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Transformative Conversations: Multicultural Perspectives in Play Therapy

December 1, 2020 - 9am-10:30am CST 

This is the finale of our Fall Multicultural Webinar Series. Join us for FREE to have a discussion with all three speakers from our series. Registration closed. The deadline to register was November 17, 2020. 

This webinar does not count toward any CE credit.

Panelists

LaKaavia Taylor, Ph.D., LPC, NCC, RPT, Certified CCPT-S, Certified CPRT-S is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Counseling Program at the University of North Texas, where she enjoys teaching and supervising graduate-level counseling students. Dr. Taylor has research and clinical expertise with African American children in play therapy. Additionally, she has extensive counseling experience with children, adolescents, and families in schools and community mental health settings. Her areas of focus are trauma, racial identity, and socioemotional development. Dr. Taylor has presented at numerous national and state conferences. Through her current and past leadership positions in various organizations, she engages in advocacy efforts for children and adolescents in counseling.


Natalya Lindo, Ph.D., LPC, Certified CCPT-S, Certified CPRT-S is an Associate Professor and Department Chair at the University of North Texas with fifteen years of experience as a researcher and clinician with specialized training in working with children and families, diverse and at-risk populations. Dr. Lindo‚Äôs primary research areas are School-based Play Therapy, Child Parent Relationship Therapy, Teacher Child Relationship Building and Career Development across the lifespan. Consistent with this research agenda, Dr. Lindo regularly conducts action-research projects in the public schools related to Child Parent Relationship Therapy and Teacher Child Relationship Building. Most recently Dr. Lindo developed the Child and Adolescent Career Construction Interview aimed at improving self-concept, occupational identity and career adaptability. With a focus on capacity building, Dr. Lindo collaborates with administrators and school counselors to develop school-wide mental health initiatives targeting children who are at risk for school failure.


Peggy Ceballos, Ph.D., NCC, Certified CCPT-S, Certified CPRT-S is an Associate Professor at the University of North Texas. She has clinical experience as a school counselor and as a community counselor working primarily with children and adolescents. Her research area is on multicultural issues in play therapy, including the effectiveness of child-centered play therapy and Child Parent Relationship Therapy interventions with Latinx families in school settings. She has conducted over 60 professional presentations and she has been the recipient of 11 professional awards, including the 2016 TCA Advocacy Award and the 2011 American Counseling Association (ACA) Best Practice Award for best research.

Moderator

Charmaine Conner, Ph.D., LPC (TX), NCC specializes in play therapy, servicing children who are transracially adopted, children who have experienced trauma, and children who have demonstrated academic and behavioral concerns. Dr. Conner recently earned her Ph.D. in Counseling at the University of North Texas. Her dissertation focused on The Experiences of Black Transracially Adoptive Families. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from Arkansas State University and a Master of Science Degree in Counseling with a concentration in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of Memphis. Dr. Conner is a Licensed Professional Counselor (TX) and National Certified Counselor (NCC) with experience providing mental health services to children, adolescents, and adults in a variety of settings: residential, private practice, and non-profit agencies. Her clinical experiences have afforded her with the knowledge and skills to provide diverse examples when teaching and supervising students. Dr. Conner was selected as a 2018-2019 Doctoral Fellow with the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) Minority Fellowship Program (MFP). Her commitment to serving minority populations and infusing social justice practices into the counseling profession has continued through her scholarly publications, presentations at professional conferences, and mentorship with former students and supervisees.

 

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Attainment of Play Therapy Instruction Hours

For those working on the attainment of instructional hours towards credentialing:

Effective May 15, 2020 through December 31, 2020, APT Approved Providers may temporarily offer "contact" hours for online continuing education if the training meets all of the conditions set forth by APT. Although our webinars are offered via a synchonous telehealth format with interactive capabilities and meet the two hour minimum, they are not limited to 40 participants or less. Therefore, in accordance with Approved Provider Standards, our 2020 Fall Multicultural Webinar Series webinars are non-contact hours.

For those already credentialed:

APT is temporarilty allowing any registrant with continuing education due between March 15, 2020 and December 31, 2020, to submit all non-contact training hours to fulfill the 18 hours of play therapy continuing education. 

For complete details, please refer to APT at www.a4pt.org