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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.


  • Casie Brittain MSW, LCSW, RPT-S, EAGALA

    Casie Brittain MSW, LCSW, RPT-S, EAGALA Certified Mental Health/Equine Specialist. Mrs. Brittain is also certified in AutPlay and currently in the process of obtaining certification in TRE (Trauma Release Exercises). Mrs. Brittain has worked in a variety of settings over the past 20 years: OKDHS, community mental health, adult substance abuse residential treatment, youth & family services, mobile crisis services, and private practice. Mrs. Brittain has been a trainer for the CS Institute of Play Therapy for the past 3 years where her focus has been utilizing sensory integration for emotional and behavioral regulation for neuro-divergent children.

December 15, 2023
Fri 9:30 AM CST
CS Institute Play Therapy- Norman Cohort- Chicks are Chickens: Play Therapy Techniques to EMpower Girls Pioneer Library, 255 S. Howard Moore OK 73160

Duration 7H 0M

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