The California Association for Play Therapy Northern Conference Presents:
Playing Perfectly: A Play Therapist’s Guide for Working with OCD in Play Therapy
Presented by Lisa Dion, LPC, RPT-S
Earn 6 Contact CEs
June 26, 2021 – 9:30am-4pm PST
Workshop Description From perfectionism to anxiety to self–doubt, the world of a child struggling with OCD can be incredibly overwhelming. Come explore how to support these children in play therapy and discover how their need for perfection is in fact perfect.
- List the symptoms of OCD and how they present themselves in play therapy
- Describe OCD and perfectionism as a strategy to regulate the nervous system and how to support the child’s need for regulation
- Describe the possible connection between OCD and a child’s genius and the implications of this when working with OCD in play therapy
- Identify how play therapy helps a child with OCD and perfectionism learn how to regulate through their anxiety and need for perfectionism.
- Discover ways to help a child integrate and manage some of the fears that may be driving the perfectionistic behaviors
- Describe how a therapist’s own perfectionism in a play therapy session can hinder or support a child’s play therapy process
Continuing Education: This workshop meets the qualifications for 6 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 to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. 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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