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Beyond Diversity-Incorporating A Multicultural Orientation in Play Therapy

  • 10 Mar 2023
  • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Virtual Meeting


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Beyond Diversity-Incorporating A Multicultural Orientation in Play Therapy

Presented by Erica Tatum-Sheade, LCSW, Registered Play Therapist

This workshop will focus on how play therapists can address diversity, equity and inclusion in the play therapy room while using the therapeutic powers of play with clients. This training will address how to incorporate Multicultural Orientation with play therapy by examining the therapist's way of being with their clients, and looking at how they are influenced by their own and their clients' worldview, identities, histories, and values. Participants will walk away with practical ways to incorporate DEI in the play therapy room and resources in enhance their DEI lens.

Learning Objectives: 

Participants will:

        1. Identify the three pillars of Multicultural Orientation and how it shows up in the play therapy room
        2. Incorporate Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion into the play therapy process
        3. Identify resources to enhance cultural competency in play therapy

        Level of training: Intermediate

        3 APT Live Webinar CE - Foundational | Play Therapy Special Topics

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

        About our presenter: Erica Tatum-Sheade is a licensed Psychotherapist, Registered Play Therapist™ and Certified Daring Way™ Facilitator. Erica has long been a tireless advocate for children in Arizona, first as a senior social worker with the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community and then as the co-owner of Integrated Mental Health Associates (IMHA), where she provides therapy for children and adolescents. In 2018, after seeing a growing need for support for young girls, she created a group curriculum called G.E.M.S.™ (Girls Empowered, Motivated, and Strong), where she teaches concepts of confidence, empowerment, self-esteem, and authenticity to girls from elementary through high school. She provides training and public speaking on mental health to the public and other helping professionals. Mrs. Tatum-Sheade sits on the boards of many organizations, including the Association for Play Therapy Arizona Chapter, the Sun Valley Chapter of Jack and Jill of America Inc, Black Therapists in AZ, and the suicide-prevention non-profit Kid in the Corner. She is also the co-Lead for the Rocky Mountain Southwest Regional Facilitators for the Daring Way

        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 February 28, 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 February 28, 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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