Helping Children Cope with Divorce with Play Therapy
Friday, January 19, 2018, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Parents often bring their child to Play Therapy to help them cope with their divorce. The therapist can be challenged to determine how best to meet the needs of the child in the context of parental conflict.
Join us to learn effective strategies to help structure your Play Therapy treatment to meet the needs of the child while also responding to the frequent reactivity of their parents.
- Discuss the impact of divorce – including mediating factors – on children at various stages.
- Discuss the importance of understanding emotional experience of parents.
- Identify primary tasks of parents which frequently need to be reinforced during parent sessions.
- List 3 types of divorce and relationship to child treatment.
- State 3 ways to minimize risk to the therapist.
- Demonstrate 3 play therapy techniques for providing psychoeducation about divorce.
- Demonstrate 3 play therapy techniques to help children manage feelings resulting from divorce.
Presenters: Meg Clark Soriano, MA, LPC, ACS, RPT-S and Rachel Hutnick, MA, LPC, RPT
Location: Center for Counseling and Education of Medford
66 North Main Street
Medford, NJ 08055
“APT Approved Provider 15-439”
6 APT CEUs
To register: Call 609-714-8400 or email firstname.lastname@example.org