Child and Play Therapy Series
Through a grant from Methodist Healthcare Ministries, The Ecumenical Center is able to bring in some of the top educators in the field of child and play therapy for one and two day workshops.
Join us by registering for an upcoming workshop here.
Child Parent Relationship Training (CPRT)
Child Parent Relationship Training – also called Filial Therapy is a researched, 10 week parenting course for parents with children under the age of 10 that teaches parents how to use some of the same skills that play therapists use to help children experiencing social, emotional or behavioral problems. FACILITATOR’S: Nancy Franklin, LCSW, ACSW, Registered … Continued
Despite the negative view that most of society has toward the teenage population, these children often have tremendous obstacles to overcome in their life and are in desperate need of support and encouragement. This workshop will help participants learn how to connect with teenagers and understand common developmental misconceptions that often encourage negative stereotypes. Developmental … Continued
This workshop is intended to provide advanced play therapists a cursory understanding of Jungian Analytical Play Therapy with the intention to provide them with a relevant model and structure by which they can deepen their understanding of children’s therapeutic play. Learning Objectives Participants will: Gain a clear understanding of the development of a child’s psyche … Continued
Gifted children often have intense emotions to match their strong abilities. This presentation will give counselors tools for guiding parents and teachers so that they in turn can help gifted children achieve to their potential and contribute to their community.
In this two-day presentation, participants will learn how Child-Centered Play Therapy (CCPT) honors and highlights the innate resources of the child to heal and thus fosters resilience in children. An Integrative Approach will be shared consisting of contributions from CCPT, Directive Play Therapy, CBT, Family Therapy, and Animal-Assisted Therapy can be blended to offer what … Continued
This presentation will provide an overview of the multi-cultural aspects of counseling with the military population and discuss common issues in this group.