Add to calendar 2017-11-13 08:30:00 2017-11-16 04:30:00 America/Chicago Quito, Ecuador (November 13-16, 2017) Level One Theraplay & Marschak Interaction Method (MIM) Quito, Ecuador (November 13-16, 2017) Trainers: Donna Gates Pricing and booking policies vary at international training (outside of the U.S.)  Quito false YYYY/MM/DD
Where: Quito, Ecuador, Quito (EC).

For more information or to register contact Glenda Villamarin at glendaz8@yahoo.com.

 
Event description:

Level One Theraplay & Marschak Interaction Method (MIM)

Quito, Ecuador (November 13-16, 2017)

Trainers: Donna Gates


Pricing and booking policies vary at international training (outside of the U.S.) Please contact us and we will put you in touch with international training sponsors for more information.

 

Special Features of this training:

  • Using video, we feature demonstration of treatment of a real client family including the MIM assessment, feedback to the parents and several Theraplay sessions
  • The training is interactive, intense and practical—you’ll leave with the knowledge and skills to begin using Theraplay in your work
  • It features video of Theraplay treatment with many different clients in addition to the demonstration family
  • The training includes interactive sessions to practice a variety of Theraplay activities
  • The training concludes with the creation of a treatment plan for one of your own clients and a chance to practice it for feedback

Program Content:

  • Principles of attachment theory on an intellectual and experiential level
  • The Four Dimensions of Theraplay  
  • The Theraplay protocol
  • An introduction to the Marschak Interaction Method (MIM): administration, analysis and as a guide for treatment planning
  • Adapting Theraplay for working with children and families impacted by complex trauma and other populations
  • Managing resistance throughout the treatment process
  • Managing countertransference in your work  with children and families
  • Implementing Theraplay into your practice

Learning Objectives for Level One Theraplay & MIM:

  • Administer the MIM and analyze it at a beginning level.
  • List 3 goals to be achieved during a MIM feedback sessionwith parents.
  • Utilize the MIM as a guide for treatment planning.
  • Describe the four dimensions of Theraplay, a modality ofplay therapy.
  • Demonstrate one activity from each dimension:Structure, Engagement, Nurture and Challenge.
  • Describe 3 possible ways of adapting Theraplay treatmentto meet the needs of a child with complex trauma.
  • Describe how to guide parents to participate in aTheraplay treatment session.

Level One training prepares participants to begin using Theraplay Informed Practice in their work.  We recommend beginning with an easier case to get practice and confidence before trying to work with complex families or trauma.  Professional development opportunities to improve Theraplay skills are available, including Level Two training with its modular options.

Trainings outside of the U.S. may have a different daily schedule.

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