Training Description

This 2-day in-person intensive training on the application of Child-Parent Relationship Therapy (CPRT) will be a dynamic and hands-on time together to learn the practice and application of the CPRT 10-session model. Content will include detailed session by session use of the CPRT protocol, intensive applied practice and roleplay, supplemental resources, and clinical considerations for working with specific populations (12 CE hours)

Prerequisite: Prior training and experience in CCPT and completion of 2-day Foundational CPRT workshop conducted by Garry Landreth and/or Sue Bratton. Also, please bring the CPRT Manual and a copy of the therapist notebook with you to the training.


February 24-25, 2022


Friday February 24, 2023: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM CT 

Saturday February 25, 2023: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM CT 


Morning break 10:30-10:45, Lunch 12-1, Afternoon break 2:30-2:45



1.       Identify strategies for use and organization of the CPRT Therapist Protocol, Parent Notebook, and Companion Website resources.
2.       Describe the overall focus of content and process for CPRT sessions 1-10.
3.       Practice applying content and process for conducting group CPRT sessions 1-5.
4.       Identify strategies and practice teaching CCPT skills within the context of group CPRT.
5.       Identify strategies and practice supervising parent-child play sessions within the context of group CPRT.
6.       Describe the specific content emphasis for sessions 6-10.
7.       Discuss strategies for maximizing treatment effectiveness.
8.       Discuss considerations for specific populations and presenting issues.
9.       Describe overview of modifications for parents of toddlers and preadolescents.

Meet the Speaker

Leslie Jones, PhD, LPC-S, RPT, Certified CCPT-S, Certified CPRT-S

Leslie Jones is a Clinical Professor at the University of North Texas. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor and a Registered Play Therapist. Leslie also serves as the Co-Director of the Center for Play Therapy at UNT. Leslie has clinical experience across the lifespan and has worked in school and community based settings.