Upcoming Sparkplug meetings:
Friday, September 23rd Boston’s Area Quarterly Collegiate Play Therapy collaborative group
NH Sparkplug meeting Friday Sept 30 Plymouth State University 2 Pillsbury st. 5th Floor, Concord, NH Topic Family Play Therapy Techniques"
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2016 ANNUAL CONFERENCE- October 29, 2016
(6 CEUS) - 9:00am - 4:30pm
Verve Crowne Plaza Hotel, Natick, MA
Healing Complex Trauma Through Play
Clair Mellenthin, LCSW, RPT-S Healing Complex Trauma Through Play Therapy Working with children and families who have been exposed to trauma can be a daunting prospect for mental health clinicians. Trauma is manifested and experienced differently for each child, parent, and family system. In this exciting daylong workshop for mental health professionals and graduate students, participants will learn: • How trauma impacts brain development, relationships, and behavior. • What complex trauma entails and how to assess for the warning signs • How play therapy can help clients heal from and move beyond their personal trauma - letting go of their victim status and embracing their new role as a survivor • Learn new play therapy tips and techniques to begin using in your practice immediately! Click here for registration info and pre-conference details.