Cognitive-Behavioral Play Therapy: Models, Clinical Applications and Playroom Choices
Presented by Beth Onufrak, Ph.D.
Cognitive-Behavioral Play Therapy (CBPT) is a valuable approach for helping young children develop coping skills in the irreplaceable medium of play. Learn what CBPT has to offer among the diverse multitude of play therapy models. Find research support in the CBPT literature. Discuss and debate clinical considerations such as directive vs. indirective approaches and parent confidence in treatment. Watch demonstrations of Dr. Onufrak’s CBPT interventions featuring puppets that provide an interactive child experience.
Following this workshop, participants will be able to:
1. Discuss 3 reasons CBPT may be an ideal choice for a particular play therapy client.
2. Identify and practice with 3 empirically supported CBPT treatments.
3. Apply 3 CBPT treatment strategies to use in your play therapy room.
Level of training: Foundational
2 CEs toward the Techniques/Methods Content Requirement
About our presenter: Dr. Beth Onufrak is a Clinical Child Psychologist of 25 years specializing in early childhood. A respected clinician & parent educator, she is also a blogger and acclaimed speaker.
Dr. Onufrak is the developer of ChildSightTools® Seminar Series for parents of highly challenging young children.
A former Head Start consultant and Professor of Psychology, she guides parents and educators from conflict to connection with children in the critical years.
AZAPT Members $35
Check in at the door begins at 6:10 p.m.
AZAPT is approved by the Association for Play Therapy to offer continuing education specific to Play Therapy. APT Approved Provider 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 AZAPT.