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NEFESH ALL POINTS NORTH LODGE Professional Development

Series: Play Therapy Techniques

Non-Traditional Families and Their Caregivers:
Adoption and Kinship Care in Play Therapy

Previously Recorded

Presenter: Julie Plunkett, LPC, LCPC

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120 minutes

Learning Objectives:
  1. Understand the different types of families children live in and how the power of play can help in their family.
  2. Be able to state the strengths and challenges inherit in each type of caregiver in play therapy
  3. Learn effective parenting techniques to use with families in play therapy

This webinar offers 2 NYS ED Self Study Credits

Learn how various caregivers’ play a part in the child’s life and in the play therapy process. Learn how to include all current and potential caregivers in the process of play therapy in order to make systemic change to further benefit the child. Learn the unique characteristics each family situation brings to the child’s life. Understand how to work with the particular challenges that a parent present and ways to engaged the parent or caregiver. The different types of caregivers addressed will be birth families, blended families, kinship care families, foster care families, and adopted families. Embark on a challenging and heartwarming experience into the unique world of the caregiver!
Learning Objectives:
  1. Understand the different types of families children live in and how the power of play can help in their family.
  2. Be able to state the strengths and challenges inherit in each type of caregiver in play therapy
  3. Learn effective parenting techniques to use with families in play therapy

  • NEFESH International is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an Approved Provider of Continuing Education for Licensed Social Workers (#SW-0048), and by the NYSED’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an Approved Provider of Continuing Education for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (#MFT-0046) and Licensed Mental Health Counselors (#MHC-0082).