Course Description


What was your favorite childhood game? Monopoly? Twister? As adults we still find ourselves engaged in games in social settings from throwing darts with your friends to an outing at Dave & Busters. Games span across the lifespan and can be integrated in a variety of settings. Join us for this webinar to learn more about integrating games into the play therapy process. 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe various therapeutic approaches in which game-based play therapy can be implemented.
  2. Learn about the therapeutic benefits of using games within a play therapy framework.
  3. Describe ways to introduce and process game therapy with children and families in both individual and family play therapy sessions.
  4. Describe and practice dimensions into which games can be integrated within the therapeutic process to develop positive social skills during group play therapy.
  5. Identify different categories of therapeutic games as well as how to document their use in the playroom.
  6. Practice utilizing game therapy activities through experiential exercises

Participant Expectations:

  • This Webinar is Watch At-Will meaning participants are responsible for watching the webinar on their own time.
  • After participants complete the webinar, they will need to complete the accompanying quiz and course evaluation to receive CEs.

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  Game Play with Individuals, Groups, and Families
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Game Play with Individuals, Groups, and Families

A Watch At Will Webinar from STLPTI

Phase III: 6 CEs - Special Topic - Webinar

This training counts as 6 hours of APT-approved training (1 hour of History, 1 hour of Seminal Theories, & 4 hours of Skills/ Methods)


Course Description

What was your favorite childhood game? Monopoly? Twister? As adults we still find ourselves engaged in games in social settings from throwing darts with your friends to an outing at Dave & Busters. Games span across the lifespan and can be integrated in a variety of settings. Join us for this webinar to learn more about integrating games into the play therapy process. 


Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe various therapeutic approaches in which game-based play therapy can be implemented.
  2. Learn about the therapeutic benefits of using games within a play therapy framework.
  3. Describe ways to introduce and process game therapy with children and families in both individual and family play therapy sessions.
  4. Describe and practice dimensions into which games can be integrated within the therapeutic process to develop positive social skills during group play therapy.
  5. Identify different categories of therapeutic games as well as how to document their use in the playroom.
  6. Practice utilizing game therapy activities through experiential exercises


Participant Expectations:

  • This Webinar is Watch At-Will meaning participants are responsible for watching the webinar on their own time.
  • After participants complete the webinar, they will need to complete the accompanying quiz and course evaluation to receive CEs.