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Digital Seminar

Module 10: Play Therapy for Tweens and Teens Session 2


Speaker:
Jennifer Lefebre, PsyD, RPT-S
Duration:
1 Hour 18 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Mar 21, 2019
Product Code:
POS054800_M10
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Credits


* Credit Note - ***CE Details Can Be Found Under the First Session


Speaker

Jennifer Lefebre, PsyD, RPT-S's Profile

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Jennifer Lefebre, PsyD, RPT-S, is a clinical psychologist, registered play therapist supervisor, and trauma-sensitive yoga facilitator. She is the president-elect for the New England Association for Play Therapy. Her clinical and research interests focus on the assessment and treatment of children, adolescents, adults and families whose lives have been impacted by complex trauma. Dr. Lefebre has extensive experience working with young children (0-5), adult survivors of severe childhood abuse and neglect, first responders, and combat veterans.

Dr. Lefebre is the clinical director at Healing the Child Within, a holistic trauma center in northwestern Connecticut which integrates psychotherapy, yoga, play, and expressive arts therapies into the treatment of complex trauma. She also provides clinical supervision and play therapy consultation throughout New England and online, and an adjunct faculty member at several universities, teaching both at the undergraduate and graduate level. In addition to being an experienced play therapist and professor, Dr. Lefebre is a sought-after expert for speaking engagements, podcasts and webinars on the topics of play therapy and complex childhood trauma.

 

Speaker Disclosures: 

Financial:  Jennifer Lefebre is in private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial:  Jennifer Lefebre is a member of the Association of Play Therapy.

 


Objectives

  1. Facilitate verbal and nonverbal expressions of thoughts, feelings, and behaviors in teens and tweens through the use of four or more play therapy interventions.
  2. Develop play therapy strategies that build resilience and self-esteem.
  3. Discover how play therapy can increase engagement and build therapeutic rapport within this dynamic developmental stage via play-based assessments and icebreakers.
  4. Evaluate the balance between both structure & freedom and independence & dependence, and learn at least four play therapy strategies to maintain this flow.
  5. Build confidence in teaching caregivers how to play with their adolescents, and how to make these experiences part of their daily routines.
  6. Integrate play therapy and traditional therapies to support the constant shifts in this developmental stage.

Reviews

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Total Reviews: 3

Comments

JULIE D

"Good to have a play therapy course on engaging teenagers. Seriously it's a topic not ussually traveled and this was nice to gain some knowledge about. "

Susan M

"NA"

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