Are you looking for more interactive approaches for working with children and teens? This training focuses on games that will assist in identifying coping skills that can be used to decrease clients frustration tolerance and increase the clients self-regulation. Different games that can be used to assist in challenging clients in the moment which allows them to increase their muscle memory while lowering their frustration tolerance levels by using their coping skills in the moment then transfer this experience to other situations. Understand how to use a subjective unit distress scale (SUDS). Learn how a significant historical approach in play therapy can guide your session. Incorporate games in sessions to increase the client’s frustration tolerance and then reduce the clie. Increase clients’ coping skills in a session to increase their muscle memory. These six challenging interventions can also be used with clients to reduce their anxiety, OCD, depression, behavior challenged with working with adults and children. This training meets criteria for Play Therapy Skills and Methods to become a Registered Play Therapist.
- Participants will learn about the effects of trauma on the brain and how it affects behaviors
- Participants will learn how to use a SUDS and incorporated internal cues to reduce anxiety and frustration
- Participants will learn about a significant historically approach as a foundation to implementing games in sessions
- Participants will learn eight interactive play therapy interventions to assist building muscle memory
- Participants will learn how to incorporate games to increase client coping skills