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Event Details - Introduction to Play Therapy for Child Survivors of Sexual Assault

Title: Introduction to Play Therapy for Child Survivors of Sexual Assault
Type of Activity: Online Event
Objective of Course / Workshop:

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the workshop you will be able to:

1) Identify sexualized play in play therapy, 

2) Set appropriate limits, 

3) Utilise skills to alleviate issues of countertransference.

Course / Workshop Outline:

90 min webinar by Jodi Mullen to learn basic play therapy skills to engage children (through the primary grades) in play therapy. 

Includes the opportunity to participate in interactive exercises.

Webinar package also includes written materials for an opportunity for a 30 minute reflection on learning.

Date and Times


Thu 7th Nov 10.00 - 11.30am


Thu 7th Nov 9.00 - 10.30am


Thu 7th Nov 8.30 - 10.00am


Thu 7th Nov 9.30 - 11.00am

WA, Malaysia (MYT)/ Philippines (PHT), Singapore/Hong Kong

Thu 7th Nov 7.00 - 8.30am

New Zealand 

Thu 7th Nov 12.00 - 1.00pm 

Fiji (FJT)

Thu 7th Nov 11.00 - 12.30pm

Indonesia (WIB)

Thu 7th Nov 6.00 - 7.30am

US/Canada (Eastern)

Wed 6th Nov 6.00 - 7.30pm

US/Canada (Central)

Wed 6th Nov 5.00 - 6.30pm

US/Canada (Mountain)

Wed 6th Nov 4.00 - 5.30pm

US/Canada (Pacific) 

Wed 6th Nov 3.00 - 4.30pm

OPD points: 5
Course / Workshop content:

Webinar Description

90-minute webinar

Children who have been sexually traumatized are often in need of our clinical services. In this webinar, participants will learn about sexual development in children, the behavioural, social, emotional and psychological markers of sexual trauma in the therapeutic play room, and the special issues these children present in play therapy, including dealing with powerful impacts of countertransference and setting limits.

Online assessment which is required to be completed prior to the issue of a certificate.

Start/End Date: 07/11/2019 to 07/11/2019
Time: 10:00:00 - 12:00:00
Presenter / Provider: Dr Jodi Ann Mullen
Contact Name: Jacki Short
Contact Phone: 0411 209 802
Contact Email:
Qualifications: PhD, LMHC, RPT-S, CCPT-Master

Jodi Ann Mullen, PhD, LMHC, RPT-S, CCPT-Master, has been a Mental Health Counselor and Play Therapist for 25 years. She is a professor at SUNY Oswego in the Counseling & Psychological Services Department where she coordinates the Mental Health Counseling Program and Graduate Certificate Program in Play Therapy. She is also the Director of Integrative Counseling Services in New York State. Dr. Mullen is an international speaker and author. She has authored several manuscripts on play therapy and counselling. Dr. Mullen navigates the world of child rearing on her podcast Freakishly Well-Behaved Kids. Most importantly, she is the proud mother of Andrew and Leah.

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Parking: Free
Is there disability parking and entry? Yes
Are meals included with this event? No
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Cost ($): $40.00
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