The Culture of Technology in Play Therapy
presented by Rachel Altvater, PsyD, RPT-S
The modern, digital era and the coronavirus pandemic contributed to a monumentally heightened reliance on technology. This workshop supports the contemporary play therapist in providing culturally relevant and theoretically sound digital and virtual play therapy practice.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES: After attending this workshop, participants will be able to:
- Define chosen core theoretical framework for play therapy practice.
- Describe two or more ways that the new world of technology impacts children and influences their participation in play therapy.
- Apply clinically sound virtual and digital play therapy interventions based on theoretical framework and client problem behavior.
- Identify two diversity factors and two ethical considerations when navigating the virtual and digital play therapy platform.
Session limited to 40 participants. | 3 APT Contact CE | Foundational Level | Play Therapy Skills and Methods
Please note that CEs are only for APT hours.
ABOUT OUR PRESENTER: : Dr. Rachel Altvater, PsyD, RPT-S, is an award-winning, pioneering expert, leader, researcher, international trainer, author, and supervisor in the field of play therapy. She is a Licensed Psychologist in Maryland, Washington, DC, and Virginia, and she holds national certifications as a Registered Play Therapist–Supervisor and Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. She is the owner of Creative Psychological Health Services, president of the Maryland/DC Association for Play Therapy, and an instructor at Hopscotch. Dr. Altvater published her research in the International Journal of Play Therapy on technology use in play therapy and is a contributing author in numerous scholarly texts on implementing digital technologies in play therapy practice.
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 April 1, 2022.
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Skill Level: All skill levels