A wide-range of structured play therapy techniques and their theoretical underpinnings are presented, including pre-set and prearranged play, therapist-staged dramas, facilitation of adaptive resolutions in child-generated play, contingency play, redirection, distancing, limit-setting, time-limited play therapy, and cognitive-behavioral play therapy techniques. They include the use of the Socratic method, modeling, correction of cognitive distorts, perspective-taking, and behavioral rehearsal.
Other Credits: BBS, APT: 7 CE Hrs. APT Approved Provider 98-046.
Note: Applies toward the Certificate in Play Therapy.
While the Department of Psychiatry is aware of the research on the efficacy of play therapy*, it cannot specifically endorse each play therapy intervention included in each class in the play therapy certificate program.
Course Number: PSY-40238
Credit: 0.50 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Play Therapy
There are no sections of this course currently scheduled. Please contact the Healthcare & Behavioral Sciences department at 858-534-9262 or firstname.lastname@example.org for information about when this course will be offered again.