Bibliotherapy for the Play Therapist, 3/9/2018, 9am-12pm, Rogers, AR, Click Image to Register

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In this presentation, participants will consider the rationale and potential therapeutic benefits of integrating books into their play therapy practice. Participants will explore examples of therapeutic books and their application to particular presenting problems. Examples of books for young children through adolescent-aged children will be considered, in addition to recommended books for caregivers. Participants will also consider how to integrate therapeutic books with other play therapy interventions as part of the treatment process.

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Presentation Title: Bibliotherapy for the Play Therapist: Why Use Books? What Books Do You Use? How Do You Use Them?

Presentation Description: In this presentation, participants will consider the rationale and potential therapeutic benefits of integrating books into their play therapy practice. Participants will explore examples of therapeutic books and their application to particular presenting problems. Examples of books for young children through adolescent-aged children will be considered, in addition to recommended books for caregivers. Participants will also consider how to integrate therapeutic books with other play therapy interventions as part of the treatment process.

Learning Objectives: 

1. Participants will be able to describe rationale for integrating books into their play therapy practice. 
2. Participants will be able to compile a list of books that can be utilized with children and families based on common presenting problems that play therapists encounter. 
3. Participants will be able to discuss options for how they can integrate books into the play therapy process.

Date and Time: March 9th, 2018, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. (3 hours CE*)

Location for Training: John Brown University Rogers Center, 2807 W Ajax Ave #200, Rogers, AR 72758 USA

Presenter(s) Biography: Alexis is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and a Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (LAMFT) in the state of Arkansas. She is also a Registered Play Therapist through the Association for Play Therapy. Alexis sees clients through her private practice, Necessary Play.

*The Arkansas Association for Play Therapy (ArAPT) has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6346. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. ArAPT is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. ArAPT is also an APT Approved Provider (07-199).

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