The California Association for Play Therapy Presents
Therapeutic Gaming in Play Therapy
Michael Ehrig, LMFT
Saturday, 7/9/22 – 10:00am-12:30pm PST
2 CEs via Live Webinar
Sometimes it can be difficult to navigate and understand the relationship of children’s digital worlds and their feelings and behaviors. In this workshop, attendees will learn accessible digital platforms to integrate to connect with digital native clients and play therapy interventions that can be used in session to achieve treatment goals.
Michael Ehrig, LCSW is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who specializes in working with children and families. For over five years, he has worked in a wide variety of clinical settings, ranging from community nonprofit organizations to schools and private clinics. Michael is a clinical application specialist and develops technology to address the mental health needs of children. Michael presents on the integration of technology into mental health in national and international settings and utilizes various technology platforms and evidence-based practices to target cognitive and emotional behavior. Michael obtained his bachelor’s degree in psychology and Master of Science in marriage and family therapy from the University of La Verne.
- Describe 2 or more digital play therapy strategies to understand a child’s digital world.
- List 3 digital platforms commonly used by adolescents in today’s digital society.
- Explain the importance of speaking the client’s language in digital play therapy.
- Explain how digital genres can be used with a prescriptive play therapy approach.
Continuing Education: This workshop meets the qualifications for 2 hours of continuing education credit per day for Psychologists, MFTs & LCSWs and LPCC’s. The California Association for Play Therapy (CALAPT) is approved by the Association for Play Therapy to offer continuing education specific to play therapy (APT Approved Provider # 00-094). The California Association for Play Therapy is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Psychologists may receive 6 hours of continuing education credit for this workshop. The California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) now recognizes APA continuing education credit for license renewal for LCSWs, MFTs and LPCCs. The California Association for Play Therapy maintains responsibility for this program and its contents. NO CREDIT FOR PARTIAL ATTENDANCE.
Who Should Attend: Social Workers, Marriage, Family & Child Therapists, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors, School Counselors, Psychologists, Students, and Interns.
Instructional Level: Introductory
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