Building Attachment and Connection through Family Play Therapy

Tanager Place Estle Center 1030 5th Ave SE, Cedar Rapids

Presenter: Joella Gerber, LISW CEs: 6.5 Breaks: 10:15 a.m., 12-1 p.m., 2:45 p.m. Location: Lower Level Training RoomChildren’s connections to their caregivers vastly impact brain development, their ability to regulate, and relationships throughout their lifetimes. Assisting children and families in building positive connections and attachments in childhood helps improve current functioning and future mental health....

Fostering Resilience for Children of Trauma through Play Therapy

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Presenter: Robin Hoffman, LMSW CEs: 3 Break: 10:15 a.m. Location: VirtualThis workshop will assist play therapists in deepening their knowledge regarding trauma and adverse childhood experiences. Participants will learn ways to identify and assess for childhood adversity as well as resilience factors. Participants will learn techniques and core practices to implement in play therapy to...

Use of Sand Tray in Play Therapy

Tanager Place Estle Center 1030 5th Ave. SE, Cedar Rapids

Presenter: Tonya Hotchkin, LMFT, RPT, CTP CEs: 5.5 Breaks: 10:30 a.m., 12-1 p.m., 2:30 p.m. Location: Lower Level Training RoomIn this workshop, you will spend time learning the history of sand tray play therapy and the powerful impact is has in the treatment process. You will learn everything you need to know about sand tray play therapy, including,...

LGBTQ Youth Prom

The Olympic 1202 3rd Street SE, Suite 200, Cedar Rapids

All middle and high school students, including allies, are invited to attend the 2021 LGBTQ Youth Prom on Saturday, April 17. Our theme: "Somewhere Over the Rainbow." Located in the Olympic in the NewBo District, the prom will feature dancing (of course!), activities for everyone (including those who don't like dancing), special performances, contests and...

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