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2009-2010 Graduate Catalog 
2009-2010 Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

CPS 692 - Advanced Play Therapy: Theory and Practice

Catalog Year 2009-2010

This course is intended to provide students with a critical analysis of theoretical approaches to play therapy with an emphasis on the dimensions of the process, the counselor’s understanding of children’s behavior and his/her perceptions of self, of the client, and of the therapeutic play relationship. It is intended that students will acquire an applied understanding of the Adlerian and Gestalt models of play therapy and the philosophy and skills necessary for counselors to include play therapy as a part of their intervention repertoire.

PREREQ: graduate student status in Counseling and Psychological Services or a related field and an introductory course in play therapy; or instructor permission.
OFFERED: Irregular