Play Therapy with the Sexually Abused Child
Presented by Juliet Fortino, MC, LPC, RPT-S
Symptoms and behaviors commonly seen in sexually reactive children will be explored, along with uniquely distinguishing characteristics of juvenile perpetrators versus sexually reactive children. Play therapy techniques specific to this population will be explored.
Learning Objectives: Participants will be able to:
- Identify age appropriate sexual exploration in comparison to the child with sexual behavior problems and how this manifests in the playroom.
- Identify play behaviors that represent the child who sexually acts out.
- Differentiate between a sexually reactive child and a juvenile sex offender.
- Put into practice at least 5 play therapy techniques for use with a child with sexual behavior problems.
Level of training: Foundational
3 CEUs toward the Techniques/Methods Content Requirement
About our presenter: Juliet Fortino, MC, LPC, Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor works with Children and Families involved with CPS and the various child mental health agencies in the Tucson community in a private practice setting. She has 19 years of experience working with child trauma, abuse, attachment and play therapy.
AZAPT Members: $25 (Special Price to Celebrate our 25th Anniversary!)
NonMembers: FREE when you become a member of AZAPT/APT - membership must be active at the time of the workshop.
Check in at the door begins at 8:40 a.m.
AZAPT is approved by the Association for Play Therapy to offer continuing education specific to Play Therapy. Our provider number is 97-035. AZAPT maintains responsibility for the program. Registrants understand and agree that any photograph, video or audio recording of themselves may be used to further promote the Annual Conference or AZAPT.