Play Therapy via Telehealth-Animal Crossing Edition - Webinar Recording
Participants do NOT Need to Own the Game
Online Course- Webinar Recording(2020)
Additional Course Costs and Requirements:
No additional purchases are required to participate in this course.
This course has been developed from the recording of a live webinar that took place in 2020. This online course is for the play therapist who would like to explore the use of the game Animal Crossing in sessions. Participants do not need to own the game. Basic play information will be the focus through video and demonstration of the game play, along with the identification of therapeutic components of the game play.
- Identify at least one Therapeutic Power of Play’s core agent of change activated in at least one digital tool used.
- Describe how the Therapeutic Powers of Play graphic can be used to write clinical notes.
- Describe the therapeutic properties of at least one digital tool used.
- Explain at least one way to maintain a private secure modality of play with the digital tool used.
Jessica Stone, Ph.D., RPT-S, is a licensed psychologist working in a private practice setting in Colorado. She has been a practitioner, professor, presenter, mentor, and author for more than 25 years. Dr. Stone’s interest in therapeutic digital tools, specifically using virtual reality, tablets, and consoles, has culminated in clinical mental health use and research for mental health, medical, and crisis settings. She is the co-creator of the Virtual Sandtray App for iPad (VSA) and the Virtual Sandtray for Virtual Reality (VSA-VR). Dr. Stone has numerous publications to date including Integrating Technology into Modern Therapies, Game Play, Play Therapy Theory and Perspectives, and Digital Play Therapy in addition to numerous chapters in a variety of books. She has served as the president of the California Association for Play Therapy branch, the Leadership Academy Chair, on the Association for Play Therapy Nominations committee, is a member of the AutPlay Advisory Board, and serves as an affiliate of the East Carolina University College of Education Neurocognition Science Laboratory.
2 NON-CONTACT CE Hours. The Play Therapy Training Institute is approved by the Association for Play Therapy (APT) Approved Provider 95-002.