FUN502 Child Centered Play Therapy

Child Centered Play Therapy is a theoretical framework utilized by Play Therapists. Child Centered Play Therapy Skills ensure that the child is able to safely take the lead within the therapeutic session. This unit will enable students to develop their Child Centered Play Therapy Skills.

This unit will provide students with specific Child Centered Play Therapy perspectives. The principals of Play Therapy; The use of Play Therapy Language; The ability to undertake Play Therapy Sessions. Along with the necessary practical components of setting up therapeutic Play Therapy Spaces.

Students will have a clear understanding of what Child Centered Play Therapy Theories are and how to implement them when working with children.

This unit targets professionals from a range of disciplines. The aim is to teach skills that can be incorporated in their already known skill set. This unit will be offered either by a one-day intensive block or week by week delivery

Unit Information

Semesters 1 & 2,  Summer | 2017

PRESCRIBED TEXT - ADVANCED PLAY THERAPY: ESSENTIAL CONDITIONS, KNOWLEDGE,AND SKILLS FOR CHILD PRACTICE

PRESCRIBED TEXT - PLAY THERAPY: THE ART OF RELATIONSHIP (3RD ED.)

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