Helping Children Cope with Loss: Play Therapy Approaches

Helping Children Cope with Loss: Play Therapy Approaches

Join us for an experiential workshop and expand your expertise in working with grieving children. We will review grief from a child’s perspective and engage in useful play therapy activities. Conducting a relevant and complete assessment with parents will also be covered, as well as cultural considerations.


  1. Name 3 types of grief.
  2. Discuss 2 differences in the ways children and adults grieve.
  3. Identify 2 common needs of grieving children in each developmental stage.
  4. List 4 important questions to ask parents about their child’s experience in the assessment phase of treatment.
  5. Identify at least 5 elements to incorporate into the treatment plan.
  6. Demonstrate at least 6 Play Therapy techniques to help children cope with loss.

6 Contact Play Therapy Credit Hours approved through the Association
for Play Therapy.  APT Approved Provider 15-439

Presenters:  Meg Clark Soriano, MA, LPC, ACS, RPT-S, Chrissy Juliano, LCSW, RPT and Rachel Hutnick, MA, LPC, RPT

Training location: Center for Counseling and Education of Medford

66 North Main Street

Medford, NJ 08055

Fee: $175

Parking is available in the rear of the building.

To register download the Registration Form here: Seminar Registration Form

You may mail the completed registration form with a check to Center for Counseling and Education, 19 East Main Street, Marlton, NJ 08053
Email the completed registration form to and submit payment by credit card here:
Link to the CFCENJ Payment Portal
Please enter Workshop code – loss2019

2019 dates will be posted soon!

To register: Call 609-714-8400 or email

Questions about the training can be emailed to Meg at

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations must be received in writing (email is fine) 14 days prior to the training date to receive a refund. With advance notice, payment can be transferred to another person. Full refunds will be given if the training is canceled.