The Therapeutic Benefits of Facilitating Play (2 PD hours)

The Therapeutic Benefits of Facilitating Play (2 PD hours)

26sep6:30 pm8:30 pmThe Therapeutic Benefits of Facilitating Play (2 PD hours)

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Facilitated by Chantal Piercey; Counselling Therapist

Play is essential for children to develop physically, emotionally and socially.  It allows children to problem solve; build self-esteem, confidence and social skills.   Play serves as a language for children (Oaklander, 2007).  Facilitating allows children to play in an imaginative way, whereas directing can stunt creativity and inhibit the natural benefits of play.    Chantal is passionate about Play Therapy and she uses the Axline principles in her own practice and will present the most important tips during this session.  The benefits of the different aspects of the play therapy toolkit will also be explained and materials will be on hand for experimentation and play!  This will be a practical kinaesthetic workshop using role-play and experimentation.   

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September 26, 2018 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm(GMT+00:00)


Mount Saint Vincent University, 166 Bedford Hwy, Halifax, NS B3M 2J6, Canada

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