Rancho Cordova, CA
National University
Creative Play Therapy With Tweens and Adolescents - Sacramento
Sat, November 03, 2018 9:00AM to 4:30PM (Pacific)
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Workshop Description: 

Due to the inherent need of adolescents to push against the status quo, they are often our most challenging clients!  In this workshop you will learn fun art and play therapy interventions that you will use over and over to build relationships and engage adolescents in the therapeutic process through the power of play!  

With Distinguished Presenter Lyla Tyler,LMFT, RPT-S

Lyla Tyler is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and also a Registered Play Therapy Supervisor. Throughout her career she has specialized in treating children, teens and families in her midtown Sacramento, California private practice.  Lyla is also a Nurtured Heart Approach® Advanced Trainer. She has specific training dealing with trauma and is trained in Experiential Play Therapy, Art Therapy, EMDR, Trauma Resiliency Model® and Theraplay®.   For over 30 years Lyla has worked in the children’s mental health field and has provided training throughout California and Internationally.

8:30-9:00              Registration
9:00-9:15              Introduction
9:15-9:45              Brainstorm including challenges and essence of Adolescence.
9:45-10:00            Developmental issues
10:00-10:45          Using your energy with teens in therapy with role play
10:45-11:00          Break
11:00-11:30          Confidentiality and teen tips to get started
11:30-12:30          Creative interventions for assessment using play therapy including an experiential                                 activity to address trauma or loss.
12:30-1:30            Lunch
1:30-3:30              Creative interventions using play therapy to teach coping skills including                                               experiential   activities. 
3:30-3:45              Break
3:45-4:15              More creative interventions focusing on self-discovery.
4:15-4:30              Questions

Learning Objectives

After the workshop participants will be able to:

  1. Explain the four benefits and challenges of adolescence as described by Dr. Daniel Siegel in Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain.
  2. Discuss the importance of confidentiality and demonstrate how to use your energy as a play therapist to positively recognize teenage clients and build self-esteem.
  3. Demonstrate at least 5 play therapy interventions to use as assessment tools with teen clients.
  4. Describe 10 play therapy techniques that can be used in clinical practice to teach coping skills and self-discovery to teen clients. 
  5. Identify 3 myths regarding teens according to Dr. Dan Seigel and how this can affect your play therapy session.
  6.  Discuss role suicide plays in teens and importance of a safety plan and how to incorporate a play therapy technique when developing safety plan.   

Workshop Information

Instructional Level: Intermediate

Audience Pre-Requisites: Those attending should have a basic knowledge of 

Who Should Attend:
Social Workers, Marriage, Family & Child Therapists, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, School Counselors, Psychologists, Students, and Associates.

Continuing Education:
This workshop meets the qualifications for 6 hours of continuing education credit for Psychologists, MFTs & LCSWs  and LPCC's.  The California Association for Play Therapy (CALAPT) is approved by the Association for Play Therapy to offer continuing education specific to play therapy (APT Approved Provider # 00-094). The California Association for Play Therapy is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Psychologists may receive 6 hours of continuing education credit for this workshop.The California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) now recognizes APA continuing education credit for license renewal for LCSWs, MFTs and LPCCs The California Association for Play Therapy maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.  NO CREDIT FOR PARTIAL ATTENDANCE.
Cancellations and Refunds:
Requests for refunds must be made in writing to the CALAPT, P.O. Box  12404, Newport Beach, CA 92658 or by e-mail: calapt@calplaytherapy.org.  Requests must be postmarked two weeks prior to workshop date in order to receive refund. There is a $25.00 administrative fee for refunds. There are no price breaks for partial attendance.

For questions regarding CALAPT trainings and events, please contact us at:  calapt@calplaytherapy.org or call (888)311-1690.

For APT Membership Information:  Contact www.a4pt.org or info@a4pt.org

The opinions expressed by presenters at the CALAPT events do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the CALAPT Board of Directors or its membership. CALAPT reserves the right to make changes to the conference schedule, speakers and presentation, if this becomes necessary.
If you have a disability and need accommodations per ADA/504, please provide notification 2 weeks prior to workshop date



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