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The Ethics of Play Therapy in a Changing World

  • 18 Apr 2023
  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Virtual Meeting


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The Ethics of Play Therapy in a Changing World

Presented by Jeff Ashby, PhD, Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor

In this experiential workshop, participants will review ethical theories and models of ethical decision-making relevant to child counseling and play therapy applications. Special emphasis will be placed on developing professionals' understanding of decision-making processes used in arriving at ethical courses of action in three primary areas of emphasis in professional ethics codes. These areas include 1) informed consent, b) confidentiality, and c) competence. Using case studies and vignettes, professionals will be invited to consider what might be the best course of action in a variety of child counseling and play therapy scenarios presenting ethical dilemmas.

Learning Objectives: 

Participants will:

      1. Apply the ethical construct of informed consent across a variety of play therapy settings.
      2. Apply the ethical construct of competence across a variety of play therapy settings.
      3. Apply the ethical construct of confidentiality across a variety of play therapy settings.
      4. Apply a play therapy ethical decision-making model to a variety of ethical dilemmas

      Level of training: Intermediate

      3 APT Live Webinar CE - Play Therapy Special Topics

      This workshop meets APT's definition of "Live Webinar."

      About our presenter: Jeff Ashby, PhD, Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor™ is a Professor in the Department of Counseling and Psychological Services at Georgia State University. He is the Director of the Georgia State Play Therapy Training Institute, a Licensed Psychologist, and a Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor™. In addition, he is the Co-Director of Georgia State's Center for the Study of Stress, Trauma, And Resilience and a Diplomate of the American Board of Professional Psychology.

      AZAPT Members $50; Guests $60

      Limited to 50 participants.

      LIVE WEBINAR: Per APT guidelines, video cameras must be on throughout the presentation for contact CE. Participants will be awarded APT LIVE WEBINAR CE upon successful completion of a post test. This workshop meets APT's definition of "Live Webinar."

      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.

      Cancellation Policy: All cancellations must be requested in writing and received no later than April 1, 2023. Cancellations are subject to a $20 processing fee. Substitutions (someone else attending) or transfer of registration to another training date may be requested. No refunds after April 1, 2023.

      By registering for this training, you are giving AZAPT permission to add your email to our email list and permission for AZAPT to use any photographs or screenshots taken during the training for promotional purposes.

      Arizona Association for Play Therapy

      10869 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite 103-243

      Scottsdale, AZ 85254

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