CATEGORY: Retired Courses

Relational Therapeutic Play Certificate- The Therapeutic Powers of Play

Course Access: Lifetime
Course Overview

  



This course introduces students to the Therapeutic Powers of Play (Schaefer, Drewes, 2007). 

Fraser, T., Ventrella, M. (2019). A tapestry of relational child and youth care practice. Toronto, Ont. Canadian Scholars Press. 

Schaefer, C., Drewes, A. (2007).The Therapeutic Powers of Play: 20 Core Agents of Change. John Wiley and Sons, Hoboken, New York.

Stuart, C. (2013). Foundations of child and youth care. Dubuque: Kendall Hunt 

Course Textbooks 

Schaefer, C., Drewes, A. (2007).The Therapeutic Powers of Play: 20 Core Agents of Change. John Wiley and Sons, Hoboken, New York.

Fraser, T., Ventrella, M. (2019).A Tapestry of Relational Child and Youth Care Competencies.    Canadian Scholars. Toronto, Ontario. (Provided by the Canadian Association for Child and Youth Care). 

Course Learning Outcomes

 

Students will have demonstrated the ability to:

  • Define each of the therapeutic powers of play.  

  • Discuss how these are employed in each Child and Youth Care setting                   (residential, community,education, justice).

  • Explain  the theoretical background and empirical studies that support 20 agents of change.

  • Apply agents of change to clinical vignettes.

  • Describe specific strategies and techniques for each change agent 

  • Apply APA standards and Universal Design principles to all submitted evaluations. 

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