Ethics in Play Therapy

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Ethics in Play Therapy

July 16, 2021 @ 9:00 AM

Ethics in Play Therapy

July 16th, 2021

9:00am - 12:15pm

Cost: $75

Presenter: Lindsey Swales, LISW RPT-S CTP

CEs: 3 CONTACT CE hours total

  • Play Therapy Special Topic – 3 hours

Breaks: 10:30-10:45am

Workshop Level: All

Location: Lower Level Training Room of Estle Center. Masks and social distancing will be required.

This training is an in-person event. Registrants will be notified if trainings are moved to virtual events in response to COVID-19.

APT Approved Provider 16-457

Working with children can present unique ethical challenges.  In this workshop, participants will explore various considerations in providing ethical play therapy practice to clients.  Special legal and ethical considerations related to confidentiality, high conflict families, and court involvement will be specifically discussed.  Participants will identify ways that they can protect themselves and their clients, while improving the overall services they are providing.  Discussion time will be provided for ethical dilemmas and participants will be able to utilize ethical decision making models to explore these situations.



  1. Participants will discuss considerations in providing play therapy
  2. Participants will identify specific situations which often trigger the need for ethical considerations in play therapy, and how they can prepare from the start of treatment for managing them appropriately
  3. Participants will utilize ethical decision making models to process specific ethical dilemmas that arise in play therapy

APT Approved Provider 16-457

Payment and Cancellation Policy: Payment is due at the time of registration. Cancellations made at least 30 days before date of course will receive a full refund of registration cost. Cancellations made less than 30 days before date of course may transfer their registration fees to an alternative course or request for a partial refund. In the event a registered participant does not cancel and does not attend (no-show), the registration fees will not be eligible for refund or transfer.  *All refunds and transfers are at the discretion of Meraki Institute of Learning and Tanager Place


July 16, 2021
9:00 AM
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