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Prescriptive Play Therapy: Tailoring Interventions For Specific Childhood Problems

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About the Course:

This book/course will help practitioners choose the best play therapy approach to create an individualized and comprehensive treatment plan, providing a roadmap for assessment, case formulation, and intervention for frequently encountered psychological disorders and adversities.

This course is based on the book, Prescriptive Play Therapy: Tailoring Interventions For Specific Childhood Problems created by Heidi Gerard Kaduson, PhD, RPT-S et al. in 2019.

Publication Date:

First Edition 2019

Course Material Authors

Course Material Authors authored the material only, and were not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.

Heidi Gerard Kaduson, PhD, RPT-S
Heidi Gerard Kaduson, PhD, RPT-S specializes in evaluation and intervention services for children with a variety of behavioral, emotional, and learning problems. She is past president of the Association for Play Play Therapy and Director of The Play Therapy Training Institute in Monroe Township, New Jersey. She has lectured internationally on play therapy, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, and learning disabilities. Dr. Kaduson’s coedited books include Prescriptive Play Therapy and Short-Term Play Therapy, Third Edition. She maintains a private practice in child psychotherapy.
Donna Cangelosi, PsyD, RPT-S
Donna Cangelosi, PsyD, RPT-S maintains a private practice with children, adolescents, and adults in Wayne, New Jersey, where she provides psychotherapy, clinical supervision, and parent education. Dr. Cangelosi is coauthor of Essential Play Therapy Techniques and coeditor of Prescriptive Play Therapy, and she has published several chapters and professional articles on the theory and application of psychodynamic play therapy. She has lectured throughout the country on topics related to play therapy and loss issues in children.
Charles E. Schaefer, PhD, RPT-S
Charles E. Schaefer, PhD, RPT-S is Professor Emeritus of Clinical Psychology at Fairleigh Dickinson University. He is Cofounder and Director Emeritus of the Association for Play Therapy, which recognized him with its Lifetime Achievement Award. Dr. Schaefer is the author or coauthor of more than 100 research articles and author or editor of over 70 professional books, including Prescriptive Play Therapy; Play-Based Interventions for Childhood Anxieties, Fears, and Phobias; and Essential Play Therapy Techniques.

Course Creator

Anna Lynn Hollis, Ph.D., School Psychologist
Anna Hollis, Ph.D., NCSP, is a nationally certified school psychologist currently living near Detroit, Michigan. She is licensed as a psychologist in 2 states (Michigan and South Carolina) and certified as a school psychologist in in 5 states (South Carolina, Michigan, Vermont, Pennsylvania, and Maryland). She is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA); the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP); the Michigan Association of School Psychologists (MASP); and the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS). Dr. Hollis obtained her Ph.D. in School Psychology from the University of South Carolina. Her professional interests include Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT); Positive Psychology; Trauma-Informed Practice; and Urban School Psychology.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for all behavioral/mental health professionals who are seeking additional knowledge about the prevention and treatment of substance use/misuse/addiction. This course is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. Define and describe prescriptive play therapy and discuss the rationale for the use of prescriptive play therapy.
  2. Describe and discuss the applications of prescriptive play therapy for internalizing disorders.
  3. Describe and discuss the applications of prescriptive play therapy for stress/trauma reactions.
  4. Describe and discuss the applications of prescriptive play therapy for externalizing disorders.
  5. Describe and discuss the applications of prescriptive play therapy for other disorders, including Autism Spectrum Disorder, attachment disruptions, and school behavior problems.

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Course Creator: Anna Lynn Hollis, Ph.D., School Psychologist
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