Webinar: A Path Towards Healing: Grief & Bereavement in Play Therapy
December 18th, 2021
From the death of a loved one to divorce and separation, children experience various forms of grief that, if left untreated, can negatively affect their health and development. This webinar addresses how the play therapy process can address grief and bereavement in children and adolescents. Attendees will leave this training with a better understanding of grief and how play therapy can help clients move towards emotional healing after losing a loved one. Time will be spent exploring themes in a child’s play that may signal grief and discussing play therapy interventions that can help address that behavior in the playroom and in teleplay sessions.
- Identify the stages of grief and how it effects children and adolescents using a play therapy framework.
- Discuss ways to engage families in the healing process in family play therapy sessions.
- Utilize specific play therapy interventions to use across the grief cycle.
- Explain various cultural considerations in grief and bereavement.