This play therapy training is offered Live In-Person(3-Contact CE’s) and Virtual via Zoom (3- Live- Webinar CE’s).
This training is a beginner’s introduction to provide information about child, adolescent and family experiences of gender identity that present in play therapy. This training explores the value of clarifying terms related to sex, gender, and identity with children, adolescents, and their caregivers. A description of historical, cultural and DSM conceptualizations of gender identity will be reviewed. The training includes theories of causation for Gender Dysphoria and value-based frameworks for understanding variance in gender identity. Participants will apply assessment considerations for use in play therapy and with adolescents, along with legal and ethical considerations to inform treatment for Gender Dysphoria and related conditions. The influence of the caregivers’ personal values and framework for understanding gender identity on their relationship with their gender-questioning child will be explored. Application of play therapy interventions for use in play therapy and with adolescents will also be demonstrated.
Chelsea has been a private practice clinician at the Center for Counseling and Family Relationships since 2019. She graduated with an MSW degree from California State University Fullerton in 2012.
Play Therapy Training Resources has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7206. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Play Therapy Training Resources is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
This training is non-refundable, unless cancelled by training provider. Event will be cancelled if fewer than 5 participants.
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