Sat, Sep 17|
W.E.D.G.E. Training Room
IN PERSON: Integrating The Nurtured Heart Approach® and Greatness Activities into your Play Therapy Practice
Tammi Van Hollander, LCSW, RPT-S
Time & Location
Sep 17, 2022, 8:00 AM CDT – Sep 18, 2022, 4:30 PM CDT
W.E.D.G.E. Training Room, 204 S 24th St, Rogers, AR 72758, USA
About the event
[12 Credit Hours]
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** If you are seeking the virtual option, please refer to the "VIRTUAL: Integrating The Nurtured Heart Approach® and Greatness Activities into your Play Therapy Practice" page **
Tammi Van Hollander, LCSW, RPT-S
The Nurtured Heart Approach consists of a set of strategies that assists children in further developing their self-regulation and has been found effective with the most challenging children and effective for strengthening all relationships. It focuses on transforming the way children perceive themselves, their caregivers, and the world around them.
- Learn a new strength-based approach called Nurtured Heart Approach® and incorporate it into your play therapy practice.
- Explain at least 3 reasons why conventional methods of parenting, therapy, and teaching often fail with intense children, despite the best of intentions.
- Learn how the Therapeutic Powers of Play strengthen the effectiveness of the approach by integrating different play therapy modalities.
- Learn at least 3 play therapy interventions inspired by NHA® that enhance greatness and resilience for children and families
- Learn how strengthening relationships and connections can be incorporated creatively using play therapy with children and families.
- Describe how directive play therapy differs from child-centered play therapy.
- Learn how we can use praise, recognitions, and self-awareness to build resiliency in children in the playroom
- Gain a basic understanding of neurobiology and its impact on regulation and behaviors
- Demonstrate at least 6 play-based interventions to build resiliency in children, teens, and families in the playroom
- Describe theoretical constructs that encourage resiliency and attachment in the play therapy room.
- Identify at least 5 ways to integrate greatness themes into family play therapy sessions in the playroom
- List the therapeutic benefits of integrating The Nurtured Heart Approach into play therapy, counseling, and psychotherapy.
- Utilize directive play therapy techniques that implement NHA in individual, family, and group play therapy sessions.
- identify multicultural issues that come up during play therapy and how to address them
- Demonstrate 3 ways client-centered play therapy builds resilience with clients in the playroom
- Articulate at least 5 reasons underlying children’s challenging behaviors.
- Implement effective strategies for dealing with common challenges that present in play therapy.
- Identify the benefits of integrating play therapy and expressive techniques
Tammi Van Hollander, LCSW, RPT-S is a licensed clinical social worker and Registered Play Therapist Supervisor, and has spent over 25 years working with children, families, and individuals. She is an international speaker, author, and product creator. Tammi is the author of a multi-sensory, attachment-based children’s book titled, Casey’s Greatness Wings: Teaching Mindfulness, Connection, and Courage to Children. The success of the book inspired her to create Casey’s Greatness Sticks & Greatness Cards to be used in schools, counseling, and in the home. She specializes in attachment, sand tray play therapy & sensory integration working with infants, children, families, and adults of all ages. She is a certified Advanced Trainer for the Nurtured Heart Approach®, a certified FirstPlay® practitioner, and a founding board member of The World Association for Sand Therapy Professionals.
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