This play therapy training is offered Live In-Person and Virtual via Zoom Platform. Through the lens of play therapy, this training will cover TBRI, a research-informed model for working with children who have experienced trauma and their caregivers. TBRI research on early risk factors and the impact on a child’s developmental trajectory will be addressed. Techniques will be focused on self-regulation and social skills to use in play therapy by meeting the internal physical needs and sensory needs of the child. TBRI strategies and responses will be shared to implement with children and their caregivers in play therapy.
9:30-10:30 TBRI Connecting Principles: History, Developmental Trajectory
10:45-12:00 Attachment in the Playroom, TBRI Engagement Strategies
12:00 – 12:30 Lunch
12:30-1:45 TBRI Empowering Principles: Physiological Roots, Sensory Needs
2:00-4:00 Survival Behaviors, TBRI Correcting Principles: IDEAL Response
Dr. Johnson has been working with children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families in private practice since 1999. She became a TBRI Practitioner in 2011 for her specialty of working with children who have been adopted domestically or internationally, children in state foster care, and children who have experienced trauma. Dr. Johnson has a personal story of experiencing infertility and being an adoptive parent, which allows her to bring a multidimensional perspective to working with children and families who have adoption as part of their stories.
Dr. Johnson is the owner of a large group private practice, the Center for Counseling and Family Relationships, which was established in 2007. She is also the owner of CCFAM Training, established in 2012, specializing as a Live, Virtual, and Online CEU provider with a focus on supervision, Texas Ethics, play therapy, and children who have experienced trauma. Through CCFAM Training, Dr. Johnson also provides private practice coaching and consulting for mental health professionals in leadership and supervisory roles, as well as supervision for LPC, LMFT, and RPT.
This training is non-refundable, unless cancelled by training provider. Event will be cancelled if fewer than 5 participants.
“Thank you for being so well organized to touch on the significance of both the client’s experiences as well as the counselor’s life experiences. Thank you for tying in connections between physiological and mental/emotional developments. And thank you for the numerous demonstrations of engagement strategies – very practical and empowering way to train attendees.”