November 9, 2018
Many parents are struggling with how to have a strong, positive relationship with their child in the busy world they live in these days. Or a child may have been in foster care or adopted and needs to work on attachment issues. This workshop will introduce Theraplay® activities which are directive play therapy activities that can be used in a variety of settings to enhance, strengthen and build attachment in the parent-child relationship. Participants will have an opportunity to view video of sessions and practice activities during the training.
- Participants will learn about the four areas of Theraplay® Structure, Engagement, Nurture, and Challenge.
- Participants will learn how to introduce Theraplay® into play therapy sessions.
- Participants will learn two Theraplay® activities that promote improved attachment between a parent and child in each of the four areas.
- Participants will learn three Theraplay® activities that can be used with groups or families.
Presenter: Sheri Mitschelen, LCSW-RPT-S
Where: : Crossroads Family Counseling Center, LLC
3611 Chain Bridge Rd, Suite C
Fairfax, VA 22030
When: November 9, 2018
The program offers 3.0 contact hours (Pending approval by APT)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 October 12, 2018 by 11:59pm
$85.00 Regular Registration by November 2, 2018 by 11:59pm
$90.00 After November 2, 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 is the Owner of Crossroads Family Counseling Center, LLC and Crossroads Family Play Institute in Fairfax, VA. Sheri has over 25 year of clinical experience working with children, adolescents and families. She is a Level 2 Trained Theraplay® practitioner. She is also an Adjunct Faculty member at George Mason Univ., School of Social Work and Virginia Tech. Marriage and Family Therapy program in Falls Church, VA.