When children enter therapy because they have experienced a death of a loved one, they are at a very vulnerable time in their lives. They are often anxious about the therapeutic process and reluctant to talk directly about painful feelings. Activities that are creative and play-based can engage children and help them to express their thoughts and feelings. This webinar will present creative interventions for use with bereaved children ages 4-12. Activities will be presented for use in individual and group counselling. Participants will come away with many new and innovative techniques.
What can participants expect to have learned after attending this webinar:
- Identify key risk factors for bereaved children
- Assess bereaved children based on innovative, play-based model.
- Utilise at least five treatment techniques with bereaved children.
Liana Lowenstein is a Registered Clinical Social Worker, Certified Play Therapist - Supervisor, and Certified TF-CBT Therapist who has been working with children and their families in Toronto since 1998. She presents trainings across North America and abroad. Recent speaking engagements include China, South Africa, Israel, England, New Zealand and Australia. She provides clinical supervision to mental health practitioners, and consults to mental health agencies. Liana's 12 books on child and family therapy are known internationally for their innovative and practical techniques. She is the winner of the Monica Herbert award for outstanding contribution to play therapy in Canada.
Thursday, 25th March 2021.
Victoria: 10.00am - 11.30am AEDT
New South Wales: 10.00am - 11.30am AEDT
Tasmania: 10.00am - 11.30am AEDT
South Australia: 9.30am - 11.00am ACDT
Queensland: 9.00am - 10.30am AEST
Northern Territory: 8.30am - 10.00am ACST
Western Australia: 7.00am - 8.30am AWST
If you're unable to attend at the scheduled time but you would still like to purchase this webinar please register and regardless of attendance at the scheduled time you will be sent a recording of the webinar to view at your leisure. This recording will remain available for three months.
- ACGB Member: $50.00
- Non Member $75.00
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