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Fri, Mar 15


Northeastern State University - BA

Ethics in Communicating about Play Therapy - IN PERSON

What is the best way to communicate the process and theory behind play therapy to others?

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Ethics in Communicating about Play Therapy - IN PERSON
Ethics in Communicating about Play Therapy - IN PERSON

Time & Location

Mar 15, 2024, 1:15 PM – 4:30 PM CDT

Northeastern State University - BA, 3100 New Orleans St, Broken Arrow, OK 74014, USA


About the event

Ethics in Communicating about Play Therapy

With Lisa Morrell Dawson, MA, MS, LPC, Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor™

March 15, 2024

Friday, March 15, 2024 (1:15 pm – 4:30 pm)

3 CE Contact Hours (IN PERSON)

Northeastern State University - Broken Arrow, OK

3100 E New Orleans, Broken Arrow, OK 74014

Registration: $100.00 Early Bird Rate, before March 10, 2024: $75.00

“Now make sure you talk to them to work on your problem…” is a phrase commonly heard from a caregiver before taking a child to the playroom for play therapy. What is the best way to communicate the process and theory behind play therapy to others? Join us for an experiential course on locating resources, utilizing theoretical practice and language, and crafting your own personalized statement to communicate your process in play therapy!


1. Identify at least 3 reliable resources that explain play therapy.

2. Role play explaining play therapy to a caregiver, director, or co-worker.

3. Draft a personalized statement to communicate with others about play therapy.

4. Identify at least one way to involve a caregiver in the play therapy process.

IMH Professional Competencies

· Theoretical Foundations: infant/young child development and behavior, infant/young child and family-centered practice. relationship-focused practice, relationship-focused, therapeutic practice, family relationships and dynamics, attachment, separation, trauma, grief, and loss, cultural competence, psychotherapeutic and behavioral theories of change.

· Law, Regulation, and Agency Policy: ethical practice, government, law, and regulation, agency policy

· Direct Service Skills: observation and listening, responding with empathy, advocacy, intervention/treatment planning, developmental guidance, supportive counseling, parent-infant/young child relationship-based therapies and practices

· Working with Others: building and maintaining relationships, supporting others, collaborating, resolving conflict, empathy and compassion

· Communicating: listening, speaking, writing

· Thinking: analyzing information, solving problems, exercising sound judgment, maintaining perspective, planning and organizing

· Reflection: contemplation, self-awareness, curiosity, professional/personal development, emotional response


Friday, March 15, 2024

1:00 pm Registration

1:15 pm Course Begins

2:45 pm am Break

3:00 pm Course Resumes

4:30 pm Course Ends


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