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Play Therapy Basics & Beyond
World of Divorce


Filial Play Therapy Conference - FULL

It is important that we offer the best in our trainings. In order to keep the interaction level high, Marilyn has asked for a cap on the number of attendees. DUE TO THE FANTASTIC RESPONSE TO THIS WORKSHOP, REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. If you are interested in this particular workshop or another like it in the Willamette Valley, please send a note to the ORAPT board via the CONTACT tab. Thanks so much!

Presenter: Marilyn Syverson, LPC, RPT-S


Friday, February 3, 2012

9a.m. - 4:15 p.m.

1650 SW 45th Place
Corvallis, Oregon 97333
Phone: 541·757·8068

Learning Objectives

1. Determine the appropriateness of filial therapy for a family and prepare and motivate parent and child for filial work.

2. Know the sequence of the steps in filial therapy and how to conduct each step including: the initial observation of parent and child, the initial observation of therapist and child and subsequent sessions with child and therapist and then child and parent.

3. Effectively conduct parent coaching segments to promote shifts in parenting and the child parent relationship.

4. Teach parents the five skills of the filial session: Structuring, Tracking, Reflecting Feelings, Dramatic Play, & Limit Setting.

5. Teach parents why the following are problematic and what to do instead: Teaching, Questioning, Praising, & Controlling.

6. Use parent handouts received in the training to further support parent learning.

7. Review books that can be very helpful in working with parents.

8. Observe and engage in role plays for much of the above.

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