NEAPT Virtual Conference
Session 3: Playful Supervision Skills for All Levels…Basics and Beyond! - Jenn Lefebre, PsyD, RPT-S
The role of the play therapy supervisor changes when supervising therapists at different developmental levels, frominterns or new therapists through thosewho have had extensive training and experience in play therapy.This 3-hour workshop provides training in understanding thedevelopmental process of the play therapist and anoverview of various supervisory models.We will review the broader nuances of the supervisory relationship includingthe work, process and ethical responsibilities for supervising those providing play therapy services. We will examine the supervisor’s role in assisting play therapists in developing insight into counter-transference, vicarious trauma, and compassion fatigue, as well as an understanding of the energy required to provide high quality play therapy services. Through this training, participants will learn practical strategies to be prepared to supervise a variety of circumstances that may emerge from the work required of professionals who offer play therapy on a regular basis.
Participants will be able to…
1. Identify 2 developmental supervision models and how they apply to various levels of play therapists (interns through advanced).
2. Explain the importance of the supervisory relationship with therapists providing play therapy services including appropriate boundaries, structure and regularity of supervision interaction.
3. Enumerate the varying roles of supervisor including didactic and evaluative responsibilities in overseeing the therapists work with child clients and parents.
4. Define vicarious trauma and compassion fatigue in order to differentiate among the ways these are exhibited in play therapy clinicians.
5. Demonstrate at least 3 ways to address countertransference and burnout within your supervisees.
About our presenter: Jenn Lefebre, PsyD, RPT-S, TCTSY-F is a clinical psychologist, registered play therapist supervisor, and trauma-sensitive yoga facilitator. She is the president-elect for the New England Association for Play Therapy, a member of the Complex Trauma Treatment Affiliates, and an advisor for the International Association of Trauma Professionals. Dr. Lefebre's clinical and research interests focus on the assessment and treatment of children, adolescents, adults and families whose lives have been impacted by complex trauma, having extensive experience working with young children (0-5), adult survivors of severe childhood abuse and neglect, first responders, and combat veterans. Dr. Lefebre is the founder and clinical director of Healing the Child Within, a holistic trauma center in northwestern Connecticut which integrates psychotherapy, EMDR, SMART, ARC, trauma sensitive yoga, play therapy, and the expressive arts into the treatment of complex trauma. She also provides clinical supervision and play therapy consultation throughout New England and online, and is an adjunct faculty member at several universities, teaching both at the undergraduate and graduate level. In addition to being an experienced play therapist and professor, Dr. Lefebre is a sought-after expert for speaking engagements, podcasts and webinars on the topics of play therapy and complex childhood trauma. Additionally, Dr. Lefebre is an approved CEU provider for the Association for Play Therapy and EMDRIA, and is finalizing the process of becoming an EMDR consultant.
Limited to 40 participants.
If you want Continuing Education, you must register separately. Continuing Education is available for $25. You only need to register ONCE, which will be valid for all sessions scheduled from Thursday, 10/29/20 through Saturday, 10/31/20.
VIRTUAL: This will be a virtual meeting. Participants will be awarded CONTACT CE after successful completion of a post test. Participants must be visible throughout the presentation. Due to COVID-19 health concerns, this one-time online event has been approved by APT for 3 CONTACT CE Hours.
Please join us from 12:15 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. for a Halloween Party for anyone registered for any of the workshops!
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CANCELLATION POLICY: All cancellations must be requested in writing and received no later than October 5, 2020. Cancellations are subject to $25 processing fee. No refunds after October 5, 2020. Substitutions (allowing another person to attend in your place) may be made in writing for no additional cost.
CONTINUING EDUCATION: This program is co-sponsored, by the New England Association for Play Therapy and The Institute for Continuing Education. This session offers a total of 3.00 contact hours.
Continuing education credit is awarded on a daily basis, with full attendance required for the days attended. The CE processing fee is $25.00, to be paid by participants who wish to make application for CE credit for their participation in the program. Application forms and other required CE materials will be available on site for submission to The Institute for Continuing Education. If you have questions regarding the program, continuing education learning objectives, faculty, contact The Institute at: 800-557-1950 / email: firstname.lastname@example.org
NOTE: To receive continuing education credit, applicants must complete all CE materials, sign in/out at designated locations, and submit an evaluation form for the sessions attended.
NOTE: It is the responsibility of the attendee to determine if CE credit offered by The Institute for Continuing Education meets the regulations of their state licensing/certification board.
NOTE: The program workshops do not offer “ethics” hours. CE credit is not academic and may not be used toward fulfillment of a degree.
Psychology: The Institute for Continuing Education is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Institute for Continuing Education maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
Counseling: For counselors seeking CE credit, The Institute for Continuing Education will submit a co-sponsorship application to NBCC for this program. New York: The Institute for Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. Provider MHC-0016.
Social Work: Application for social work continuing education credit has been submitted. This website will be updated regarding approval. New York: The Institute for Continuing Education 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, Provider SW-0025. New Jersey: This program will NOT be submitted for pre-approval for New Jersey social workers.
Marriage/Family Therapy: The Institute for Continuing Education is a recognized provider of continuing education by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for MFT, Provider MFT-0012. Massachusetts: This program has not been pre-approved for MA MFTs.
Play Therapy: The Institute for Continuing Education is approved by The Association for Play Therapy to sponsor continuing education specific to play therapy. The Institute maintains responsibility for the program. APT Approved Provider 98-040. New England Association for Play Therapy APT Approved Provider 02-123. Due to COVID-19 health concerns, this one-time online event has been approved by APT for 3 CONTACT CE Hours.
Skills Level: Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced. Attendees are urged to review the session descriptions to determine appropriateness for professional and personal needs.
Instructional Methodology: May include lecture, demonstration, audio/visual, experiential practice of techniques, case examples, large and small group discussion.
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