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Level Two Theraplay & MIM

Registrants should have experience using Theraplay in their work before attending this training.

19 Continuing Professional Development Hours (except where noted)

Prerequisite: Level One Theraplay & Marschak Interaction Method

Day 1: Marschak Interaction Method (MIM) Skill Development

This will focus on several examples of MIMs and their interpretation to improve your comfort and skill in administering and interpreting this assessment.

Learning Objectives

  • Administer and analyze the MIM at an intermediate skill level

  • Develop skills in the use of the MIM for treatment planning

Features

  • Time permitting, you may share one of your complex or interesting MIM’s for group discussion.

Day 2: Building Your Theraplay Skills

This will help improve the breadth of your Theraplay skill set to bring your Theraplay work to a higher skill level.

Learning Objectives

  • Demonstrate how to use a wider range of Theraplay activities and techniques

  • Describe how to adapt Theraplay to work with a wider range of populations, such as children with autism and older children

  • Describe strategies for dealing with resistant clients

Features

  • The training will include lots of practice and a wide range of video examples

Day 3: Adapting Theraplay to Work with Trauma and Complex Families

If you work with children who have been traumatized, have attachment disorders or complex families we highly recommend that you attend this program.  It will help you sensitively adapt Theraplay to work with this population.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the concept of developmental trauma disorder

  • Describe three modifications to Theraplay to meet the needs of traumatized children

  • Describe two ways that other modalities can be used in conjunction with Theraplay to meet the treatment needs of traumatized children

  • Describe how to determine when to use Theraplay in the overall treatment course of a client

  • Describe how to adapt treatment to meet the needs of parents who themselves may be traumatized

Features

  • Case videos of children who have been traumatized will be shown

  • Participants will practice Theraplay modifications for trauma

  • Participants will develop and practice a treatment plan for one of their traumatized client

Upcoming Trainings

  • Level Two Theraplay & MIM
    Level Two Theraplay & MIM
    Mon, 06 May
    Sydney
    06 May 2024, 9:00 am – 08 May 2024, 5:00 pm
    Sydney , 111 Goulburn St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
    06 May 2024, 9:00 am – 08 May 2024, 5:00 pm
    Sydney , 111 Goulburn St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
    Level Two Theraplay training is intended for therapists who have been implementing the Theraplay treatment protocol within their practice for at least 6 months. It is an opportunity to come together as clinicians and review Theraplay cases, share ideas, and learn from one another’s experience.
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