October 18, 2019
This workshop will explore the central tenents of Child Centered Play Therapy (CCPT) and offer participants the opportunity to practice some of the most basic, yet essential, tools of play therapy. Participants will learn the theoretical rationale for CCPT, how to implement CCPT, and practice how to incorporating them into play therapy sessions as well as how to work with family members from this theoretical approach. Participants will practice reflecting feelings, content, and meaning, as well as tracking, limit setting, and encouragement versus praise. Participants should be prepared to have lots of fun playing, and are encouraged to discuss the ways in which CCPT can fit into your own practice.
- Participants will describe the theoretical rationale for using CCPT in play therapy sessions.
- Participants will discuss how CCPT can be used for children’s multiple presenting issues.
- Participants will demonstrate their ability to reflect feelings, meaning, and provide encouragement.
Presenter: Maggie M. Parker, PhD, LPC, Board Certified Supervisor, CCPT-S
Where: : Crossroads Family Counseling Center, LLC
3611 Chain Bridge Rd, Suite C
Fairfax, VA 22030
When: October 18, 2019
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.
$80.00 Early Bird Registration by September 18, 2019 by 11:59pm
$85.00 Regular Registration by October 11 2019 by 11:59pm
$90.00 After October 11, 2019 and at On Site Registration (space not guaranteed)
$50.00 for Students (With ID shown at the door)
About the presenter:
Maggie M. Parker, PhD, LPC, CCPT is an Assistant Professor of Counseling and Human Development at The George Washington University. Maggie has ten years of experience in play therapy and is certified as a Child Centered Play Therapist-Supervisor from the Center for Play Therapy at the University of North Texas. Her research interests include the benefits of CCPT with children experiencing disruptive behaviors and trauma, CCPT in the schools, and incorporating CCPT into schools. She is currently serving as Secretary of the Virginia Play Therapy Association, and completed the Association for Play Therapy’s Leadership Academy in 2018.