19th Annual Play Therapy Conference

New York Association for Play Therapy 19th Annual Play Therapy Conference

Presented by Sueann Kenney-Noziska, MSW, LCSW, RPT-S
March 23-24, 2018
DoubleTree by Hilton Tarrytown
455 South Broadway
Tarrytown, New York 10591

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Day 1- March 23, 2018
Integrative Play Therapy for the Treatment of Childhood Abuse and Trauma

This workshop will explore an integrative approach to using play therapy with victims of childhood abuse and trauma. Research and literature describing trauma’s impact on the brain, treatment of posttraumatic stress, and trauma-informed treatment will be reviewed. The use of posttraumatic play and directive play therapy interventions will be discussed. Lecture, experiential activities, group discussion, & case examples will provide participants with a comprehensive learning experience.

Day 2- March 24, 2018
Integrative Play Therapy for Sexually Traumatized Children and Adolescents

This workshop will emphasize using play therapy with victims of sexual abuse and trauma. Frameworks for conceptualizing the impact of sexual abuse, treatment components from evidence-based practice models, & play therapy will be integrated to create abuse-informed interventions that are developmentally appropriate & clinically sound. Attendees will receive a variety of directive play therapy interventions which address core components of sexual abuse treatment including psychoeducation, emotional expression, cognitive coping, & trauma narration. Lecture, experiential activities, group discussion, & case examples will provide participants with a comprehensive learning experience.

About the presenter:

Sueann Kenney-Noziska, MSW, LCSW, RPT-S, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Registered Play Therapist Supervisor who specializes in using play therapy in clinical practice with abused and traumatized children, adolescents and their families. As part of her clinical work, she provides outpatient psychotherapy to those impacted by childhood sexual abuse, emotional and physical maltreatment and other traumatic events. Sueann is internationally recognized in the field and is an author, guest lecturer and clinician who has trained thousands of professionals

Continuing Education:

The program is sponsored by The NY Association for Play Therapy and The Institute for Continuing Education.  Each day’s program offers 6.00 contact hours, with full attendance required.   CE credit is offered as follows:  psychology ( APA ); counseling ( NY provider MH-0016;  the Institute will submit a co-sponsorship application to NBCC for the program);  social work ( ASWB provider 1007; NY SED provider 0025);  MFT ( NY provider 00-12);  play therapy ( APT Provider 98-040).

Play therapy credit will not be awarded to non-mental health professionals.

Download the 2018 NYAPT Conference Scholarship Application Form (PDF).

Scholarship Application for New York APT Members and  Mental Health Students in NY only.


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