Sat, Mar 27 | Zoom Experience

Mini Series Part 4: Parent Consultations in Play Therapy: Utilizing a Developmental Approach

This presentation will look at the ways in which to utilize the child’s development to identify and discuss progress, regression, goals, and the ongoing therapeutic process.
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Mini Series Part 4: Parent Consultations in Play Therapy: Utilizing a Developmental Approach

Time & Location

Mar 27, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Zoom Experience

About the Event

Presenter Bio:

Sarah Swafford, Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Registered Play Therapist (RPT), has worked as a therapist in the El Paso area for the past eight years. Sarah received a Master’s of Education in Counseling from Sul Ross State University and a Bachelor’s of Science degree from the University of Texas at El Paso. Sarah currently owns her own private practice, Mindful Wellness Counseling, PLLC, and is trained in Child-Centered Play Therapy (CCPT) and Child-Parent Relational Therapy (CPRT). She has also received training in Resolve Through Sharing: Perinatal Loss and Level 1 of the Gottman Method Couples Training.  Sarah has presented on mental health topics within the region and is currently a member of the Far West Texas Association for Play Therapy and the Association for Play Therapy.

Presentation Abstract:

Parent consultations allow therapists to engage parents in understanding play therapy and provide a space for the therapist to continue to build a therapeutic relationship. This presentation will look at the ways in which to utilize the child’s development to identify and discuss progress, regression, goals, and the ongoing therapeutic process.

Presentation Objectives:

  • Participants will identify two ways in which to utilize a child’s development in parent consultations.
  • Participants will learn how to structure a parent consultation in play therapy utilizing a developmental approach.
  • Participants will identify two ways in which to explain play therapy goals in a parent consultation.

Other Details:

This presentation is part four of a six part series. In lieu of our annual conference we have put together this Zoom mini-series. This presentation is not included in your membership but can be purchased here. You may purchase one presentation at a time or a package which offers a discount. Presentations in this mini-series are treated ala carte. Register for the presentations that you desire and feel would help expand your play therapy knowledge. We understand that everyone is in a different place with their training and hope this approach will allow you to take what best suits you at this time.

Please RSVP below and you will receive an email with the zoom link to access the presentation on the day of. If you have any other questions, please contact us at farwesttapt@gmail.com

FWTAPT is an approved CE provider for APT #99-074

Due to COVID-19 health concerns, this one-time online event has been approved by APT for 2 CONTACT CE Hours.

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