This dynamic and engaging workshop is perfect for adding play clinical therapy strategies and techniques to your repertoire. You will learn practical and engaging strategies to use immediately, for children with ADHD, depression, anxiety, ODD, and more.
The strategies and techniques you will learn in this workshop include storytelling, therapeutic board games, rating scales, Thumballs, paper and pencil games, checkers, noncompetitive games, communication games, popular children’s games such as Candy Land and Don’t Break the Ice®, and Bibliotherapy. The strategies and techniques taught in this workshop are suitable for children with a wide variety of challenges, including anger, anxiety, depression, non-compliance, disruptive behavior, and social skill deficits. A detailed course handbook will provide additional information about techniques and strategies discussed in this workshop, as well as additional resources.
This online program is worth 6.5 hours CPD.
|062370 Manual (11.95 MB)||136 Pages||Available after Purchase|
Gary G. F. Yorke, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist, is a licensed psychologist and has been in private practice in Austin, Texas, for over 20 years. He and his wife co-founded Austin Behavioral Health Center which provides play therapy and assessment services to children and adolescents. Dr. Yorke is also president and founder of childtherapytoys.com, an internet based store for child clinicians. He is the creator of My First Therapy Game, The Social and Emotional Competence Game, The Social and Emotional Competence Card Game, and author of My Medication Workbook. He has presented workshops on storytelling, ADHD, child therapy, assessment, Bipolar Disorder, Asperger’s Disorder, and the use of games in child and play therapy.
Financial: Gary G. F. Yorke is the founder and president of Childtherapytoys.com, LLC. Dr. Yorke receives royalties for The Social & Emotional Competence Game, The Social & Emotional Competence Card Game, and My Medication Workbook. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. Gary has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Gary G. F. Yorke has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
Let’s Play Games!
The Intersection of Play, Play Therapy, and Games
Strategies to Engage Children and Parents
Strategies for Young Children (3 to 6 years old)
Strategies for Elementary School Children (6 to 11 years old)
Strategies for Middle School Children (11 to 14 years old)
Special Issues in Child Therapy
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