Play Therapy with the Sexually Acting Out Child
presented by Juliet Fortino, MC, LPC, Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor™
Working with children who have been sexually abused can be a challenge for many play therapy professionals. This is particularly true when the child has sexualized behaviors they are exhibiting. This workshop will review common symptoms and behaviors seen in the play therapy room, as well as uniquely distinguishing characteristics of juvenile perpetrators versus sexually acting out child. Play therapy techniques specific to this population will be explored.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES: After attending this workshop, participants will be able to:
- identify age appropriate sexual development in comparison to a child with sexual behavior problems.
- identify specific behaviors commonly seen in a play therapy session.
- demonstrate at least 5 play therapy techniques for use with a child with sexual behavior problems.
Session limited to 40 participants. | 3 APT CE | Intermediate Level | Play Therapy Special Topics
Please note that CEs are only for APT hours.
ABOUT OUR PRESENTER: Juliet Fortino, MC, LPC, Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor™ works with Children and Families involved with CPS and the various child mental health agencies in the Tucson, Arizona community in a private practice setting. She has 25 years experience working with child trauma, abuse, attachment, and play therapy. She is the Immediate Past President of the Arizona Association for Play Therapy.
VIRTUAL: This will be a virtual meeting. Participants will be awarded APT CONTACT CE after successful completion of a post test. Participants must be visible throughout the presentation. Due to COVID-19 health concerns, this one-time online event has been approved by APT for 3 CONTACT CE Hours.
MIAPT is approved by the Association for Play Therapy to offer continuing education specific to Play Therapy. APT Approved Provider 99-050. MIAPT maintains responsibility for the program.
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CANCELLATION POLICY: If you notify MIAPT you are canceling, and we are able to fill your spot, you will receive a refund for the registration fee minus $15 administrative fee. Cancellation requests must be made in writing. No refunds after January 7, 2022.
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Skill Level: All skill levels