)

Instructor: Robert Jason Grant Ed.D, LPC, RPT-S, ACAS
Date: January 22nd 2021, 9:00am – Noon (Live Webinar)
CE Hrs: 3 contact APT Approved Provider #12-318, Certified Training Partner for IBCCES #CE159432 (Limited participants to allow for APT contact hours).
Price: $50
Register:

Description:
Using sandtrays with autistic children can be a rewarding and challenging process. Professionals must understand the special considerations and various nuances when working with autistic children in the sandtray. This training explores how to use traditional Sandtray Therapy methodology and unconventional methods to help children with autism whos needs include connection and engagement, regulation and sensory processing, and social navigation. Special considerations will be covered, sand alternatives will be explored, and research and limitations will be presented. Participants will learn interventions that can be implemented with autistic children.

Learning Objectives:
1) Define what typically works and does not work for children with autism when using sandtrays.
2) Describe special considerations when attempting sandtray work with children with autism.
3) List at least two engagement and connection interventions using the sandtray.
4) List at least two social skill interventions using the sandtray.

AutPlay Therapy: Introduction and Foundations (Live Webinar)

Instructor: Robert Jason Grant Ed.D, LPC, RPT-S, ACAS
Date: January 29th, 2021 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Live Webinar)
CE Hrs: Visit the UAPT website for details
Sponsored by the Utah Association for Play Therapy
Register: Utah Association for Play Therapy

AutPlay Therapy Certification Training (Live Webinar)

Instructor: Robert Jason Grant Ed.D, LPC, RPT-S, ACAS
CE Hrs: 2 Day Intensive (12 Contact CE Hrs, 4 Non-Contact CE Hrs) APT Approved Provider 12-318, Certified Training Partner for IBCCES #CE159432 (Limited participants to allow for APT contact hours). Also, 12 CE Hrs – NBCC provider #6595
Date: Friday March 5th and Saturday March 6th, 2021, 9:00am – 4:00pm each day
Location: Live Webinar
Required Reading: AutPlay® Therapy for Children and Adolescents on the Autism Spectrum: A Behavioral Play-Based Approach by Robert Jason Grant
Description and Learning Objectives: AutPlay Description and Learning Objectives Webinar Version
Cost: $450

AutPlay Therapy Certification Training (Tulsa, Oklahoma)

Instructor: Robert Jason Grant Ed.D, LPC, RPT-S, ACAS
2 Day Intensive (14 Contact CE Hrs, 2 Non-Contact CE Hrs)
April 9th and 10th, 2021, 8:00am – 5:00pm
Location: Northeastern State University, Broken Arrow, OK.
Required Reading: AutPlay Therapy for Children and Adolescents on the Autism Spectrum: A Behavioral Play-Based Approach by Robert Jason Grant
Description and Learning Objectives: AutPlay Description and Learning Objectives
Registration and Cost: Dawson Counseling and Play Therapy

The Autism Friendly Therapist (Live Webinar)

Presenter: Robert Jason Grant Ed.D, LPC, RPT-S, ACAS
Date: April 29th, 2021 6-9pm CST (USA), April 30th, 2021 9am -Noon AEST (Australia)
Host: Sydney Center for Creative Change
Registration: Sydney Center for Creative Change 

Dynamic Playrooms: Movement Interventions in Play Therapy (Live Webinar)

Presenter: Robert Jason Grant Ed.D, LPC, RPT-S, ACAS
Date: May 28th, 2021 6-9pm CST (USA), May 29th, 2021 9am -Noon AEST (Australia)
Host: Sydney Center for Creative Change
Registration: Sydney Center for Creative Change 

AutPlay Therapy Certification Training (Marshalltown, Iowa)

Instructor: Dr. Patricia Gilbaugh, Ph.D, LISW, RPT-S, CAS
2 Day Intensive (14 Contact CE Hrs, 2 Non-Contact CE Hrs)
Thursday July 15th and Friday July 16th, 2021, 8:30am – 5:30pm
Location: Marshalltown, Iowa (Iowa Valley Community College)
Required Reading: AutPlay Therapy for Children and Adolescents on the Autism Spectrum: A Behavioral Play-Based Approach by Robert Jason Grant
Description and Learning Objectives: AutPlay Description and Learning Objectives
NOTE: Due to Covid 19 concerns, the number of participants may be limited and safety measures will be implemented for this training. 
Registration and Cost: $475

AutPlay Therapy Certification Training (Chicago, Illinois)

Instructor: Tracy Turner-Bumberry LPC, RPT-S, CAS
2 Day Intensive (14 Contact CE Hrs, 2 Non-Contact CE Hrs)
Friday July 30th and Saturday July 31st, 2021, 8:30am – 5:00pm
Location:15 Spinning Wheel Road, Hinsdale, IL 60521
Required Reading: AutPlay Therapy for Children and Adolescents on the Autism Spectrum: A Behavioral Play-Based Approach by Robert Jason Grant
Description and Learning Objectives: AutPlay Description and Learning Objectives
Registration and Cost: Play Therapy Toolbox

AutPlay Therapy Certification Training

CE Hrs: 16 non-contact APT Approved Provider #12-318, Certified Training Partner for IBCCES #CE159432
Cost: $450
Participants complete the training online through the Jennifer Taylor Play Therapy Online Training Site. Click the link below to read more about the online training process and to register for the training. If you have any questions please let us know.
Registration and Information: 
Mental Health Professionals or Students Click Below:
AutPlay Therapy Certification Training – Mental Health Information and Registration

Non-Mental Health Professionals Click Below:
AutPlay Therapy Certification Training – Non-Mental Health Information and Registration

Description:
This is an intensive certification training that focuses on teaching the AutPlay Therapy protocol, an integrative family play therapy  approach to working with children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder, neurodevelopmental disorders, and other developmental disabilities. AutPlay Therapy emphasizes a neurodiverse approach and harnesses the therapeutic powers of play to help address issues common for autistic children and their families. This training presents an overview of autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders. How to build relationship and assess (utilizing several AutPlay inventories) for target goal areas is covered along with parent and child co-change agent processes. Goal areas of connection, emotional regulation, and social navigation are described with example play therapy interventions for each area. The three progressive phases are presented (intake and assessment, structured play interventions, and termination).

Parent/family/child involvement is explained with protocol for working with parents and children as partners in the process. The AutPlay Therapy Follow Me Approach is explained which details how to work with children with little to no engagement and attunement ability creating special play times to improve connection and relationship development. Additional components such as theoretical underpinnings, understanding dysregulation, improving regulation ability, research, and case examples are covered.  Several play therapy interventions are explained and demonstrated through session video clips. Experiential experiences are presented, and case conceptualization and planning are discussed.

To complete this training, participants are required to read the book AutPlay Therapy for Children and Adolescents on the Autism Spectrum when completing this training. Additionally, participants will read through the PowerPoint, complete experiential activities, and need access to YouTube to complete this training

Learning Objectives:
1) Explain autism spectrum disorder and other neurodevelopmental disorders.
2) Describe the components of AutPlay Therapy including: conducting an AutPlay Therapy session, theoretical underpinnings, phases of treatment, assessment and screening instruments, and goal planning.
3) Describe the three common primary and three secondary target areas of  AutPlay Therapy.
4) Identify several structured play therapy interventions to use for addressing target areas.
5) Discuss how to involve parents and other family members as co-change agents (partners).
6) Describe the AutPlay model of dysregulation
7) Identify play therapy interventions to address dysregulation issues.
8) Implement the AutPlay Follow Me Approach, designed for children with limited engagement and attunement ability.
9) Describe how to work with parents in implementing AutPlay Follow Me play times at home.
10)  Explain research and evidence based practices in AutPlay Therapy.
11) Outline the theoretical underpinnings of AutPlay, including seminal play therapy theories and other integrated methods.
12) Identify at least 6 AutPlay interventions to increase experiential knowledge.

Continuing Education for Mental Health Professionals: 
16 CE Hrs. This certification is appropriate for Registered Play Therapists, Licensed Counselors, Licensed Social Workers, Licensed Psychologists, School Counselors, Certified Counselors, and other Mental Health Professionals. This training is approved for 16 non-contact CE Hrs by the Association for Play Therapy and IBCCES (Certified Autism Specialist and Autism Certificate Credentials).

Continuing Education for Other Professionals:
This training is approved for 16 non-contact CE Hrs applicable to IBCCES (Certified Autism Specialist and Autism Certificate). Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Pathologists, Special Education Teachers, and other professionals in case management, education, and medical fields working with children and adolescents with autism and related conditions can complete the AutPlay training and receive certification status but will not receive Play Therapy (APT) continuing education hours.

Play Therapy Interventions for Children & Adolescents with Autism & other Neurodevelopmental Disorders (non-contact/correspondence training)

CE Hrs: 8 non-contact APT Approved Provider #12-318, Certified Training Partner for IBCCES #CE159432
Price: $95.00
Participants complete the training online through the Jennifer Taylor Play Therapy Online Training Site. Click the link below to read more about the online training process and to register for the training. If you have any questions please let us know.
Registration and Information: Play Therapy Interventions for Autism and other Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Description:
Interventions, interventions and more interventions! If you are looking for play interventions to use with children with ASD and other neurodevelopmental disorders this is the correspondence training for you! This training focuses on Play Therapy approaches and techniques that work well with treating autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders. A general overview of autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders will be provided. How Play Therapy can be a viable treatment approach for autism is also reviewed. Special considerations in using Play Therapy and in creating directive techniques will be covered. Several directive Play Therapy techniques will covered, special considerations when using play therapy with neurodevelopmental disorders will be presented, and strategies for developing play therapy interventions will be discussed. This training includes copies of the Play Based Interventions for Autism Spectrum Disorder and Other Developmental Disabilities book. This correspondence training is completed from home but includes an interactive/experiential component where participants are asked to complete exercises which are returned along with their post exam. Complete this informative and interactive correspondence training at your own pace, gain CE Hours, and enhance your therapy skills.

Learning Objectives:
1) Implement play therapy approaches to treat neurodevelopmental disorders including autism spectrum disorder and ADHD.
2) Identify evidence supported play therapy approaches for working with children and adolescents affected by neurodevelopmental disorders.
3) Describe several structured play therapy interventions for children and adolescents affected by neurodevelopmental disorders.
4) Describe special considerations when implementing play therapy approaches with children with neurodevelopmental disorders.
5) Explain how to design a play therapy intervention and playroom set up when implementing play therapy with children with autism.
6) Outline the most common neurodevelopmental disorders as defined by the DSM V.
7) Discuss parent involvement as an evidence based practice when working with children with neurodevelopmental disorders.
8) Identify play therapy approaches that incorporate parents and family members as change agents.

Continuing Education for Mental Health Professionals:
8 CE hrs. This training is appropriate for: Registered Play Therapists, Licensed Professional Counselors, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Licensed Psychologists, and School Counselors, students pursing a mental health degree or license, and any other mental health professional. This training is approved for 8 CE Hrs by the Association for Play Therapy and IBCCES (Certified Autism Specialist and Autism Certificate).

Autism and Trauma: AutPlay Therapy and Beyond

CE Hrs: 6 non-contact APT Approved Provider #12-318, Certified Training Partner for IBCCES #CE159432
Price: $75
Participants complete the training online through the Jennifer Taylor Play Therapy Online Training Site. Click the link below to read more about the online training process and to register for the training. If you have any questions please let us know.
Registration and Information: Autism and Trauma: AutPlay Therapy and Beyond

Description:
This training will explore the unique manifestations of trauma in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). How to use AutPlay Therapy (a play therapy approach) to address trauma issues and how to integrate and adapt other evidence-based trauma approaches for children with autism will be covered. Research related to trauma and autism and play therapy and trauma approaches will be highlighted. Trauma will be discussed from two perspectives: a traditional view of trauma impact and autism as a trauma response. Participants will also learn about and engage in experiential play therapy techniques to address trauma issue in children with ASD.

Learning Objectives:
1) Identify the AutPlay Therapy three step process to help children with autism who are struggling with trauma issues.
2) List at least two reasons play therapy is appropriate for addressing trauma.
3) Describe at least three play therapy interventions that help children with autism and trauma develop regulation ability.
4) Define the five-paradigm process of autism as a trauma response
5) Identify how AutPlay Therapy integrates with established trauma protocols.
6) List at least two play therapy interventions that help children with autism and trauma develop emotion identification and expression.

Continuing Education for Mental Health Professionals:
6 CE hrs. This training is appropriate for: Registered Play Therapists, Licensed Professional Counselors, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Licensed Psychologists, and School Counselors, students pursing a mental health degree or license, and any other mental health professional. This training is approved for 6 CE Hrs by the Association for Play Therapy and IBCCES (Certified Autism Specialist and Autism Certificate).

AutPlay Therapy Interventions: Social Skills, Emotional Regulation, and Connection

CE Hrs: 3 non-contact APT Approved Provider #12-318, Certified Training Partner for IBCCES #CE159432
Price: $55.00
Participants complete the training online through the Jennifer Taylor Play Therapy Online Training Site. Click the link below to read more about the online training process and to register for the training. If you have any questions please let us know.
Registration and Information: AutPlay Therapy Interventions: Social Skills, Emotional Regulation, and Connection

Description:
This recorded webinar will focus on several AutPlay Therapy interventions that can be implemented in person or via telehealth. The interventions will focus on the three primary target areas in AutPlay protocol – social skill improvements, increasing emotional regulation ability, and increasing connection and engagement skills.

Learning Objectives:
1) Describe at least 4 play therapy interventions to increase social skill ability.
2) Describe at least 4 play therapy interventions to improve emotional regulation ability.
3) Describe at least 4 play therapy interventions to improve engagement and connection skills.

Continuing Education for Mental Health Professionals:
3 CE hrs. This training is appropriate for: Registered Play Therapists, Licensed Professional Counselors, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Licensed Psychologists, and School Counselors, students pursing a mental health degree or license, and any other mental health professional. This training is approved for 6 CE Hrs by the Association for Play Therapy and IBCCES (Certified Autism Specialist and Autism Certificate).

Using Sandtrays with Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder

CE Hrs: 6 non-contact APT Approved Provider #12-318, Certified Training Partner for IBCCES #CE159432
Price: $75
Participants complete the training online through the Jennifer Taylor Play Therapy Online Training Site. Click the link below to read more about the online training process and to register for the training. If you have any questions please let us know.
Registration and Information: Using Sandtrays with Children and Adolescents with Autism

Description:
Using sandtrays with children with autism spectrum disorder can be a rewarding and challenging process. Professionals must understand the special considerations and various nuances when working with children with ASD in the sandtray. This training explores how to use traditional Sandtray Therapy methodology and unconventional methods to help children with ASD develop skills in relation to connection and engagement, regulation and sensory processing, and social skills. Special considerations will be covered, sand alternatives will be explored, and research and limitations will be presented. Participants will learn several interventions that can be implemented with children with ASD and will engage in article reading, watching video clips, and completing experiential exercises.

Learning Objectives:
1) Describe the basic definition and setup of sandtray therapy.
2) Define what typically works and does not work for children with autism when using sandtrays.
3) Identify the AutPlay limit setting model when using sandtray work with children with autism.
4) Describe special considerations when attempting sandtray work with children with autism.
5) List at least two engagement and connection interventions using the sandtray.
6) List at least two social skill interventions using the sandtray.

Continuing Education for Mental Health Professionals:
6 CE hrs. This training is appropriate for: Registered Play Therapists, Licensed Professional Counselors, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Licensed Psychologists, and School Counselors, students pursing a mental health degree or license, and any other mental health professional. This training is approved for 6 CE Hrs by the Association for Play Therapy and IBCCES (Certified Autism Specialist and Autism Certificate).

Autism Friendly Training

CE Hrs: 4 non-contact Certified Training Partner for IBCCES #CE159432
Price: $45.00
Participants complete the training online through the Jennifer Taylor Play Therapy Online Training Site. Click the link below to read more about the online training process and to register for the training. If you have any questions please let us know.
Registration and Information: Autism Friendly Training

Description:
The Autism Friendly Training Program was created by the nonprofit group Stars for Autism. The online autism friendly training is a 4-hour training which allows attendees to understand what autism is and how to interact with, serve, and work with those on the autism spectrum. This training promotes awareness of the communication, social, sensory, and behavioral barriers which affect individuals who have autism. Educators, case managers, government employees, medical professionals, first responders, service workers, and professionals across a variety of settings, gain valuable information for working with, serving, and interacting with individuals with autism. This training includes PowerPoint, video clips, and experiential exercises. Participants will need access to the internet (YouTube), paper, and a pencil to complete the online training.

Learning Objectives:
1) Participants will be able to describe autism spectrum disorder and list several characteristics of those who have autism.
2) Participants will be able to define the communication, social, behavioral, and sensory issues faced by those with autism.
3) Participants will be able to discuss how individuals with autism typically interact and respond in social situations.
4) Participants will be able to list several ways to be more effective in communicating and interacting with those with autism.

Continuing education hours: 4 CE Hrs. approved by IBCCES (Certified Autism Specialist and Autism Certificate).

The Autism Friendly Play Therapist

CE Hrs: 6 non-contact APT Approved Provider #12-318, Certified Training Partner for IBCCES #CE159432
Price: $75
Participants complete the training online through the Jennifer Taylor Play Therapy Online Training Site. Click the link below to read more about the online training process and to register for the training. If you have any questions please let us know.
Registration and Information: The Autism Friendly Play Therapist Training

Description:
Based on the award winning Autism-Friendly training, this training focuses on helping play therapists and other mental health professionals understand what autism is and how to interact with those on the autism spectrum. This training promotes awareness of the social, sensory, and environmental barriers which affect individuals who have autism. Participants will learn how play is affected and play strengths and deficits common with autism. Participants will also learn how to set up an autism friendly play therapy room, how to understand and address behavior in the playroom, and issues to consider when implementing play therapy theories with children with autism. This training is perfect for play therapists and other mental health professionals who are beginning to work with children with autism and needing to gain valuable information for communicating, interacting, and providing mental health care to children with autism.

Learning Objectives:
1) Define how social and communication issues common with autism affect the play therapy experience.
2) Explain typical manifestations of autism and what to expect when providing play therapy with children with autism.
3) List play strengths and deficits typical with autism.
4) Explain how to use toys and materials in the playroom to best work with children with autism.
5) Describe how to establish a sensory friendly playroom.
6) Explain strategies for managing autism related behavior in play therapy sessions.

Continuing Education for Mental Health Professionals:
6 CE hrs. This training is appropriate for: Registered Play Therapists, Licensed Professional Counselors, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Licensed Psychologists, and School Counselors, students pursing a mental health degree or license, and any other mental health professional. This training is approved for 6 CE Hrs by the Association for Play Therapy and IBCCES (Certified Autism Specialist and Autism Certificate).

Using Play Therapy to Address Sensory Processing Challenges

CE Hrs: 8 non-contact APT Approved Provider #12-318
Price: $95.00
Participants complete the training online through the Jennifer Taylor Play Therapy Online Training Site. Click the link below to read more about the online training process and to register for the training. If you have any questions please let us know.
Registration and Information: Using Play Therapy to Address Sensory Processing Challenges

Description:
This training explores using play therapy approaches and interventions to address sensory processing challenges. An overview of sensory processing challenges will be covered along with descriptors of the eight sensory processing areas. The benefits of non-directive and structured play therapy will be covered as well as the foundations for using play therapy with sensory issues. The concept of a sensory play diet will be defined and explored. Several play therapy inventions designed to help with sensory issues will be explained and presented through book examples and session video clips. Current research will be presented and participants will have the opportunity to understand how to create a sensory friendly play room. This training includes a copy of the book Understanding Sensory Processing Challenges: A Workbook for Children and Teens. This correspondence training is completed from home but includes an interactive/experiential component where participants are asked to complete exercises which are returned along with their post exam. Complete this informative and interactive correspondence training at your own pace, gain CE Hours, and enhance your therapy skills.

Learning Objectives:
1) Define what is meant by sensory processing issues and how these issues can present in play therapy sessions.
2) Identify several play therapy interventions that can be used to address sensory processing challenges.
3) Describe the eight sensory processing areas, causes of sensory challenges, and screening processes.
4) Outline a sensory play therapy diet to help children with sensory struggles.
5) Identify how to make their play therapy room and offices sensory friendly.
6) Conceptualize the foundations of using play therapy with sensory challenges.
7) Define hyper and hypo responses in regard to sensory processing.
8) Explain research related to play, play therapy, and sensory processing.

Continuing Education for Mental Health Professionals:
8 CE hrs. This training is appropriate for: Registered Play Therapists, Licensed Professional Counselors, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Licensed Psychologists, School Counselors, and students pursuing a mental health degree. This training is approved for 8 CE Hrs by the Association for Play Therapy and IBCCES (Certified Autism Specialist and Autism Certificate).

Play Therapy Theories are So Playful: An Engaging Look at Play Therapy Theories

CE Hrs: 6 non-contact APT Approved Provider #12-318
Price: $75.00
Participants complete the training online through the Jennifer Taylor Play Therapy Online Training Site. Click the link below to read more about the online training process and to register for the training. If you have any questions please let us know.
Registration and Information:
Play Therapy Theories are So Playful: An Engaging Look at Play Therapy Theories

Description:
This is a self-paced online/home study training that focuses on the Association for Play Therapy’s ten seminal and historically significant play therapy theories (child centered play therapy, Adlerian play therapy, filial therapy, Gestalt play therapy, cognitive behavioral play therapy, ecosystemic play therapy, Theraplay, developmental play therapy, Jungian play therapy, and object relations play therapy). Each theory is highlighted with accompanying video clip examples, additional readings, and/or techniques. This training further describes a prescriptive and integrative approach to play therapy. Participants will have the opportunity to explore their own philosophical and play therapy preferences and contemplate which play therapy theories best align with the work they enjoy doing.

Learning Objectives:
1) List the main tenets of Child Centered Play Therapy, Filial Therapy and Adlerian Play Therapy.
2) List the main tenets of Cognitive Behavioral Play Therapy, Gestalt Play Therapy, and Ecosystemic Play Therapy.
3) List the main tenets of Jungian Play Therapy, Theraplay, Developmental Play Therapy, and Object Relations Play Therapy.
4) Describe a prescriptive and integrative play therapy approach.
5) Identify a play therapist “best fit” for aligning with theories and approaches.
6) Describe the variances and the common feature among play therapy theories.

Continuing Education:
This training is approved for 6 CE hrs applicable to the Association for Play Therapy (APT). Attendees wishing to receive APT continuing education hours must meet the guidelines established by these organizations. This training is relevant for Registered Play Therapists, Licensed Counselors, Licensed Social Workers, Licensed Psychologists, School Counselors, Certified Counselors, and other Mental Health Professionals.

Playrooms in Motion: Movement Interventions in Play Therapy

CE Hrs: 3 non-contact APT Approved Provider #12-318
Price: $55.00
Participants complete the training online through the Jennifer Taylor Play Therapy Online Training Site. Click the link below to read more about the online training process and to register for the training. If you have any questions please let us know.
Registration and Information: Playrooms in Motion: Movement Interventions in Play Therapy 

Description:
This recorded webinar explores movement-based play therapy interventions. Various interventions will be explained and demonstrated with discussion of targeted treatment issues/goals (regulation, connection, focus/concentration, and sensory processing) and alignment with play therapy theory and/or approaches.

Learning Objectives:
1) List at least 6 movement-based play therapy interventions.
2) Identify how movement-based play therapy interventions can be used to address treatment goals.
3) Explain how movement-based play therapy interventions align with theories/models of play therapy.

Continuing Education:
This training is approved for 3 CE hrs applicable to the Association for Play Therapy (APT). Attendees wishing to receive APT continuing education hours must meet the guidelines established by these organizations. This training is relevant for Registered Play Therapists, Licensed Counselors, Licensed Social Workers, Licensed Psychologists, School Counselors, Certified Counselors, and other Mental Health Professionals.

A Look At A Book: Integrating Bibliotherapy and Play Therapy

CE Hrs: 6 non-contact APT Approved Provider #12-318
Price: $75.00
Participants complete the training online through the Jennifer Taylor Play Therapy Online Training Site. Click the link below to read more about the online training process and to register for the training. If you have any questions please let us know.
Registration and Information: A Look at a Book: Integrating Play Therapy and Bibliotherapy

Description:
This training covers the integration of play therapy and bibliotherapy. The approach of bibliotherapy is defined and the history, research, and credentialing processes of bibliotherapy are covered. The integration of using bibliotherapy in play therapy is addressed – what is meant by an integrative model. Considerations for incorporating bibliotherapy and play therapy are presented along with therapeutic play therapy goals with bibliotherapy. Special considerations and limitations are also explored. Case examples are reviewed and several play therapy and bibliotherapy integrated interventions are presented. This training is completed online and through home study but includes an interactive/experiential component where participants are asked to complete play therapy interventions. Register today and complete this informative and interactive training at your own pace, gain CE Hours, and enhance your therapy skills.

Learning Objectives:
1) Conceptualize the history and research of bibliotherapy.
2) Define therapeutic play therapy goals when integrating bibliotherapy.
3) List four ways play therapy and bibliotherapy can be integrated.
4) Understand special considerations when integrating play therapy and bibliotherapy.
5) Explain case examples integrating play therapy and bibliotherapy.
6) Identify several play therapy interventions incorporating bibliotherapy.

Continuing Education:
This training is approved for 6 CE hrs applicable to the Association for Play Therapy (APT). Attendees wishing to receive APT continuing education hours must meet the guidelines established by these organizations. This training is relevant for Registered Play Therapists, Licensed Counselors, Licensed Social Workers, Licensed Psychologists, School Counselors, Certified Counselors, and other Mental Health Professionals.

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