Engagement, Assessment, and Treatment Planning in a Play Therapy Context
This workshop will outline a directive play therapy model for assessing children and families. Creative engagement and assessment activities will be presented. Participants will learn how to translate assessment information into a treatment plan, and guidelines for report writing will be discussed. Participants will receive a packet of assessment activities that they can use immediately in their practice.
- Apply several innovative play therapy techniques to facilitate rapport-building.
- Articulate two key guidelines when meeting with parents for the initial session.
- Implement play therapy techniques to assess children, adolescents, and families.
- List the steps for developing a treatment plan.