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Seminar Information

Seminars are held on the Texas State University campus. Each seminar will have 4 hours worth of reading to be completed before the seminar and then the seminar will be 6 hours for a total of 10 hrs of CE. You will receive the readings via email after you register for the seminar. We provide CE credit for Licensed Professional Counselors, Social Work and the Association for Play Therapy.

Seminars are from 9:00am-4:00pm, lunch is on your own feel free to bring a brown bag. Seminars are limited to 20 people, we encourage you to register early, if registration is low then the seminar will be canceled 2 weeks before the scheduled date and registration will be refunded.

These seminars are designed to be both for continuing education as well as for those interested in earning the Registered Play Therapy Credential through the Association for Play Therapy.

We hope you will be able to join us!

Upcoming Seminars

Play Therapy and Expressive Art Activities: Facilitating Healing of Eating Disorders in Children and Adolescents
Facilitator: Kate Halinski, PhD, LPC-S, RPT-S

August 15, 2014
10 CEUs

Play Therapy andexpressive art activities used in the individual or group counseling setting can serve as a powerful therapeutic intervention for children or adolescents struggling with an eating disorder. Through the language of imagery, play therapy techniques, including sandtray, can aid in promoting insight as it serves to illustrate the inner experience of the client. School counselors, counselors at the university level, community counselors and private practitioners can benefit by learning ways to appropriately facilitate individual and group exploration of issues related to eating disorders. In addition, attendees will gain an understanding of how to tailor play therapy and expressive art activities as a means of early intervention and prevention of eating disorders. NOTE: This is an advanced seminar, basic knowledge of play therapy and sandtray are required.

Participants will:

  1. Identify the current diagnostic criteria for Eating Disorders in children and adolescents
  2. Understand the rationale for utilizing play therapy and expressive art activities with children and adolescents struggling with eating disorders
  3. Learn various expressive art activities focused on issues related to eating disorder recovery

Seminar Details
Location: Texas State University, San Marcos, Education Building, Room 4040
Time: 9:00am-4:00pm with lunch on your own; feel free to bring a brown bag
Cost: $130 Professionals, $95 Students
CE Credits: Continuing Education hours are 4 hours of reading to be completed before the seminar and 6 hours of seminar for a total of 10 hours
Registration: Click Here

Location and Parking

Institute for Play Therapy seminars
will be held in the
Education Building, 4th Floor
601 University Drive
San Marcos, Texas 78666
Parking is available at the Performing Arts Parking Garage. This garage is located at the corner of University Drive and Edward Gary, one block south of the Education Building. All day parking is available for $14.

Refund Policy: Please request a refund, if needed, in writing at least two weeks before the seminar for a full refund. Refunds requested within the two weeks prior to the seminar will be charged a $30 processing fee. The Institute for Play Therapy reserves the right to cancel a seminar if there are fewer than 8 participants registered as of 14 days before the start of the seminar. In the case of cancellation, we will refund registration fees in full, or the participant can choose to apply funds towards an alternate seminar.