Play Therapy Summer Workshops at UNT

Monday, June 30, 2003

DENTON (UNT), Texas -- From July 7 (Monday) to the 17th (Thursday), the University of North Texas' Center for Play Therapy will be hosting a series of summer institute workshops. Six workshops and a three-day intensive supervision clinic will allow professionals in the field of child psychology the opportunity to receive advanced training. The workshops, which cover topics such as "Self-nurturing work: Without it play therapy is not complete," and "Using play therapy to help children cope with separation and loss," are taught by a wide range of distinguished professionals from the child psychology field.Fees for the sessions are $80 per workshop and $400 for the three-day supervision clinic. All workshops will be held in Silver Eagle Suite A, in the University Union, one block west of Welch and West Prairie Streets on the UNT campus in Denton.The Center for Play Therapy is part of the university's College of Education. Its mission is to encourage the unique development and emotional growth of children through the process of play therapy, a dynamic interpersonal relationship between children and therapists trained in play therapy procedures. Play therapist provide the children with selected play materials and facilitates a safe relationship to express feelings, thoughts, experiences and behaviors through play, a child's natural medium of communication. To fulfill its objectives, the center provides training, research, publications, counseling services and scholarships, and acts as a clearinghouse for literature in the field. For information about registration or involvement in the summer workshops, contact Shirley White at (940) 565-3628, or by e-mail at swhite@unt.edu. For more information about the workshop content or the Center for Play Therapy training program, call (940) 565-3864.

UNT News Service Phone Number: (940) 565-2108

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