Liana Lowenstein, MSW, RSW, CPT-S
SickKids CCMH Learning Institute
December 6, 2021 | 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The use of creative techniques in child-focused family therapy sessions provides a medium for all members to participate and promotes positive family interaction. This webinar will outline innovative techniques to engage, assess, and treat families. The facilitator will demonstrate interventions to strengthen parenting skills.
Participants will examine the rationale for using play-based techniques in family therapy. Learn to implement a variety of creative interventions. Be able to identify the areas to observe when assessing families and utilize helpful tools for assessing families. Explore the key ingredients for an effective termination and integrate techniques into ending sessions with families.
Please note: This training is part of the Certificate in essential skills for assessing and treating children and families, however, this webinar can be register in as a stand-alone training.
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About the Presenter:
Liana Lowenstein, MSW, RSW, CPT-S is a Registered clinical Social Worker, Certified Play Therapist-Supervisor, and Certified TF-CBT Therapist who has been working with children and their families since 1988. She presents training across North America and abroad. She provides clinical supervision to mental health practitioners, runs a play-therapy internship program, and consults to several mental health agencies. She has authored numerous best-selling books including: Paper Dolls and Paper Airplanes: Therapeutic Exercises for Sexually Traumatized Children; Creative Interventions for Bereaved Children; Creative Interventions for Children of Divorce; Creative CBT Interventions for Children with Anxiety; and Cory Helps Kids Cope with Sexual Abuse. She is a winner of the Monica Herbert award for outstanding contribution to play therapy in Canada.