This training is designed to teach participants the fundamentals of the Theraplay model. After completing this training, participants will be able to begin applying Theraplay principles into their work with existing and new clients. An optional Group Theraplay training will take place on the last day of the training.
Theraplay® is a child and family modality of play therapy for building and enhancing attachment, self-esteem, trust in others, and joyful engagement. Theraplay involves the parents in play therapy an immediate and positive way. The involvement gives them experiences of success and pride in their children so they can feel motivated to support them through the play therapy process. Through work with the parents, including helping them develop empathy for their child, conveying practitioner empathy for them, and building their confidence in their parenting capacities, practitioners can support long-term change in the family system. This seven-hour training is designed to teach participants the fundamentals of working with a wide range of parents and caregivers using the Theraplay model.
Nurture and Play (NaP) is a parent – child intervention based on Theraplay and mentalizing theory. This two day training will take place October 6-7, 2023. The trainer is Hanna […]