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Series: Play Therapy Techniques

History of Play Therapy:
The Evolution of the Theories

Previously Recorded

Presenter: Allan Gonsher, LIMHP, LCSW, RPT-S

120 minutes

Learning Objectives:
  1. Learn about the Theories of play therapy
  2. Learn about the evolution of play therapy theories
  3. Predict what will emerge in the future for play therapy

This webinar offers 2 APT CEs/NYS ED Self Study Creditss

This webinar will educate participants as to how the theories of Play Therapy emerged. Understanding the relationships between theories and their evolution helps clinicians appreciate their own style of practicing Play Therapy. Contrasting Play Therapy with other modalities will also be discussed. Peering into a crystal ball will enable us to see what Play Therapy will encounter in the future

 

Bibliography:

British Association of Play Therapists, “History of Play Therapy”, on website, 2014

Stangline, Michelle, “Learn the History of Play Therapy from Creative Counseling 101.com”, on website, 2015

Drisco, James, “A Short History of Play Therapy”, Smith College School of Social Work, 2001

Johnson, Jane, “History of Play Therapy” in Handbook of Play Therapy, Wiley, New Jersey, 2015

O’Connor,Kevin, Play Therapy theory and Practice, Wiley, New Jersey, 2009

Schaefer, Charles, Foundations of Play Therapy, Wiley, New Jersey, 2011

Learning Objectives:
  1. Learn about the Theories of play therapy
  2. Learn about the evolution of play therapy theories
  3. Predict what will emerge in the future for play therapy

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CEs are offered through:
  • Kids Inc. (APT Approved Provider 10-275) is approved by the Association for Play Therapy to offer Continuing education specific to play therapy
  • Nefesh International is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board FOR Social WORK AS an approved provider of continuing education FOR licensed social workers #0048
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