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In-Person Seminar

Play Therapy: Attachment-Based Treatment Interventions for Trauma, Anxiety, OCD and More!


Faculty:
Tammi Van Hollander, LCSW, RPT
Duration:
Full Day
Product Code:
LIP063470
Brochure Code:
PNV86510
Media Type:
In-Person Seminar - Also available: Digital Seminar | DVD | Live Webinar
Location:
Plainview, New York
Available Dates:

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Description

Course Description:

Play Therapy is an incredible communication tool for children. Children speak the language of play and the toys are their words. Play therapy allows children to:

  • Manage anger and express thoughts and feelings
  • Improve self-control and boost self-esteem
  • Reduce fear, anxiety and depression
  • Heal trauma

You will leave with a toolbox filled with ready to use Play Therapy techniques that you can immediately implement in your work with children and also adapt for clients of all ages.

Attend this workshop and you will learn how to communicate with children through play, strengthen relationships, help children regulate their minds and bodies, and to help them create a safe space to heal. Experience the fun-filled power of play therapy and other expressive arts modalities. Tammi Van Hollander, LCSW, RPT, will show you how to effectively use sand trays, bibliotherapy, mindfulness and so many other powerful techniques. Much of this conference will include active learning and hands-on participation. Get ready to learn and have fun!

 

Credits


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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing and passing the on-line post-test evaluation). 

Continuing Education Information: Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this live event. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether live activities are an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact cepesi@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before the event.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of your profession.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your profession's standards.

All members of the PESI, Inc. planning committee have provided disclosures of financial relationships with ineligible organizations and any relevant non-financial relationships prior to planning content for this activity. None of the committee members had relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies or other potentially biasing relationships to disclose to learners.  For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.

CE Information is based on 100% attendance.


Counselors

This educational offering consists of 6.25 clock hour(s) of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from this offering and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements. 


Connecticut Counselors

CE credit is available. This course consists of 6.25 continuing education clock hours for Connecticut Counselors. The Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies confirm acceptance of this program as a qualifying continuing education activity if approved by the Association of Social Work Boards (Sec. 20-195cc-3). Please see social work CE statements for this program.


New York Counselors

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Mental Health Counselors. #MHC-0033. This activity will qualify for 7.5 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance


Educators/Teachers

This course is designed to qualify towards your professional development requirement. The course is 6.25 clock hours in length.


New York Educators

PESI, Inc. is an approved sponsor of CTLE with the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) Office of Teaching Initiatives. Provider #23567. This activity will qualify for 6.25 Approved Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) Hour(s), in the area of Pedagogy. Hours are based on full attendance. Board required certificates will be sent after the program.


Marriage & Family Therapists

This activity consists of 380 minutes of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the activity advertisement, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements. 


New York Marriage & Family Therapists

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists. #MFT-0024. This activity will qualify for 7.5 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance


Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants

AOTA

PESI, Inc. is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. Provider #: 3322. Full attendance at this course qualifies for 6.0 contact hours or .6 CEUs in the Category of Domain of OT and Occupational Therapy Process. Partial credit will be issued for partial attendance. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Course Level: Intermediate.


Connecticut Psychologists

CE credit is available. This course consists of 6.25  continuing education credit hours for Connecticut Psychologists. CT Gen Stat Sec. 20-191c Continuing Education (b)(3) confirms acceptance of continuing education programs relevant to psychology from a nationally recognized provider of continuing education seminars. PESI, Inc. is a nationally recognized provider of continuing education seminars with multiple national CE approvals. This course consists of 6.25  continuing education credit hours.


New Jersey Psychologists

CE credit is available. This course consists of 6.0 continuing education credit hours for New Jersey Psychologists. The New Jersey Administrative Code, Title 13 Law and Public Safety, Chapter 42, Board of Psychological Examiners, Section 13:42-10.21 Continuing Education Programs, confirms acceptance of continuing education programs relevant to psychology from providers approved by the American Medical Association (AMA). This live activity is certified for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ by PESI as an accredited ACCME provider authorized to award credit by the AMA. PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


New York Psychologists

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Psychology as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychologists #PSY-0014. This activity will qualify for 7.5 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.


Psychologists & Physicians

Physicians: PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. PESI, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Psychologists: The following state psychologist boards recognize activities sponsored by PESI, Inc. as an approved ACCME provider: Alaska, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Wisconsin. This activity consists of 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Certificates of attendance will be issued for you to submit to your state licensing board to recognize for continuing education credit.


Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists

This course contains 6.0 hours of live continuing education. It was not offered for ASHA CEUs. Please retain your certificate of completion. If audited for ASHA Certification Maintenance, you can submit this certificate of completion at that time. For state licensure, teacher certification renewal, or other credential renewal, contact those agencies for information about your reporting responsibilities and requirements.


Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists

Intermediate Level

.6 ASHA CEUs

 

** Please note that Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists must complete the post-test and evaluation within two weeks of attending the live event if they would like their participation submitted to the ASHA CE Registry. Detailed instructions will be provided the day of the program under the Handouts section of the online program.


Social Workers

PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: January 27, 2020 - January 27, 2023. Social Workers completing this course receive 6.25 Clinical continuing education credits. Course Level: Intermediate. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to social workers who complete the program evaluation.

 

Canadian Social Workers: Canadian provinces may accept activities approved by the ASWB for ongoing professional development.


Social Workers (NASW)

This program is approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval #886759332-4441) for 6.0 continuing education contact hours in Social Work.


New York Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0008. This activity will qualify for 7.5 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance. 


Other Professions

This activity qualifies for 380 continuing education minutes as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements. 



Handouts/Brochure

Faculty

Tammi Van Hollander, LCSW, RPT's Profile

Tammi Van Hollander, LCSW, RPT Related seminars and products

Owner

Main Line Play Therapy


Tammi Van Hollander, LCSW, RPT-S, is a licensed clinical social worker and registered play therapist. She is the owner of Main Line Play Therapy in Ardmore, PA. Tammi is an international speaker and play advocate. She is a certified trainer for the Nurtured Heart Approach®, a certified FirstPlay® practitioner, trained in level one Theraplay® and EMDR. Her work and creative interventions in the field of play therapy have been published an internationally recognized. Her Facebook community is internationally recognized for her resources and interventions that are shared with teachers, parents, clinicians and other professionals. She specializes in attachment, sandtray play therapy & sensory integration working with children, families, and adults of all ages. Tammi is the author of an attachment-based multisensory story titled, Casey's Greatness Wings: Teaching Mindfulness, Connection and Courage to Children. For more information on Tammi's publications and work, visit her website at www.mainlineplaytherapy.com.

 

Speaker Disclosures: 

Financial: Tammi Van Hollander is the owner of Main Line Therapy, LLC. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. 

Non-Financial: Tammi Van Hollander is a member of the Association for Play Therapy.


Additional Info

Program Information

Questions?

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Live Event Schedule

Please note: There will be a 60 minute lunch and two 15-minute breaks; one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Lunch and break times will be announced by the speaker and at their discretion. A more detailed schedule is available upon request.


Objectives

  1. Assess anxiety symptoms using play therapy techniques to better inform treatment outcomes.
  2. Evaluate the ethical implications and clinical limitations of using play therapy in clinical practice.
  3. Integrate attachment-based play activities into your practice to improve client engagement in treatment.
  4. Discover how trauma impacts brain development, and how play therapy can strengthen relationships and improve behavior.
  5. Demonstrate an effective evidence-based play therapy technique that can treat trauma symptoms and be used with your clients.
  6. Determine how play therapy can reframe trauma experiences, increase self-regulation and connect to a mind-body awareness.

Outline

Play Therapy – Why Play

Getting Started
  • Therapeutic benefit
  • Limitations & potential risks
  • Assessment and diagnostic
  • From intake to termination
  • An ongoing process
  • Therapeutic benefits
  • Engaging children in play
  • Neurobiology of play
  • Repair of developmental trauma
  • Tools for self-regulation
Disorders and Client Situations
  • Trauma/PTSD
  • Anxiety
  • OCD
  • Depression and self-esteem issues
  • ADHD
  • Abuse
  • Divorce
  • Loss
Play Therapy Techniques
  • Non-Directive Techniques:
    • Client-centered play therapy
    • Sandtray
    • Music and art
  • Directive Techniques:
    • 3 Animals
    • Red Light/Green Light Scribble
    • Fun with feathers
    • Puppet Play
    • Bubble Tennis
    • 7 Sentence Story
    • Build a House®
    • Kinesthetic Storytelling®
    • Mind Jars
    • Worry Dolls
    • Fantasy Island
    • Superhero Gadgets
    • Mindful Freeze Dance
    • Worry Brain Trap
    • Self Care Mind Maps
    • Labyrinths
    • Sandtray Interventions
Areas of Caution
  • Wet and dry
    • Selecting the right mediums
    • The Limbic System
  • Importance of collaboration
  • Children who have been abused
  • Sexualized and acting out behaviors
  • Importance of self-care

Target Audience

  • Play Therapists
  • Psychologists
  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Educators
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Speech-Language Pathologists

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