Add to calendar 2017-10-14 08:30:00 2017-10-14 04:30:00 America/Chicago Leeds, UK (October 14, 2017)* Group Theraplay Leeds, UK: October 14, 2017 Trainers: Annie Kiermaier and Petria Thorensen Please  Leeds false YYYY/MM/DD
Where: PAC-UK, Leeds (UK).

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Event description:

Group Theraplay

Leeds, UK: October 14, 2017

Trainers: Annie Kiermaier and Petria Thorensen

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Pre-requisite: Level One Theraplay training OR one day What is Theraplay seminar OR purchase Introduction to Theraplay DVD or webinar and pass CE exam.




 Group Theraplay training is for professionals who want to use Theraplay in classrooms, day care, residential settings or with family groups.  Basic knowledge about Theraplay is assumed for the one-day program (see above for pre-requisites). A two-day training is available by request for those who do not meet the pre-requisites. Click here for information about becoming a Certified Group Theraplay Specialist in the UK.

Special Features of this training:

  • The training is intensive, interactive and practical
  • It includes the opportunity for each participant to lead a group activity
  • It includes video examples of group work

Learning Objectives for Group Theraplay:

  • Describe the four dimensions of Theraplay, a modality of play therapy
  • Apply Theraplay principles to group treatment
  • Develop skills in using the group rules and group techniques through practice
  • Demonstrate how to adapt the use of Group Theraplay with various populations
  • Describe how nurturing and regulating physical connection can assist a child to feel calm and more organized in a group setting
  • List three effects of complex trauma on a child’s brain and behavior
  • Describe three techniques for managing resistance and problem situations in groups
  • List a variety of materials and activities that are appropriate for group Theraplay, a modality of play
  • List three essential strategies for successful implementation

Who should attend:

  • School counselors and social workers
  • Special education teachers (Masters level)
  • Clinicians who work with groups of children or family group therapy
  • Early childhood specialists


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