Lisa Remey MEd, LPC-S, RPT-S, NCC
Play Therapy with Military Families:
Understanding Culture, Lifestyle and Resiliency
Facilitator- Lisa Remey MEd, LPC-S, NCC, RPT-S
June 22, 2018
This seminar will provide an overview of the lifestyle and cultural aspects of counseling military populations discussing common presenting issues (e.g., deployments, moving). Play-based interventions for use with children and families will be discussed and experienced. Understanding how the military population has their own distinctive lifestyle, code of manners, norms and expectations of all members is critical to provide effective services to the military community. Play therapists will learn how the military culture consists of different dress, language, shared beliefs, rituals and norms.
Texas State University, San Marcos, Education Building, Room 4040
9:00am-4:00pm with lunch on your own; feel free to bring a brown bag
$135 Professionals, $100 Students
Continuing Education hours are 4 hours of reading to be completed before the seminar and 6 hours of seminar for a total of 10 hours. Readings will be emailed to registrants after completing registration.
It’s a Beautiful Day in the Playborhood:
Play Therapy Lessons from Mister Rogers
June 27, 2018
Whether you are a seasoned play therapist or a novice, this play therapy training is a great opportunity to be inspired about the power of the therapeutic relationship. In this 3 hour workshop, you will view the documentary “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” and explore how Mister Rogers’ child-centered approach relates to the healing messages of play therapy. Attendees will identify and discuss key elements in play therapy that promote change while adding therapeutic tools to take back into your play sessions that promote social-emotional growth.
Alamo Drafthouse Marketplace
1. Discuss how Mister Rogers’ child-centered approach to connecting with children relates to the fundamentals of play therapy.
2. List Axline’s eight guidelines of therapeutic conditions in the play therapy process as it relates to Mister Rogers’ approach of communicating and connecting with children.
3. Identify Dr. Landreth’s 4 healing messages of a play therapist and discuss the importance of the therapeutic relationship.
4. Describe Mister Rogers’ use of puppets, make-believe and music to teach social-emotional skills and how it relates to play therapy sessions.