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Play Therapy Australasia Introductory Course

This course has been accredited by Play Therapy International (PTI).

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An Introduction to Play Therapy
Designed For 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
Synopsis 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 children.
Venue Claudelands Events Centre, Hamilton, New Zealand
For detailed information please e-mail PTI / Bridget on: contact@ptiworldwide.org
Award Certificate of Attendance
Duration One day (9am - 5pm)
Provider Play Therapy Australasia
Fees $250 AUD
Dates 2nd February, 2019.

For detailed information please e-mail PTI / Bridget: contact@ptiworldwide.org
Programme 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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