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Here is A Glimpse of Our 2018 Program

THURSDAY AFTERNOON & EVENING SESSIONS

 

Art & Drama Consultation for Play Therapists and Others

 

 

Judith Rubin, PhD, ATR-BC, HLM

 

 

Ellie Irwin, PhD, RDT, TEP

 

Play Therapy Group Supervision (RPT-S Group Supervision Credit Hours)

 

 

Eliana Gil, PhD, ATR, RPT-S, LMFT

 

Metaphor, Analogy & Myth, Oh My! The Healing Powers of Oz in Play Therapy

 

 

Lisa Saldaña, MS

 

Symbols in the Sand: An Interactive Exploration for Play Therapists and Others

 

 

Dee Preston-Dillon, MA, PhD

 

Termination Issues in Play Therapy

 

 

David A. Crenshaw, PhD, ABPP, RPT-S

 

 

Eliana Gil, PhD, ATR, RPT-S, LMFT

 

 

 

FRIDAY MORNING PLENARY

 

Animals in the Culture of Childhood: What Play Therapists Need to Know

 

 

Risë VanFleet, PhD, RPT-S, CDBC

 

 

 

FRIDAY MASTER CLASSES

 

Addressing Issues of Aggression in Children in Play Therapy

 

 

David A. Crenshaw, PhD, ABPP, RPT-S

 

Altered Books with Origami for Adolescents and Adults

 

 

Mindy Jacobson-Levy, MCAT, ATR-BC, LPC, DVATA HLM

 

 

Laura Bauder

 

The Extended Play-Based Developmental Assessment (EPBDA): Its Use in Play Therapy with Children & Their Families

 

 

Jennifer Shaw, PsyD

 

Family Relationship Approaches in Play Therapy for Children: Similarities & Differences for Clinical Application

 

 

Risë VanFleet, PhD, RPT-S, CDBC

 

Integrating Somatic & Sensory Therapies with Play for Complex Trauma

 

 

Jennifer Lefebre, PsyD, RPT-S

 

Sand Therapy Competencies: Principles & Practices for Play Therapists and Colleagues

 

 

Dee Preston-Dillon, MA, PhD

 

 

 

FRIDAY LUNCH & LEARNS

 

Nature as Co-Therapist in Eco-Play Therapy

 

 

Janet Courtney, PhD, LCSW, RPT-S

 

Play Therapists in the School System

 

 

Andrea Driggs McLeod, LCSW, RPT-S

 

 

 

FRIDAY EVENING SESSIONS

 

Expressive Writing and Journaling for Self-Care for Play Therapists and Others

 

 

Deborah Ross, CJT, LPC

 

Play Therapy for Sexual and Gender Identity Exploration

 

 

Quinn K. Smelser, MA, NCC, LPC, RPT

 

Play Therapy Supervision: Addressing Parent and Caregiver Issues

 

 

Robert Grant, EdD, RPT-S

 

Suicide Prevention & Risk Assessment: What Play Therapists Need to Know

 

 

Leslie Baker, MA, MFT, NCC

 

 

Mary Ruth Cross, MS, MFT, NCC, RPT-S

 

Technology & Play Therapy: Innovations, Integration & Impact

 

 

Rachel A. Altvater, PsyD, LCPC, RPT

 

 

 

SATURDAY MORNING PLENARY

 

Creating Safe Circles: Helping Play Therapists Hold Difficult Stories from Traumatized Children 

 

 

Paris Goodyear-Brown, LCSW, RPT-S

SATURDAY MASTER CLASSES

 

Auto-Regulation and Play Therapy: Healing the Body

 

 

Jennifer Lefebre, PsyD, RPT-S

 

AutPlay® with Children on the Autism Spectrum

 

 

Robert Grant, EdD, RPT-S

 

Beat the Odds®: Social Emotional Skill-Building through Drumming

 

 

Ping Ho, MA, MPH

 

 

Eliana Gil, PhD, ATR, RPT-S, LMFT, Discussant

 

Integrating the Nurtured Heart® Approach & Play Therapy: Energizing Positivity with Difficult & Challenging Clients

 

 

Tammi Van Hollander, RPT, LCSW

 

Kinesthetic Storytelling®: Facilitating Attachment through Story & Developmental Play Therapy

 

 

Janet Courtney, PhD, LCSW, RPT-S

 

Neurosequential Art Approach for Working with Kids

 

 

Peggy Kolodny, MA, ATR-BC, LCPAT

 

Tech Gone Wild: Managing Cyberbullying, Sexting & Porn through Play Therapy

 

 

Leslie Baker, MA, MFT, NCC

 

 

Mary Ruth Cross, MS, MFT, NCC, RPT-S

 

Theraplay to Promote Attachment with Families and Groups

 

 

Myriam Goldin, LCSW, RPT-S

 

Titration of Trauma Narrative Work in Play Therapy: Respecting the Dance

 

 

Paris Goodyear-Brown, LCSW, RPT-S

 

Using Art and Play Therapies to Help Children Process Grief

 

 

Sarah Vollmann, MPS, ATR-BC, LICSW

 

 

 

SATURDAY LUNCH & LEARNS

 

Creative Engagement & Connection through the Arts: An Experiential Session

 

 

Ping Ho, MA, MPH

 

Introduction to Laughter Yoga

 

 

Jason Jedrusiak, CYT

 

 

 

SATURDAY EVENING SESSION

 

Ecstatic Drum Circle

 

 

Ping Ho, MA, MPH

 

 

 

SUNDAY MORNING PLENARY

 

Facing Loss & Grief: Healing through Play Therapy Principles

 

 

Eliana Gil, PhD, ATR, RPT-S, LMFT

 

 

 

SUNDAY MASTER CLASSES

 

Attachment-based Play Therapy with Very Young Children and their Families

 

 

Susan Taylor, CMA, LCSW-C

 

 

Carole Norris-Shortle, LCSW-C, LCMFT, RPT-S

 

 

Kim Cosgrove, LCSW-C

 

Bead Making with Teens & Adults for Creating Meaning and Managing Anxiety, Substance Abuse, and More

 

 

Sarah Pitkin, LCPAT, ATR-BC, MAC, CSAC

 

Complicated Grief, Collage & Trauma Theory: An Artful Integration

 

 

Peggy Kolodny, MA, ATR-BC, LCPAT

 

 

Sharon Strouse, MA, ATR-BC, LCPAT

 

Integrating Play Therapy with Art & Drama to Foster Relational Strength

 

 

Eliana Gil, PhD, ATR, RPT-S, LMFT

 

 

Teresa Dias, MA

 

Integrative Attachment Informed Model (I AIM): A Tiered Play Therapy for Children

 

 

Angela Cavett, PhD

 

Narrative Sand Therapy©: Into the Heart of Healing

 

 

Dee Preston-Dillon, MA, PhD

 

Play Therapy for Children with Sexual Behavior Problems

 

 

Jennifer Shaw, PsyD

 

PT 101: Basic Principles and Theories of Play Therapy

 

 

Andrea Driggs McLeod, LCSW, RPT-S

 

Trauma-Focused Integrated Play Therapy

 

 

Myriam Goldin, LCSW, RPT-S

 

Using Play Therapy with Children in High Conflict Divorce Cases

 

 

Heather McTaggart Bryan, LPC, RPT

 

 

 

SUNDAY LUNCH & LEARNS

 

The Play Therapist Goes to Court: How to Keep Your Wits About You

 

 

Eliana Gil, PhD, ATR, RPT-S, LMFT

 

Reflective Practice & Supervision in Play Therapy: Being Truly Present

 

 

Susan Taylor, CMA, LCSW-C

 

 

Carole Norris-Shortle, LCSW-C, LCMFT, RPT-S

 

 

Kim Cosgrove, LCSW-C

 



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