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The Use of Self in Play Therapy

March 25 @ 4:00 am 11:00 am CDT

Meraki Institute of Learning

March 25th, 2022

Live In-Person Workshop

Time: 9:00am to 4:00pm

Cost: $100-$140

Workshop Level: All

Instructor:

Lindsey Swales, LISW, RPT-S

Location:

Tanager Place Estle Center Lower Level Training Room

1030 5th Ave SE, Cedar Rapids Iowa

Training Hours:

Play therapy credit available to mental health professionals & graduate students in a mental health program

  • Total: 5.5 Contact CEs
  • Play Therapy History (1hr)
  • Play Therapy Seminal or Historically Significant Theories (2hr)
  • Play Therapy Skills & Methods (3hrs)
Association of Play Therapy
APT Approved Provider #16-457

What to Expect – Use of Self in Play Therapy

Play Therapy requires providers to have good insight to who they are and how it impacts the way they show up in the play room.

The Use of Self in Play Therapy workshop will provide experiential learning to help you discover your personality traits, values and preferences in relationships.

Play Therapists will gain insight and explore ways to find meaning, success, and satisfaction in their work. Learn strategies for intentionality and discover why some clients feel more difficult than others.

As a result of attending this training, you will know how to use authentic relationships with children and families in play therapy for optimal job satisfaction.

Use of Self in Play Therapy Learning Objectives

After attending this workshop, Participants will be able to

  1. Discover your preferences, values and personality make up and how these concepts impact your role as a play therapist.
  2. Explore and gain insight into these components and how to be intentional and aware in order to be the most effective play therapist.
  3. Learn ways to use this insight and awareness in daily play therapy practices with clients.
  4. Practice and apply ways of using self-awareness and the YOU intervention in play therapy.
  5. Explore ways to take care of self to manage stressors related to role as play therapist

Workshop Schedule

  • 9:00am to 10:30am: Instruction
  • 10:30am to 10:45am: Break
  • 10:45am to 12:00pm: Instruction
  • 12:00pm to 1:00pm: Lunch (on your own)
  • 1:00pm to 2:30pm: Instruction
  • 2:30pm-4:00pm: Instruction

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Lindsey Swales, LISW, RPT-S
Lindsey Swales, LISW, RPT-S

Lindsey serves in the role of Outpatient Clinical Manager at Tanager Place, while continuing to provide therapy to a small caseload of clients. Lindsey is a Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW) and Registered Play Therapist- Supervisor (RPT-S). Lindsey has a deep passion for working with children and families who have experienced adverse experiences, and helping them to build resiliency. She has training and experience in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Adlerian Play Therapy, AutPlay, and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). 

Cancellation & Refund Policy

All attendee cancellation/refund requests should be submitted by email to merakiinstitute@tanagerplace.org.

For a full refund, request must be received no later than 7 calendar days prior to workshop/event date.

Partial Refunds will be issued for requests sent less than 7 calendar days prior to workshop/event date. Partial refund is considered a refund of the registration fee minus administrative fees outlined below:

  • $25 administrative fee for a half-day workshop
  • $50 administrative fee for a full-day workshop
  • $75 administrative fee for 2-day workshop

No refund will be issued for any requests not received at least 24 hours before the event start time.

Meraki Institute Cancellation & Rescheduling Notice

Meraki Institute of Learning at Tanager Place reserves the right to cancel/postpone an event due to insufficient enrollment. Meraki Institute of Learning will email registered attendees at least 5 calendar days before event date to notify of the cancellation/postponement. Registered attendees will be provided the option to transfer enrollment to future event date or receive a full refund.

Meraki Institute of Learning at Tanager Place reserves the right to cancel/postpone an event due to inclement weather, instructor illness or instructor family emergency. In the event this occurs, registered attendees will receive e-mail notification before event start time. Meraki Institute of Learning at Tanager Place will send email notification to registered attendees within 10days of cancelled event to announce rescheduled event date. Attendees will be provided the option to transfer enrollment to future event or receive a full refund.

Cancellation & Refund Policy

All attendee cancellation/refund requests should be submitted by email to merakiinstitute@tanagerplace.org.

For a full refund, request must be received no later than 7 calendar days prior to workshop/event date.

Partial Refunds will be issued for requests sent less than 7 calendar days prior to workshop/event date. Partial refund is considered a refund of the registration fee minus administrative fees outlined below:

  • $25 administrative fee for a half-day workshop
  • $50 administrative fee for a full-day workshop
  • $75 administrative fee for 2-day workshop

No refund will be issued for any requests not received at least 24 hours before the event start time.

Meraki Institute Cancellation & Rescheduling Notice

Meraki Institute of Learning at Tanager Place reserves the right to cancel/postpone an event due to insufficient enrollment. Meraki Institute of Learning will email registered attendees at least 5 calendar days before event date to notify of the cancellation/postponement. Registered attendees will be provided the option to transfer enrollment to future event date or receive a full refund.

Meraki Institute of Learning at Tanager Place reserves the right to cancel/postpone an event due to inclement weather, instructor illness or instructor family emergency. In the event this occurs, registered attendees will receive e-mail notification before event start time. Meraki Institute of Learning at Tanager Place will send email notification to registered attendees within 10-days of cancelled event to announce rescheduled event date. Attendees will be provided the option to transfer enrollment to future event or receive a full refund.