CCPT 102: Child-Centered Play Therapy Practice and Application
September 22-24, 2023
Highland Village, Texas
Registration opens July 24, 2023, at 8:00 AM CST
Registration closes September 10, 2023, at 11:59 PM CST or when filled
Please email us at [email protected] to be added to the waitlist.
3-day advanced in-person training in the practice and application of Child-Centered Play Therapy with opportunities to apply skills! Learn from Dr. Dee Ray, a leading expert in the field of Child-Centered Play Therapy!
This is a 3-day advanced in-person training in the practice and application of Child-Centered Play Therapy. This intensive training will build upon basic CCPT skills by addressing advanced topics in CCPT. Content will include: understanding development, the process of CCPT (relational disruptions and enacting conditions), themes in CCPT, advanced limit setting, specific presenting problems/populations, parent consultation, advocacy/general research findings, and opportunities to apply the skills and practice! Participants must have completed CCPT 101 or equivalent as determined by the University of North Texas Center for Play Therapy. This workshop includes a supervision session and requires that each participant conduct and record a CCPT session with a child prior to the workshop.
Earn 18 CEs!
September 22-24, 2023
- Friday, September 22, 1:00 PM - 5:30 PM CST with 15-minute break
- Saturday, September 23, 8:45 AM - 5:30 PM CST with one-hour lunch break, one 10-minute break, and one 5-minute break
- Sunday, September 24, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM CST with one-hour lunch break, one 10-minute break, and one 5-minute break
Picnic & Play Celebratory Lunch:
We'd love to spend some extra special time with everyone! Participants are invited to join us for a fun and connecting cook-out on Sunday 9/24 during the lunch break. (included in training fees)
2280 Highland Village Road, Suite 150
Highland Village, TX 75077
For this workshop, we are excited to welcome participants into our practice, which includes multiple play therapy rooms for demonstrations and role plays, a cozy training space, and multiple counseling rooms to be used for micropracticum supervision and small group learning. We are nestled in the heart of Highland Village, one of Texas' hidden gems, with parking on-site and a variety of restaurants and grocery stores nearby to use as needed.
- Participants will be able to describe how child development impacts play therapy.
- Participants will be able to distinguish between play behaviors and play themes.
- Participants will be able to demonstrate when and how to use limit-setting and choice giving from a child-centered perspective.
- Participants will be able to demonstrate child-centered play therapy skills and attitudes.
- Participants will be able to cite and access research findings on the effectiveness of CCPT.
- Participants will be able to articulate the change process for various presenting problems.
- Participants will be able to integrate feedback into practice of CCPT.
*Participants must have completed CCPT 101 or equivalent in order to register.
*Only participants who can attend with a recorded session with a child age 3-10 will be allowed to participate in the training.
This workshop will be presented by Dee C. Ray, PhD, LPC-S, NCC, RPT-S, Certified CCPT/CPRT Trainer. Dr. Ray is co-owner of EmpathyWell PLLC, author of the CCPT protocol, and Co-Director of the Center for Play Therapy at University of North Texas. She has been recognized as a Regents Professor and Elaine Millikan Mathes Professor in Early Childhood Education endowed chair, among other teaching and research designations. Dr. Ray has authored over 150 publications on the practice and effectiveness of play therapy. Dr. Ray is internationally and nationally recognized as a leading researcher on play therapy through her books and presentations across the globe, including her books, Advanced Play Therapy, Therapist’s Guide to Child Development, Multicultural Play Therapy, and most recently, Playful Education, which have been translated into multiple languages.
Fees & CEs
This 3-day in-person training is only $720 per participant. This fee gets you three days of advanced CCPT training and supervision, 18 CE hours, and one step closer to CCPT certification. This workshop is sponsored by the UNT Center for Play Therapy, Approved APT Provider: 95-004. For more information about continuing education credits and certification credits, please visit this website: https://cpt.unt.edu/ccpt-certification/ccpt-102/ce-contact-hours.
To check on CCPT 101 or equivalence status, contact the Center for Play Therapy at [email protected]. If you are uncertain regarding your CCPT 101 status, please wait to register until you have checked with the Center for Play Therapy.
Participants must be present and engaged in order to receive the CE credits and full completion of the course.
This CCPT 102 training will count as a Contact training based on Association for Play Therapy training requirements. If you would like to read further information on APT requirements, please go to https://www.a4pt.org/page/CredentialsInfo. For the purpose of Criteria Verification Forms for RPT Credentialing Applications, this training covers: 11 hours of Seminal or Historically Significant Theories and 7 hours of Skills & Methods.
Registration cancellation refund requests should be submitted to EmpathyWell in writing at [email protected]. The registration fee, minus a $50 administrative fee, will be refunded only if the request is received by September 10, 2023 11:59 PM. EmpathyWell reserves the right to cancel this training in the event of unforeseen circumstances. If such occurs, EmpathyWell will attempt to notify registrants prior to the event and refund all registration, workshop, and continuing education fees. In all instances, the liability of EmpathyWell is limited to refunding such fees.
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