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Tammi Van Hollander, LCSW, RPT
6 Hours 20 Minutes
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Feb 20, 2019
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Main Line Play Therapy
Tammi Van Hollander, LCSW, RPT-S, is a licensed clinical social worker, registered play therapist supervisor, and owner of Main Line Play Therapy in Bryn Mawr. PA. She is an international speaker and play advocate. Her work and creative interventions in the field of play therapy have been published and internationally recognized. She is an Advanced Certified Trainer for the Nurtured Heart Approach®, and a Certified FirstPlay® Practitioner.
Tammi is a founding board member of The World Association for Sand Therapy Professionals. She specializes in sand tray play therapy, sensory integration and attachment, working with children, families, and adults of all ages. She's the author of Casey’s Greatness Wings and creator of Greatness Sticks© & Greatness Cards. Tammi is a sought-after expert for speaking engagements, podcasts and webinars.
Financial: Tammi Van Hollander is the owner of Main Line Therapy, LLC. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-Financial: Tammi Van Hollander is a member of the Association for Play Therapy.
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- Demonstrate at least 3 ways play therapy assessments are useful for setting therapeutic goals and treatment planning for your clients.
- Design 4 ways play therapy techniques can be used to form healthy attachments, attunement, and regulation in the children you work with.
- Build confidence in understanding and treating behaviors of infants and young children through play therapy.
- Determine 3 ways sandtray play therapy can quiet a child’s nervous system when dealing with sensitive issues.
- Devise the skills that are needed to teach parents and caregivers how to play with their child and how to make it a part of their daily routine.
- Characterize how play therapy can reframe trauma experiences, increase self-regulation and connect to a mind/body awareness.
- Assess the importance and ethical issues of therapeutic touch when implementing play therapy.
Introduction: Ice breaker activity
Building Healthy Relationships: Attachment Theories
Infant & Child Development Theory
- Video on neuroscience of attachment and the brain
- Mary Ainsworth: 4 types of attachment styles
- Bolby Attachment Theory
- Video of Still Face experiment
- Group activity
- Maternal mental health
- Freud, Erikson, Piaget and Mahler
- Video: marshmallow test with children ages 3-5
- Evidence supporting benefit of play
- Therapeutic powers of play
- Group activity
Engaging Children in Play
- Getting started
- Therapeutic benefit
- Limitations & potential risks
- Assessment and treatment
- What is the need behind the behavior?
- What does the behavior tell us?
- What are the skills behind the behavior?
Creative Play Therapy Interventions for:
- Neurobiology of play
- Repair of developmental trauma
- Tools for self-regulation
- What is needed for a play therapy room: the basics
- From intake to termination
- An ongoing process
Play Therapy and Techniques
- Sensory Processing D/O
- Nightmare/Sleep Disorders
Developmental Play Therapy Ethical Issues of Therapeutic Touch
- Non-directive play
- Client-centered play therapy
- Art & music
- Dolls and dollhouse
- Case study and video
- Intro to Dr. Courtney’s FirstPlay® Kinesthethic Storytelling Infant Massage®
- FirstPlay® - Demonstration with baby dolls
- Becky Baily: Baby doll groups and “I love you rituals”
- Developmentally-appropriate songs and games
- Fun with Feathers
- Puppet play
- 6 Senses Safe Place
- Fun with Food
- Bubble Tennis
- Pooh/Inside-Out Feelings
- Favorite books and interventions
- Casey’s Greatness Wings
- Greatness Sticks®
- Sandtray Interventions
- Mindful Freeze Dance
- Wiggle out the sillies
- Sandtray play therapy
will be shared throughout the workshop when introducing interventions to participants, so you will get real life examples of the therapeutic value of my most beloved play therapy interventions I use with young children.
creative reflection exercise
Final Community Activity
- Play Therapists
- Social Workers
- Occupational Therapists
- Occupational Therapy Assistants
- Speech-Language Pathologists
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