with Jenny Reid and Rosie Dymond
Friday 16th – Saturday 17th October 2020, 10am – 4pm
This two-day event is suitable for qualified or trainee counsellors and therapists, or practitioners working in a supportive role with children and young people. The course will provide an overview of the theoretical basis of Non-Directive Play Therapy, as well as an opportunity to experience practical skills and techniques.
The training will be delivered by two BAPT qualified Play Therapists, with more than 20 years’ combined experience.
Please note that we may need to change the arrangements for this training due to COVID-19. We will communicate closely with all delegates to make sure that we can deliver the experiential training safely and effectively, which may include changing the date and/or delivering the workshop online. Any delegates who are not able to attend due to changes we make will of course have their fees refunded in full.
This interactive, experiential workshop will introduce the key theories and principles of Non-Directive Play Therapy, including:
- An introduction to psychosocial theories of child development.
- Applying the core conditions of Person Centred therapy to facilitate child led play.
- Identifying themes and dynamics, formulating and using working hypotheses.
- Involving parents and systems to build a therapeutic alliance.
- Therapeutic limit setting.
- Exploring a range of play and creative materials.
This event is offered as a stand-alone course, and will provide practitioners with a range of skills, techniques and theoretical concepts to incorporate into their ongoing professional practice.
The training will be delivered at Sheffield Quaker Meeting House, an accessible venue close to Sheffield city centre.
Cost: Standard £200; Student £160
Please note that due to changes in our organisational structure, VAT is no longer chargeable on new bookings and we are able to continue to offer this training at the original ‘Early Bird’ rates.