Often children come to play therapy struggling with Anxiety and/or anger. Participants will learn techniques to help children manage their anxiety and anger in the play room as well as learn directive techniques to teach coping skills to children who get emotionally dysregulated. Ways to engage the family/ Guardians in treatment will be discussed as well as strategies they can use with their child at home. Come prepared to try out many of the techniques that will be demonstrated!
- Participants will identify three directives play therapy interventions that can be used to treat anxiety.
- Participants will identify three directives play therapy interventions that can be used to treat anger.
- Participants will learn three play therapy strategies to assist families in helping their children manage anxiety and anger.
Presenter: Sheri Mitschelen, LCSW, RPT-S
Where: Crossroads Family Counseling Center, LLC
3611 Chain Bridge Rd, Suite C
Fairfax, VA 22030
When: March 9, 2018
The program offers 3.0 contact hours in Play Therapy. Full attendance is required. CFCC is approved by the Association for Play Therapy to offer continuing education specific to play therapy. APT Approved Provider 13-360.
Co-sponsored by the Virginia Association for Play Therapy.
$80.00 Early Bird Registration by February 9, 2018 by 11:59pm
$85.00 Regular Registration by March 2, 2018 by 11:59pm
$90.00 After March 8, 2018 and at On Site Registration (space not guaranteed)
$50.00 Student rate if ID presented at door.
About the presenter:
Sheri Mitschelen, LCSW, RPT/S Owner and Director of Crossroads Family Counseling Center, LLC in Fairfax, VA. Sheri has over 25 years of experience. Sheri is an Adjunct Faculty member at George Mason University School of Social Work and Virginia Tech. Marriage and Family Therapy Program. She has done numerous presentations in the area and at the Association for Play Therapy annual conference.