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Online advanced play interventions

Advanced training- handling traumatised and attachment disorder kids

  • Started 15 Jul
  • 7 000 South African rand
  • Online via zoom

Service Description

Date: 15-20 July 2024 Cost: ZAR7000-00 Closing date for registration: 1 July 2024 The advanced play interventions workshop is aimed at providing participants with an advanced level of knowledge and skills to integrate different play models and techniques with specific child client populations with more serious emotional problems/trauma. The following aspects will be addressed: • Effect of trauma on children • Symptoms in traumatized children • Post-traumatic stress disorder in children • The psycho-physiology of trauma (effects on the brain stem, limbic system and neocortex) • Difference between grief and trauma and how to explain this to parents • Assessment of traumatised children – a multi-dimensional model and specific assessment techniques • Therapeutic treatment of traumatized children • Characteristics of post traumatic play in children (how to distinguish between dynamic and stagnant play during play) • How and when to intervene in repetitive post-traumatic play • Play techniques for assessing and treating traumatized children • Steps for trauma focused play in children • Dealing with resistance, transference and counter-transference in play • Four assessment techniques for assessing families (through drawings, sand play and puppet shows) • Attachment disorders and treating these children • Play techniques for assessment of parent/child interaction and attachment (how to determine which aspects need to be addressed during developing re-parenting programmes) • Play techniques for treating attachment disorders in children (how to implement re-parenting strategies, focusing on challenge, nurture, structure and engagement) • Parent/child relationship therapy – improving parent/child attachment through play therapy and teaching parents how to do non-directive play therapy with their own children You will receive a course manual of 130 pages via email before the course starts South-African participants can register online and pay via eft in the following bank account: Account name: Red Shoe Training (PTY) LTD Bank: Standard Bank Account number: 422216305 Branch code: 055534 Branch: Brandwag Send prove of payment to: International participants can register online and request a Paypal invoice at

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Contact Details

+ 0824414783

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

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