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NEFESH & NEXT CHAPTER Professional Development

Series: Play Therapy Techniques

Rex, Puppets, and Play Therapy

Previously Recorded

Presenter: Allan Gonsher, LSCSW, RPT/S with Dr. Paul Fine

60 minutes

Learning Objectives:
  1. Learn the “theory” of puppet play in play therapy
  2. Apply theory to practice in play therapy
  3. Leave with several new play therapy “techniques” on how to use puppets
Resources for further study:

This webinar offers 1 APT CE/NYS ED Self Study Credits

Rex ( A tyrannosaurus) has had a formidable presence in Kids-Inc for 35 years. He has been Dr. Fine’s “assistant” for 60 years. Rex is a puppet who has played with kids, hugged them, reprimanded them, and even enjoyed a snack with them. A puppet can have a tremendous impact on our kid population…..and even their families. Learn from a nationally renowned Child/Adolescent Psychiatrist, Dr. Paul Fine. This webinar will help you conceptualize the theory of play with puppets in play therapy. Learn lessons from 60 years of practice by Dr. Fine. This interview by Allan M. Gonsher, with his mentor of 35 years, will challenge you in how ,why, and what you do with puppets. Guaranteed good time and will leave you with ideas.
Learning Objectives:
  1. Learn the “theory” of puppet play in play therapy
  2. Apply theory to practice in play therapy
  3. Leave with several new play therapy “techniques” on how to use puppets
Resources for further study:

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CEs are offered through:
  • Kids Inc. (APT Approved Provider 10-275) is approved by the Association for Play Therapy to offer Continuing education specific to 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 #0048