Professional Presentations

If you are interested in scheduling a presentation on play therapy, please contact

Jaclyn N. Sepp, MA, LPC, RPT, NCC at jaclyn@ensembletherapy.com with inquiries.

 
 
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Adapting everyday board games to be therapeutic in play therapy

Hill Country Association for Play Therapy, September 2017, 2 CEU hours

Participants will:

  • Recognize how traditional games can serve as an appropriate platy therapy intervention for various client concerns.
  • Learn how to adapt everyday board games to observe client's strengths, assess their progress, and treat their goals through play therapy.
  • Utilize a variety of board games in play therapy to successfully help clients build resiliency and thrive in their worlds.
 
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Introduction to Guidance Counseling for School Counselors

Region 13, June 2017, 17 CEU hours

Participants will:

  • Define the characteristics of a Comprehensive School Counseling Program.
  • Understand the basics of creating guidance curriculum based on district requirements, 7 Texas Strands, 3 ASCA Standards for Students, District/Campus Improvement Plans, Needs Assessments, and TEKS.
  • Develop an engaging guidance lesson using the Texas Model and ASCA Standards.
 
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Advocating for Play therapy in schools

The Institute for Play Therapy, Texas State University, June 2016, 10 CEU hours

Participants will:

  • Advocate to school administration and colleagues about the history & benefits of play therapy as a part of your comprehensive school counseling program
  • Utilize a consultation model that will enhance your communication with school personnel about the use of play therapy and ways to implement Child Teacher Relationship Training (CTRT) on your campus.
  • Incorporate play therapy into your comprehensive school counseling program, including setting up a play space, providing parent training opportunities, and becoming a School Based-Registered Play Therapist (SB-RPT).
  • Utilize a variety of play therapy techniques to help students cope with their social, emotional and behavioral challenges in both elementary and secondary school environments.
 
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Helping children & adolescents heal through evidence-based practices

The University of Texas School of Nursing, May 2016, 2 CEU hours

Participants will:

  • Understand the developmental appropriateness of using play therapy with patients in a hospital setting.
  • Develop basic skills and knowledge necessary to be effective with children and adolescents.
  • Learn hospital room appropriate therapeutic techniques that utilize play based practices.
 
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Using play therapy in schools

DFW Center for Play Therapy, November 2015, 3 CEU hours

Participants will:

  • Advocate to school administration and colleagues about the history & benefits of play therapy as a part of your comprehensive school counseling program
  • Incorporate play therapy into your comprehensive school counseling program, including setting up a play space and opportunities for parent training.
  • Utilize a variety of play therapy techniques to help students cope with their social, emotional and behavioral challenges in both elementary and secondary school environments.
 
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Helping Families Heal from Separation, Divorce and Military Deployment

The University of Texas School of Nursing, November 2015, 2 CEU hours

Participants will:

  • Understand the challenges children and adolescents face with changing families.
  • Identify the key issues to be addressed therapeutically.
  • Learn individual and family play techniques to help your clients heal.

 

Helping children heal through research-based practices

Central Texas Physician Assistants Society, August 2015, 2 CEU hours

Participants will:

  • Learn the history and development of play therapy as a treatment modality.
  • Gain an awareness of the recent research on the effectiveness of play treatments for common childhood diagnoses.