Play Therapy Australasia Introductory Course
This course has been accredited by Play Therapy International (PTI).
Application form is available as a: MS Word or PDF. Click to download.
An Introduction to Play Therapy
||Anyone interested in using play therapy or developing their skills in working with children. Also for those wishing to make a career decision.
It is at stage 1 of the PTUK four stage training model
||The course introduces mainly non-directive play techniques based upon the humanistic model of
Carl Rogers and the work of Virginia Axline, Rachel Pinney and Violet Oaklander.. We will be outlining
different techniques in play therapy. Participants will experience non-directive play therapy for
themselves through sandworlds and a dip into the main skills (art, music, movement and storytelling).
We will also cover employment opportunities and training requirements for working therapeutically with
||Claudelands Events Centre, Hamilton, New Zealand
For detailed information please e-mail PTI / Bridget on: email@example.com
||Certificate of Attendance
||One day (9am - 5pm)
||Play Therapy Australasia
2nd February, 2019.
For detailed information please e-mail PTI / Bridget: firstname.lastname@example.org
|| We will be introducing you to different techniques in play therapy and you will experience: sandworlds,
music, art, stories and creative visualisation.
We will also cover employment opportunities in working therapeutically with children.
|Faculty / Facilitators
||Facilitator: Fiona Howell, Registered Play Therapist, Clinical Manager, PostGrad Dip Play Therapy, BBSc, RN, Clinical Supervisor (Provisional), Credentialed Mental Health Nurse, AHPRA, APPTA, PTI, ACMHN.
2nd facilitator: Tjinta Pearse-Donald, Clinical team leader, PostGrad Cert Play Therapy, BA (Psych), Dip Youth Work, AAPTA
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