• November 18, 2020

Level One Theraplay® & MIM and Advanced Theraplay® Training Workshop 2021

 

Theraplay® Nurture Your Family with Fun

 

 

Level One Theraplay® Child and Family Therapy & Marschak Interaction Method (26 hours) PLUS Group Theraplay® (6.5 hours)

Advanced Theraplay® Practice Training (13 hours)

 

What is Theraplay®?

 

Theraplay is a therapist-guided dyadic psychotherapy that focuses on parent-child relationships and has been accepted by SAMHSA in the United Sates as an evidence-based practice.

 

Theraplay:

  • Enhances attachment, self-esteem, and trust in others through joyful engagement
  • Elicits cooperation and improves behaviour issues in children through positive connection
  • Creates an active and empathic connection between children and parents
  • Focuses on four essential qualities found in parent-child relationships: structure, engagement, nurture and challenge
  • Results in a changed view of the self as worthy and loveable, and of relationships as positive
  • Is appropriate for all ages from infancy through to adolescence

 

 

 

In the sessions, the therapist guides the parent and child through playful games, challenging activities, and nurturing interactions. Theraplay helps the child experience previously difficult interactions in new ways, helps overcome fear, increases trust and creates a positive change in the child’s sense of self. Theraplay helps the parent to be attuned to the child, understand the motives of the child’s behaviour and underlying needs, manage environmental stimuli and carefully guide the child in a safe place.

The Marschak Interaction Method (MIM) Assessment is a structured technique for observing and assessing the relationship between two individuals, such as the parent or caregiver and child. It consists of a series of simple tasks designed to elicit a range of behaviours in four dimensions.

 

 

Level One Theraplay® Child and Family Therapy & Marschak Interaction Method (26 hours) PLUS Group Theraplay® (6.5 hours)

 

RUN 115, 16, 19 – 21 April 2021
RUN 226 – 30 April 2021

 

Time: 9.30 am – 5.30 pm

 

Venue: Morning Star Training Centre
Block 323A Sengkang East Way
#01-545 Singapore 541323

 

Training Objectives

Upon completion of the training, participants will be able to:

  • Administer the MIM and analyse it at a beginning level
  • Conduct feedback sessions with parents based upon the MIM analysis
  • Use the MIM as a guideline for Theraplay treatment planning
  • Understand the principles of attachment theory on an intellectual and experiential level
  • Observe demonstrations of Theraplay treatment and techniques
  • Practice Theraplay activities in dyads
  • Identify the types of behaviours that require a particular dimension
  • Utilise the four Theraplay Dimensions to treat the specific needs of a child
  • Describe how Theraplay is applied to meet the needs of children with behaviour problems, foster and adopted children, children with a history of trauma, neglect, abuse, ASD and older children
  • Describe how to guide parents to participate in a Theraplay treatment session

 

Special Features of the Training

  • Use of video segments to feature demonstration of treatment of a real client family including the MIM assessment to provide feedback to the parents
  • The training is interactive, intense and practical to ensure participants leave with the knowledge and skills to begin using Theraplay in their work
  • The training includes sessions to practice a variety of Theraplay activities
  • The training concludes with the creation of a treatment plan for one of your own clients and a chance to practice it for feedback
  • The registration fee includes participation in two web supervision sessions. You will be able to view the supervisor and supervisee as well as the video treatment session of the supervisee. You will also be able to ask and respond to questions in real time

 

Who should attend

  • Psychologists
  • Psychiatrists
  • Social Workers
  • Clinical Counsellors
  • Marriage & Family Therapists
  • School Counsellors
  • Play Therapists
  • Special Education Teachers
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Speech & Language Therapists
  • Adoption/ Post-Adoption Support Counsellors
  • Early Childhood & Developmental Specialists
  • Infant Mental Health Professionals
  • Residential Care Professionals

 

Course Certification

SSA applications are subjected to NCSS terms and conditions. Full attendance of 26 hours of Theraplay Level One is required to further pursue certification as a Certified Theraplay Practitioner. More information can be found at www.theraplay.org/index.php/supervision-certification

 

Course Fee

Registration from 2 November 2020 to 8 April 2021: $1,998

VCF funding is pending approval for staff/ volunteers of NCSS Member SSAs and MSF-funded SSAs. Terms and Conditions apply.

 

Registration

To register for RUN 1 (15, 16, 19 – 21 April 2021), download this registration form

To register for RUN 2 (26 – 30 April 2021), download this registration form

Please email the completed form to counselling@morningstar.org.sg with subject title “Theraplay Level 1 Training“.

 

 

 

 

 

Advanced Theraplay® Practice Training (13 hours)

 

RUN 1 only22 – 23 April 2021

 

Time: 9.30 am – 5.30 pm

 

Venue: Morning Star Training Centre
Block 323A Sengkang East Way
#01-545 Singapore 541323

 

Training Objectives

Upon completion of the training, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the three levels of Theraplay intervention
  • Define two goals for each level of intervention
  • Identify and implement three activities for each level of intervention
  • Define the difference between long term therapeutic goals and ‘stepping stone’ procedural goals in intensive Theraplay
  • Describe three ways to promote regulation in Theraplay interventions
  • Name four important elements for equipping parents for intensive therapy

 

Special Features of the Training

  • Use of video segments to feature demonstration of treatment of a real client family including the MIM assessment to provide feedback to the parents
  • The training is interactive, intense and practical to ensure participants leave with the knowledge and skills to begin using Theraplay in their work
  • The training includes sessions to practice a variety of Theraplay activities
  • The training includes opportunity for case consultation/ supervision for one of your own clients

 

Criteria for Attendees

Attendees MUST have completed Theraplay Level One and preferably employed Theraplay informed principles in some aspects of their work.

 

Course Certification

SSA applications are subjected to NCSS terms and conditions and full attendance of 13 hours of Advanced Theraplay Practice training is required. Full attendance is also required to be given credit in the TTI database for completing the training. More information can be found at www.theraplay.org/index.php/supervision-certification

 

Course Fees

Registration from 2 November 2020 to 8 April 2021: $998

VCF funding is pending approval for staff/ volunteers of NCSS Member SSAs and MSF-funded SSAs. Terms and Conditions apply.

 

Registration

To register for Advanced Theraplay Practice Training 22 – 23 April 2020, download this registration form and email the completed form to counselling@morningstar.org.sg with subject title “Advanced Theraplay Registration”.

 

 

 

 

 

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