The Therapeutic Powers of Play
- Explain how incorporating multiple powers of play can enhance the play therapy treatment.
- Explain why it is important for a play therapist to be able to match the therapeutic powers of play to the underlying disorder.
- Identify underlying theories that support the therapeutic powers of play.
- Identify at least 3 therapeutic powers and how they can be used to treat a child in play therapy.
Charles E. Schaefer, PhD, RPT-S, is Professor Emeritus of Clinical Psychology at Fairleigh Dickinson University. He is Cofounder and Director Emeritus of the Association for Play Therapy, which recognized him with its Lifetime Achievement Award. Dr. Schaefer is the author or coauthor of more than 100 research articles and author or editor of over 70 professional books, including Prescriptive Play Therapy; Play-Based Interventions for Childhood Anxieties, Fears, and Phobias; and Essential Play Therapy Techniques.
This course provides 4 NON-Contact CE hours. The Play Therapy Training Institute is approved by the Association for Play Therapy (APT) Approved Provider 95-002.
Please Note: The CE certificate will be awarded within 3 business days to those who listen to the recordings, complete the multiple choice tests, and fill out course evaluations. No partial credit will be given. Play Therapy credit may not be awarded to non-mental health professionals.
For general information, special needs, or grievances, please contact Beth Couturier at [email protected]. You will receive a response within 24 hours