November 3rd, 2017
REGISTRATION OPENS ON: MONDAY, FEB. 19, 2018.
ONLY 18 SEATS AVAILABLE.
FOUR DAYS OF TRAINING: Sign-Up and Learn Theraplay and The Marschak Interaction Method Assessment (MIM)
Theraplay is short-term, structured therapy that focuses on enhancing attachments. It promotes self-esteem, language, behavioral, and social skills and enhances relationships between significant others. Professionals around the world are trained in Theraplay, and may use it with a single child, an entire family, or groups of children in a variety of settings, including: attachment therapy for foster/adopted children, trauma and abuse victims, children with behavioral and developmental problems, and groups, such as schools and residential treatment facilities.
The Marschak Interaction Method Assessment (MIM) is a structured technique for observing and assessing the relationship between two individuals, such as biological parent and child, foster or adoptive parent and child, supportive caregiver and child. It consists of a series of simple tasks designed to elicit a range of behaviors in four dimensions.
SPECIAL TRAINING FEATURES
PARTICIPANT PROGRAM CRITERIA
You may sign up for training if you’re qualified, licensed, certified or registered in a field that prepares you to work with children and families. You should have a solid background in: You may sign up for training if you’re qualified, licensed, certified or registered in a field that prepares you to work with children and families. You should have a solid background in:
You may also participate if you have experience working with children and families, but haven’t yet completed a professional degree (i.e. those with diplomas in Early Childhood Education or in Child and Youth Work). We will outline opportunities to become certified as a Theraplay therapist during this course.
Lorie Walton (E.C.E., B.A., B.Ed., M.Ed.) is a Certified Child Psychotherapist Play Therapist supervisor and trainer and a Certified Theraplay Therapist supervisor and international trainer. She is the owner and lead therapist of Family First Play Therapy Centre Inc. in Bradford, ON, which focuses on helping children, youth, teens and families with trauma, attachment, and emotional and developmental issues (www.familyfirstplaytherapy.net).
Lunch is on your own. There are several restaurants located close to the Canadian Mennonite University Campus..
COST (GST Exempt):