Child Parent Relationship Therapy
This two day training will provide a comprehensive overview to the CPRT 10 week parenting course, an evidenced based program developed by Garry Landreth and Sue Bratton. Participants will learn how the program was developed, the fundamental play therapy concepts the program teaches parents, and how to convey the material to parents from varying backgrounds and needs. Participants will learn how to empower parents with skills that will enhance the bond with their children while decreasing undesirable behaviors across multiple environments. Participants will:
- Examine how Child Parent Relationship Therapy was developed.
- Identify the fundamental play therapy concepts the program teaches parents.
- Learn how to integrate this 10 week program in a clinical group setting.
- Explore ways to translate child-centered play therapy concepts to parents to assist them in the implementation the techniques at home.
- Discover how to empower parents with play therapy skills that will enhance the bond with their children.
- List ways to increase consistency in the home through the use of Therapeutic Limit Setting.
- Assess play therapy techniques to decrease undesirable behaviors across multiple environments.
- Analyze how to promote the group in the community for parents/caregivers
- Examine ways to engage parents in becoming agents of change for their children through the use of “special play time” & therapeutic limit setting.
- Evaluate the evolution of CPRT over the years.
- Discuss the importance of using pre- and post-tests.
- Identify ways a play therapist can infuse the concepts of the CPRT model into their daily play therapy practice.
*Please note: This course does not count towards UNT’s CPRT Certification requirements *
* The cost of the training includes: a copy of the CPRT manual, summary sheets on Therapeutic Limit Setting developed by Sarah & a power point of the 10 week course created & used over the years by Sarah Lehman. *