Child Counseling: Play Therapy

3.00 crs.

In this course, the instructor explores the range of clinical and school based approaches used by mental health professionals to help children. This course is an introduction to play therapy, and includes an onsite micro-practicum experience. Topics will include play therapy history, child centered play therapy and introduction to theory, developing a therapeutic relationship with a child, child specific needs, diversity awareness and adaptions, micro-skills, therapeutic limit setting, and fostering involvement with the caregivers(s).

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