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Wanna come out and play? Creative use of games, stories, puppets and art with children and teens

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Discover how games, puppets, stories, and art can transform therapy sessions for children and teens, helping them overcome psychological challenges. This webinar introduces innovative therapeutic techniques applicable to a wide range of presenting problems. Through videos and live demonstrations, participants will learn to:

  • Harness the therapeutic power of games and select appropriate activities
  • Bring puppets to life as therapeutic tools
  • Craft healing stories and integrate metaphors
  • Analyze and process client artwork effectively
  • Implement diverse play and expressive arts techniques
  • Apply key processing skills to deepen therapeutic impact

Join us to expand your therapeutic toolkit and make your sessions more engaging and effective for young clients.

This webinar is module 2 of our Innovations in child and family therapy certificate program; however, you can also register for it as a stand alone training to enhance your therapeutic skills.