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Play Therapy

Date: 1 Nov 2017 - 2 Nov 2017


Play Therapy using a Casework Approach demonstrates clearly processes for diagnosis, intervention and evaluation. The workshop will also cover documentation processes for artistic therapies.


• Communication medium ideal for children with limited verbal skills

• A non-judgmental approach

• Can be directive or non-directive

• Engages the child or adolescent in languages that increase their inter personal and intrapersonal communication

Dr.Patricia Sherwood is a postgraduate supervisor at Notre Dame University in Australia. She has lectured for 30years in Social Work, Psychology, Social Science, Counselling and Special Education.

• She founded the Indo-Pacific Journal of Phenomenology and is the Director of Sophia College of Counseling

•She provides mental health and well-being training to teachers and parents in Australian schools.

•Has extensive international experience, having trained in Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, and South Africa within the fields of counselling and mental health recovery.

Who Should Attend?

This workshop is for anyone working with or has the desire to work with children or families- teachers, counsellors, social workers, occupational therapist, art therapist, dance therapist, mental health nurses, psychotherapist and other mental health professionals and students in this field.

It is suitable for those working or studying in fields including education, special needs, allied health, hospital play therapy, disability and child support areas and who have a strong interest in supporting children’s emotional/psychological growth and development.

Duration: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Venue: To be confirmed

Contact: Email Organizer

Brochure: Download

Normal Price: $800
Early Bird Price: $700

Language: English

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