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Introduction to play interventions

Introductory play interventions workshop online via zoom (after hours)

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Service Description

4-8 December 2023 Closing date for registration 1 December 2023 Introductory play therapy workshop Cost: ZAR 6000 The introductory play interventions workshop is aimed at providing participants with an introduction to play interventions, different play interventions models, techniques and skills that can be applied during service-rendering to child clients with moderate emotional problems. The following aspects will be addressed: • Unique characteristics of the child client • Theoretical concepts of child-centred play interventions and gestalt play interventions • A multi-dimensional play interventions model for assessing children • How to prepare for the first play interventions session • Setting up a playroom • Goals and administrative forms for the first parent consultation (participants will receive several handouts that can be used) • Assessment play techniques for pre-school children with emotional problems • Assessment play techniques for children 5 years and older • Skills for structuring a non-directive play interventions session • Skills for setting boundaries during play interventions • Skills for building a relationships with children in the play room • Understanding children’s unique temperament and how to take this into account when planning a play session • Activities and techniques for enhancing children’s contact-making skills • Activities and techniques for enhancing children’s self-esteem • Projective techniques that can be applied during play interventions. The focus will be on drawing and painting, clay play, sand tray work, dream work and making use of puppets and puppet theatre • Self-nurturing work with children • Termination Cost ZAR 6000 for South-African participants Payment can be done via EFT into the following bank account: Bank details for direct deposits: Account name: Red Shoe Training (PTY) LTD Bank: Standard Bank Account number: 422216305 Branch code: 055534 Branch: Brandwag Please send prove of payment to International participants can request a Paypal invoice at

Contact Details

+ 0824414783

Kameeldoring Draai, Woodlands Hills Wildlife Estate, Bloemfontein, South Africa

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