Working with Parents in Play Therapy

Sunday, September 11, 2022 11:52 AM | Preston Patterson (Administrator)

Working with Parents in Play Therapy
Presented by Katie Henson, M.S., LMHC | 1 CEU Available

We are pleased to offer this on-demand webinar to or MHCCF members and non-members (fee applicable). Please feel free to watch the video at any time. Successful completion of the post-presentation survey below will be required to ensure you receive CEU credit for your viewing of this online presentation.


Original Air Date: August 19, 2022 at 9:30AM

Child Parent Relationship therapy (CPRT) can be used as a primary tool in how to utilize skills with Parents as a way to not only built trust and rapport, but to help with emotional and behavioral dysregulations in all settings. Giving parents additional tools for their parent toolbox and small ways to start engaging, ???? parents of potential kiddo clients to work with or current kiddo clients to work with. Attendees will be provided with a brief overview of play therapy skills and techniques and how to use those to enhance the child-parent relationship using Child Parent Relationship Training (CPRT).

Learning Objectives  

  1. Participants will review the various forms of play therapy. 

  2. Participants will gain an understanding of Child Parent Relationship Training (CPRT) 

  3. Participants will learn how to implement Child Parent Relationship Training in sessions with parents.  

  4. Participants will also understand how to implement CPRT skills in a parent group setting, to aid facilitation of group therapy sessions.


Katie Henson is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, currently working as an independent contractor with Pineapple Therapy as well as Life & Hope Counseling. Katie works with children ages 4-12 alongside their parents or guardians using Child Parent Relationship Training. She practices self care at every opportunity given by spending time with her husband, exploring all of the state parks that Florida has to offer and enjoys kayaking, hiking and swimming in a spring or river as well as any national parks. Katie also loves family time and watching her niece and nephew grow.


  • HANDOUT (PPT) Working with Parents in Play Therapy  - PowerPoint Handout
  • Attendance Certificate - No CEU Needed Version (Attendance only)
    *Please complete CEU Survey if you would like a certificate that shows you have earned a CEU for participation in the on-demand webinar. Your CEU certificate will be emailed to you once your CEU's have been submitted to CE Broker.



Please be sure to complete the post-webinar quiz for CEU credit. Once the post-presentation survey is complete, allow our team up 30 days to process your CEU credits. You will receive your CEU Certificate once your CE's have been submitted to CE Broker.

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