Play Therapy with Clients of Mexican Heritage, January 21, 2023
Play Therapy with Clients of Mexican Heritage, January 21, 2023
Saturday1/21/2023 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Oakland, CA
Limited to 6 participants.
6 CEs ($25 additional fee for CEs) no fee for APT educational hours
1 hour lunch and two 15 minute break-will not be counted toward the 6 CEs awarded
This workshop will discuss the various Latinx/Latine identities and intersectionality using the multicultural addressing framework. This workshop will provide concepts, interventions, and themes that will help play therapists provide culturally inclusive practices for clients of Latinx/Latine heritage. Additionally it will include play therapy interventions that can be done with individuals and families, including the implementation of the game Lotería, with free-to-low cost items. There will be hands-on, playful activities in addition to didactic material. Interventions can be done in-person or via telehealth. It will be limited to 6 participants to allow for maximum participation and feedback. Vaccinations and masks are required. The training room is well ventilated and each person will have an their own table.
Target Audience: This course is designed for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, LEPs, pre-licensed associates and graduate students.
- Have a deeper understanding of ways individuals may identify in order to have deeper discussions with clients about family background.
- Incorporate cultural inclusivity in their space as well as in their practice.
- Identify and incorporate play therapy tools and interventions to help drive the therapeutic process forward with Latinx/Latine clients.
By the end of the workshop participants will be able to:
- Describe the overall importance of at least 2 Latinx/Latine cultural values and incorporate them in their play therapy work.
- Identify and implement at least 2 play interventions adapted for the Latinx/Latine population that can be used in different phases of play therapy treatment.
- Identify at least 3 books that play therapists can be use in bibliotherapy with the Latine/Latinx population.
- Describe 3 ways for play therapists to show understanding that the game Lotería holds significance in the Mexican-American community.
- Identify and implement at least 4 play therapy interventions adapted for the game Lotería that can be used in different phases of treatment.
- Identify the 5 benefits of including Lotería in play therapy sessions with their clients.
Techniques included this training consists of a 6-hour PowerPoint presentation, videos, and experiential activities. The experiential activities provide participants the opportunity to try out new interventions before implementing with their own clients.
Part 1 – Identities and Background
9:00 AM- 12:15PM Introductions/Terminology and background; Videos/Activities
1 hour LUNCH BREAK and 2 15 minute breaks (do not count toward CEUs)
Part 2 – Play Therapy with the game Lotería
1:15-4:30PM History/How to Play Lotería Videos/Activities
Trainer: Cristal Alvarado, LMFT, RPT
Cristal Alvarado is an RPT, and LMFT with an MA in Counseling Psychology and Correctional Emphasis. Cristal currently works with at-risk youth and Hayward families at the Hayward Police Department. Cristal previously worked with First Five in East San Jose and has been practicing play therapy for the last 5 years. Cristal currently provides play therapy trainings to agencies in the San Francisco Bay area. She has the innate ability to establish rapport quickly, build trust and effectively communicate in both English and Spanish.
Questions about the content of the training / Contact: Cristal Alvarado email@example.com
Administrative questions: Contact Karen Pernet firstname.lastname@example.org
None….except an interest in expanding your play therapy repertoire
Date and Time: January 21, 2023 9:00AM-4:30PM
Location: 3725 Coolidge Ave. Oakland, CA 94602
Karen E Pernet is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, 83403, to sponsor continuing education for LMFT’S, LCSW’S, LPCC’S AND LEP’S. She maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content. There is an additional $25 charge for CEs.
Growth through Play Therapy is an approved provider for the Association for Play Therapy APT 09-241. There is no extra charge for APT educational credits.
Partial credit cannot be offered.
Course Completion certificates will be awarded at the end of the course in exchange for a completed evaluation form. Course meets the qualifications for 6 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.
Course meets the qualifications for 6 contact hours of educational credits for the Association for Play Therapy.
Continuing Education Karen E Pernet, is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, 83403, to sponsor continuing education for LMFT’S, LCSW’S, LPCC’S AND LEP’S. She maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content. Growth through Play Therapy is an approved provider for the Association for Play Therapy APT 09-241. There is no extra charge for APT CEs. Partial credit cannot be offered.
Conflict of Interest
This workshop and presenter have no conflict of interest in presenting this workshop, nor is there any commercial support.
To request accommodations for special needs, please email the Program Administrator at email@example.com
To obtain the grievance policy or report a grievance please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 510-923-0520
Full refund if canceled 30 days before training, minus $50 administrative fee; after that date there will be no refund unless space is filled from the waiting list.
In the event that the training is canceled for lack of participants or circumstances beyond our control, there will be a full refund of the fee, unless the participant confirms by e-mail that they are registering another class. Unfortunately we are unable to reimburse travel expenses, such as airfares or hotels in the event that the training is cancelled.
5 Seats Available.
Play Therapy with Clients of Mexican Heritage provides a much needed comprehensive training for child and play therapists which will be informative, practical and fun.
Saturday January 21, 2023 9:00 to 4:30.