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.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Apply several innovative play therapy techniques to facilitate rapport-building.
  2. Articulate two key guidelines when meeting with parents for the initial session.
  3. Implement play therapy techniques to assess children, adolescents, and families.
  4. List the steps for developing a treatment plan.