Order in the Playroom! Play Therapy with Court-Mandated Clients
This training will talk about the dynamics of the court system, including being a court ordered play therapist for children. We will briefly look at ethical principles involved in when testifying as an expert play therapist. Participants will learn different play therapy interventions to use with court-ordered children in the playroom, as well as ways to include parents and guardians, as appropriate.Group play-therapy activities to use with juvenile offenders will also be explored. Participants will:
- Review the basic principles of the legal system and how that may affect behaviors in the playroom.
- Explore play therapy techniques to use with children and adolescents involved in the court system.
- Discuss various ethical standards around producing documentation and the release of confidential information from play therapy sessions