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Event Details - Using Books and Board Games in Play Therapy

Title: Using Books and Board Games in Play Therapy
Type of Activity: Online Event
Objective of Course / Workshop:

Learning Outcomes

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

1) Define uses for board games and books in play therapy.

2) Explain special considerations when using board games and books in play therapy.

3) Identify several play therapy interventions using board games and books.

Course / Workshop Outline:

90 min webinar by Robert Jason Grant intergrating the use of books and board games 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 31st Oct 10.00 - 11.30am


Thu 31st Oct 9.00 - 10.30am


Thu 31st Oct 8.30 - 10.00am


Thu 31st Oct 9.30 - 11.00am

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

Thu 31st Oct 7.00 - 8.30am

New Zealand

Thu 31st Oct 12.00 - 1.30pm

Fiji (FJT)

Thu 31st Oct 11.00 - 12.30pm

Indonesia (WIB)

Thu 31st Oct 6.00 - 7.30am

US/Canada (Eastern)

Wed 30th Oct 7.00 - 8.30pm

US/Canada (Central)

Wed  Zealand30th Oct 6.00 - 7.30pm

US/Canada (Mountain)

Wed 30th Oct 5.00 - 6.30pm

US/Canada (Pacific)

Wed 30th Oct 4.00 - 5.30pm

OPD points: 5
Course / Workshop content:

Webinar Description

90-minute webinar

This webinar focuses on integrating board games (traditional, therapeutic, and therapist created) and books (bibliotherapy) in play therapy. Typical uses, considerations, and skill gains will be covered. Ways to incorporate board games and books to align with treatment goals will be presented. Online assessment which is required to be completed prior to the issue of a certificate.

Start/End Date: 31/10/2019 to 31/10/2019
Time: 10:00:00 - 12:00:00
Presenter / Provider: Dr Robert Jason Grant
Contact Name: Jacki Short
Contact Phone: 0411 209 802
Contact Email:
Qualifications: Ed.D, RPT-S

Dr. Grant is a Licensed Professional Counselor, National Certified Counselor, Registered Play Therapist Supervisor, and Certified Autism Specialist. Dr. Grant completed his education from Missouri State University receiving a B.S. in Psychology and M.S. in Counseling. Dr. Grant further received his doctorate degree in Education from the University of Missouri-Columbia. Dr. Grant is a member of the American Counseling Association, Association for Play Therapy and Missouri Association for Play Therapy.

Dr. Grant owns and operates the Robert Jason Grant Ed.D AutPlay Therapy Clinic and specializes in play therapy techniques with children, adolescents, adults, and families.  Dr. Grant also specializes in working with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Neurodevelopmental Disorders, and Developmental Disabilities and is the creator of AutPlay® Therapy, an Autism treatment using Play Therapy, behavioral therapy, and relationship development approaches. Dr. Grant has authored several publications, book chapters, articles and has written five books on the subjects of play therapy, Autism, and ADHD including the bestselling AutPlay Therapy handbook. Dr. Grant conducts various presentations and workshops on topics such as play therapy and Autism. Dr. Grant has conducted trainings and workshops throughout the United States and internationally. 

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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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