The Neurodiversity of Play:
Understanding Neurodevelopmental Disorders through a Play Therapy Lens
HAPT 2019 Annual Conference
Thursday, March 7, 2019
Friday, March 8, 2019
Robert Jason Grant, Ed.D, LPC, RPT-S, CAS
Title: AutPlay Therapy for Children and Families Affected by Autism and Related Conditions.
This training presents an introduction to the AutPlay® Therapy treatment approach, a Play Therapy and Behavioral Therapy approach to working with children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), neurodevelopmental disorders, and other developmental disabilities. The phases of treatment, primary and secondary target goals, and parent training and involvement will be covered. Several play therapy interventions designed for children with ASD will also be presented through experiential participation, session clips, and case examples.**
Title: Play Therapy Interventions for Autism, ADHD, and Other Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Come explore how play therapy can be a viable and effective treatment for neurodevelopmental disorders! This training will focus on learning play therapy approaches and interventions that address the core struggle areas of children with autism, ADHD, and other neurodevelopmental disorders which include: social skill deficits, emotional regulation challenges, relationship development issues, concentration and focus issues, and anxiety struggles. Evidence supported play therapy approaches, assessment procedures, guidelines for implementing play therapy interventions, and several structured play therapy techniques will be highlighted. Several modalities including experiential participation, video examples, lecture, and case study illustrations will be presented.
** We have an exciting opportunity for you to become Autplay CERTIFIED after the conference. All participants who attend Day 1 of the 2019 conference are eligible for this opportunity.
To obtain AutPlay certification, you will be required to:
The details and links will be available after the conference and can be completed any time. You can not complete this material in advance of attending Day 1.
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