Washington Association for Play Therapy

 Promoting the Healing Power of Play in Washington

The Nuts and Bolts of Child-Centered Play Thearpy

  • March 15, 2016
  • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Spokane EWU/WSU Riverpoint Campus

Free  

Eastern Washington  Play Therapy Workshop 

 

Tuesday March 15, 2016 

6:00-7:30pm

  

Topic: Why Play Therapy? The Nuts and Bolts of Child-Centered Play Therapy

 

Presented by: 

Rebecca Rudd PhD, LMFT, LMHC, RPT-S 

Taryn Brannon, BA 

Katie Schoel, BS 


Anyone can attend but APT Members get 1.5 Free APT CEUs

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This presentation will provide an in-depth rationale for the use of play therapy with children ages 2-11 in the counseling setting leaving participants with a clear understanding of: why we use play therapy, how the therapeutic power of play works to prevent or resolve mental or behavioral health disorders, how to use this newly learned information to explain to parents, teacher or other stakeholders about play therapy.


Learning Objectives:

  • Learn why we use play therapy
  • Understand how the therapeutic power of play works to prevent or resolve mental or behavioral disorders
  • Learn how to use this information to explain to parents, teachers, stakeholders about play therapy

Students are highly encouraged to attend. If you are new to play therapy or still learning please come!


Dr. Rudd has been using child-centered play therapy, sand tray and experiential play-based activities with children for the past nine years in a variety of settings from schools, community mental health and private practice. She is an Assistant Professor at Eastern Washington University in the Department of Psychology's Counselor Education program. Dr. Rudd also has a private practice in Spokane. 

 


Where: 

Riverpoint Campus (WSU/EWU)

412 E Spokane Falls Blvd, Spokane, WA 99202

SAC Building (Academic Center)

Room 20


Cost: Free ** Please note you must pay for parking at the meter stations ** 

 

Who:

Social workers, psychologists, mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, school counselors, nurses, interns, undergraduate and graduate students


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