Introductory play therapy Bloemfontein

Play therapy with children with mild to moderate emotional problems

  • Starts Apr 28
  • 6,200 South African rand
  • Kameeldoringdraai 8, Woodland Hills Estate, Bloemfontein

Service Description

28 April - 1 May 2021 - Bloemfontein During this four days in-person play therapy workshop, the following will be covered: • Unique characteristics of the child client • Theoretical concepts of child-centred play therapy and gestalt play therapy • A multi-dimensional play therapy model for assessing children • How to prepare for the first play therapy 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 therapy session • Skills for setting boundaries during play therapy • 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 therapy. The focus will be on drawing and painting, clay play, sand tray therapy, dream work and making use of puppets and puppet theatre • Self-nurturing work with children • Termination in play therapy During the workshop the focus will be on experiential learning and course participants will get the opportunity to take part in drawing, clay play, sand play, sensory work and work with puppets. DVD’s will be shown to further illustrate certain concepts. Course hours are from 8:30-16:30 daily, with tea/coffee breaks, as well as lunch breaks. Tea and coffee are included in the course, but lunches are excluded. Please bring your own picnic basket for lunch. Cost: R6200-00 To register, please pay directly via Paypal of do eft in the following bank account: Bank details for direct deposits: B Blom ABSA Account number: 4050777253 Branch code: 334-334 Please send prove of payment to Closing date for registration: 1 April 2021

Upcoming Sessions

Contact Details

+ 0824414783

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