Explore a "Bottom Up" approach to trauma in play therapy from a neuro-bio perspective. Explore the left and right hemispheres and lower and upper brains. Explain why CCPT helps trauma heal and what activities serve which part of the brain during a play therapy session.
Become the Trusted Play Therapist you Were Meant To Be
Friday, March 3, 2023
8:45am to 1pm Eastern
APT: 4 Non-Contact, APT
Live Webinar hours
NBCC: 4 CE
🎯 Explore a "Bottom Up" approach to trauma in play therapy from a neuro-bio perspective. Explore the left and right hemispheres and lower and upper brains.
Explain why CCPT helps trauma heal and what activities serve which part of the brain during a play therapy session.
See how Poly Vagal comes into play and asses how to weave in information about one's nervous system into play therapy with trauma.
Practice hands on activities to use with the older client to help organize and asses trauma.
Mind-Body exercises, art and meditation will be explored through a Play Therapy lens.
🎨 This training will include self care activities to help nurture the person within the therapist.
An exam with a passing score of 80% is required for all Virtual Live Webinar & Home Study Non Contact CEs. Participants may re-take the exam if needed until a passing score of 80% is achieved. All personal info related to our students including email addresses, exam scores, etc remains confidential within the Willow's Crown.
Live trainings are video recorded. Participants will have access to the recordings after the event for future reference and are made available for Home Study purchase by others. All who sign up for and participate in live in person or live webinar trainings consent to being video recorded.
Upon the completion of this course, participants will be able to:
✅ Assess for potential trauma risk factors and symptoms with play therapy clients and their parents/caregivers
✅ Explain the importance of regulation, attachment, the brain and nervous system, and safety in relation to trauma processing in the playroom
✅ Identify 5 indicators that play might be communicating or processing trauma and how/when to communicate trauma play to parents
✅ Use 5 play therapy interventions from both an ecosystemic as well as a child-centered approach for facilitating trauma processing in the playroom
✅ Describe how the therapist can stay regulated during and after intense trauma play therapy sessions and why it is important
🎨 Participants will be required to create various projects during the 4 hour session. In order to receive CE credit, participants will be asked to break off into ZOOM groups to share their projects. COME PREPARED WITH PAPER, MARKERS, CRAYONS AND ANY ADDITIONAL TOOLS YOU MAY WISH TO USE DURING THE TRAINING. FULL PARTICIPATION IS REQUIRED.
🌺 The Willow’s Crown Meditation Studio and Training Facility, llc is approved by the Association for Play Therapy to offer continuing education specific to play therapy. APT Approved Provider 19-587. The Willow’s Crown Meditation Studio and Training Facility, llc is responsible for the program. This workshop meets APT’s definition of Live Webinar. 4 Live Webinar CEs will be awarded upon completion of an exam.
All training purchases are final. 100% refunds are not issued; however, should the participant wish to cancel the purchased training, 50% of the non-refundable monies may be used towards the purchase of a future training through Willow’s Crown. The purchaser is asked to mention this policy when purchasing the next training in order to receive the fore-mentioned discount. View our Refund/Grievance Policy here.
About Your Teacher, Gabrielle Anderson, LMFT, RPT-S™
Gabrielle Anderson, LMFT, RPT-S™, the teacher for this training is a previous board member for the Virginia Play Therapy Association. She is a therapist for children, teens and adults and enjoys weaving play therapy and other expressive modalities into sessions when appropriate. Gabrielle also runs supervision groups for those in training to become an RPT™. Reach out to Gabrielle if you wish to inquire about participating.
She is the owner of the Family Therapy Center of Northern Virginia, llc and owner of The WIllow's Crown Meditation Studio and Training Facility, llc. She has a specialty in stress management, anxiety and trauma with her private practice clients and utilizes brain based Mindful Meditation when appropriate. She also teaches virtual meditation to therapists, community members and other adults outside of the counseling practice. Reach out directly to Gabrielle if you wish to participate or to find out more. She can also be reached at 571-733-9736.