Friday, November 15, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM PST
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University of Phoenix 
45 River Park Place, Suite 200
Fresno, CA, CA 93720

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About the Presenter

Angela Boardman, LMFT is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Clinical Supervisor at California Psychological Institute. She has specialized training in Early Childhood Mental Health and relationship-based therapy models. Angela’s work focuses on helping children and families who have experienced attachment trauma. Angela has a collaborative and inclusive approach and she utilizes play to help heal developmental trauma.



California Association for Play Therapy 
California Association for Play Therapy 

Finding your playful place: 

Developing practical play therapy interventions

Earn 6 CE's!

Angela Boardman, LMFT

Workshop Description

This intervention-heavy training will provide hands-on activities, role plays, and small break-out groups to give participants practice in play therapy techniques. Interventions sampled will pull from directive and non-directive play therapy models. The course will also touch on interventions for community-based services and parent-child therapy. Participants will learn how to appropriately document play therapy interventions in progress notes.

Workshop Information

Instructional Level: Introductory

Audience Pre-Requisites: None


8:30am-9:00am            Registration

9am-10:15am        Impact of playful relationships

                                      and overview of play therapy models

10:15-10:30am      Break

10:30am-12pm        Non-Directive play interventions

12pm-1:00pm        Lunch

1:00- 2:15pm          Directive play interventions

2:15-2:30pm           Break

2:30-4:20               Relationship-Based interventions

with parents and children

 4:20pm -4:30pm      Q & A

Learning Objectives:

After the session, participants will be able to:

1. Describe 4 theoretical frameworks of play therapy.

2. Identify 3 non-directive play activities that can be utilized in play therapy.

3. Discuss 3 directive play activities that can be utilized in play therapy.

4. Describe 3 parent-child play therapy activities that target attachment repair.

5. Identify 3 play therapy interventions to use in community-based services.

6. Identify 3 distinct functions of play with regard to relationship development.


For complete presenter biographies, learning objectives, activity schedule or additional information regarding the workshop please contact: calapt@calplaytherapy.org

Who Should Attend: Social Workers, Marriage, Family & Child Therapists, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, School Counselors, Psychologists, Students, and Interns.

Ticket Information
Member discount applies to active APT members ONLY! Membership Status will be verified. Membership discount can not be transferred, shared, or gifted to a non-member. 


Student rate for those currently enrolled in school. Proof of university enrollment may be requested.

Groups of 3 or more persons may receive $10 off the registration fees if registered online two weeks before the workshop. Registrations must be submitted together. PAYMENT MUST BE RECEIVED BY 11/1/19 OR REGISTRATION WILL BE CANCELLED 

Continuing Education
This workshop meets the qualifications for 6 hours of continuing education credit  per day for Psychologists, MFTs & LCSWs  and LPCC's.  The California Association for Play Therapy (CALAPT) is approved by the Association for Play Therapy to offer continuing education specific to play therapy (APT Approved Provider # 00-094). The California Association for Play Therapy is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Psychologists may receive 6 hours of continuing education credit for this workshop.The California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) now recognizes APA continuing education credit for license renewal for LCSWs, MFTs and LPCCs The California Association for Play Therapy maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.  NO CREDIT FOR PARTIAL ATTENDANCE.

Cancellations and Refunds

Requests for refunds must be made in writing to the CALAPT, P.O. Box  12404, Newport Beach, CA 92658 or by e-mail: calapt@calplaytherapy.org.  Requests must be postmarked two weeks prior to workshop date in order to receive refund. There is a $25.00 administrative fee for refunds. No refunds for cancellations after the deadline.  There are no price breaks for partial attendance.

APT Membership Information
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The opinions expressed by presenters at the CALAPT events do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the CALAPT Board of Directors or its membership. CALAPT reserves the right to make changes to the conference schedule, speakers and presentation, if this becomes necessary.
If you have a disability and need accommodations per ADA/504, please provide notification 2 weeks prior to workshop date