Play Therapy for Very Young Children

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In order to earn a certificate and your CE credit hours for this book study, you must read the book, click on the lesson, take the quiz and get a passing score of at least 80%. These non-contact education courses are approved by the Association of Play Therapy (APT) for CE Credits towards RPT and RPT-S credentials. You can take up to 50 of the 150 required play therapy education hours through these courses. Note: Whatever name you used to sign up for your PTIC E-Learning account is the one that will appear on your final certificate. You will only be able to change your name in your “My Account” section.

Credit Hours: Total 10 CE Credits* (Non-Direct Contact)

Cost: $100

*Lisa Dion, LPC, RPT-S, APT Approved Provider 09-264


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Fees are non-refundable, but are transferable to other courses. If you are dissatisfied with the book study, you may request a transfer of funds to another book study or course by writing a one-page paper outlining what you learned in the book study and what specifically it was about the book study that was not satisfactory. You will not receive CE credits for the original book study you signed up for. As well, we don’t refund the cost of the books, as we don’t sell the books.



Play Therapy for Very Young Children

Edited by Charles E. Schaefer, Sophronia Kelly-Zion, Judith McCormick, Akiko Ohnogi

This book’s focus is on the clinical practice of play therapy with very young children and their families. The reader is provided a compilation of therapeutic approaches, with an emphasis on the vital importance of early intervention, especially the use of play in helping young children from birth to three years of age. Written by child developmental experts and leading authorities in the field of early intervention, it is a comprehensive guide to play therapy with infants and toddlers.

Participants will:

  1. Gain an understanding of the mental health needs of infants and toddlers.
  2. Learn current research and practice related to what is important for infants and toddlers and their families in the field of play therapy.
  3. Explore specific play-based interventions that can assist in dealing with the multiple obstacles that interfere with the infant or toddler’s optimal development.
  4. Review case studies to further conceptualize specific play therapy interventions that can be utilized with these very young children.