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Holiday Play Therapy


This workshop will focus on utilizing culturally sensitive holiday observances in relationship to play therapy interventions.Experiential interventions will be presented with culturally specific inclusiveness for client’s needs. Adaptations will be considered based on each clinician’s practice environments and settings.


  1. Participants will discuss 2 culturally relevant activities in relationship to therapeutic activities and theoretical modalities during holiday observances.
  2. Participants will analyze 3 culturally aware play therapy techniques in at least two foundational or seminal play therapy theories.
  3. Participants will describe the role of the clinician, client, and caregivers in relationship to DEI & J in the play therapy model being discussed.
  4. Participants will critique 2 DEI & J holiday play therapy activities in relation to play therapy theoretical orientations.
  5. Participants will discuss utilizing different theoretical play therapy interventions within their own practice.
  6. Participants will practice 2 DEI &J within their play therapy skills.
CS Institute is approved by the Association for Play Therapy to offer continuing education specific to play therapy. APT Approved Provider number is 15-419. CS Institute maintains responsibility for the program.


  • Sharolyn Wallace PhD, LCSW, RPT-S, IMH-E®

    Sharolyn Wallace PhD, LCSW, RPT-S, IMH-E® has worked with children and families for over 30 years. She has served on the APT Board of Directors and OKAPT and currently serves on the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB). Dr. Wallace has authored six children’s books and APT magazine articles. She is the Professor of Human Services at Tulsa Community College and Faculty Director for the Center for Addiction Prevention and Recovery Support.

December 1, 2023
Fri 9:30 AM CST
CS Institute- A New Way- Holiday Play Therapy Tulsa Tech Lemley Campus 3420 S. Memorial Tulsa OK 74145 Room: Client Service Center Room 1420

Duration 7H 0M

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