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2 CE Hours & Certificate (with survey & passing quiz grade)
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Beginner play therapists just learning about depression
Intermediate play therapists looking for extra tools and resources to help depressed clients
Advanced supervisors looking to fine-tune their approach to with children
As a play therapist, it is a challenge to work with depression in therapy. Helping children struggling with depression symptoms can leave play therapists exhausted and over time can lead to feelings of burnout. But it doesn’t have to stay that way. In this course, you will learn ways to spot, assess, and work effectively with depressive symptoms in children from Gestalt and Attachment-based lenses so you can more confidently help children with depression symptoms and avoid burnout.
Identify depressive symptomatology in children that can be found in the play therapy context.
List similarities and difference in depressive presentations between adults vs. children.
Identify diagnostic tools that can aid treatment in the play therapy context.
Discuss research-based practices to treat depression that correlate to the play therapy space.
Compare and contrast different modalities of treatment most widely accepted in the treatment of depression and its effectiveness in the play therapy context.
Identify best practice with enlisting and incorporating parents in the play therapy process and with crucial home support.
Play Therapy Toolbox is an Approved Provider with the Association for Play Therapy. (APT Approved Provider #18-533).
Play therapy credit available to mental health professionals only as listed in each course description. Courses that do not qualify for play therapy credit are clearly listed.
Susan Stutzman, LCPC, RPT-S, is the founder and owner of Kid Matters Counseling in Hinsdale, IL. Susan is the co-owner of Play Therapy Toolbox, a digital resource to help support, train, and equip the next generation of play therapists and play therapy supervisors. She is the past president of the Illinois Association for Play Therapy, a mother of 3 children, and lives in Hinsdale with her husband of 17 years.
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