Saturday April 26, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM EDT
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Baltimore Child Abuse Center 
2300 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21218

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Sonia Hinds 
Chesapeake Beach Professional Seminars 

Play Therapy for Sexually Traumatized Children 

Workshop Description:

Using the best elements of both directive and non-directive play therapy approaches with traumatized children allows for healing and repair of losses associated with sexual trauma like innocence, trust, and appropriate boundaries.  In this workshop, participants will learn about sexual development in children, the psychological markers of sexual trauma, and the special issues these children present in play therapy.  Included will be ways to consult with non-offending parents, deal with powerful impact of countertransference, and setting limits.


  • Identify sexualized play in play therapy
  • Demonstrate specific play therapy techniques for children who have been traumatized sexually
  • Identify common countertransference issues that often arise and ways to work through them

Presenter:  Jodi Mullen, PhD., LMHC, RPT-S

Certified Professor and Supervisor of Child Psychotherapy and Play therapy.  Director of Integrative Counseling Services, PLLC, in central New York, where she conducts psychotherapy and supervises staff. Associate Professor at State University of NY at Oswego, where she teaches and develops comprehensive syllabi and coordinates the play therapy certificate and mental health counseling programs. Author with J. M. Rickli of various play therapy texts, including “How Play Therapists can Engage Parents & Professionals” (Rev. ed.), 2011.

Cost: $125.00

Cancelation Policy: 

Written cancellation must be received in our office at least ten working days prior to the training. A $25.00 processing fee will be deducted from your refund.  If you do not notify us a minimum of ten business days prior to the training of your intent to cancel, you will not receive a refund or credit. 

Continuing Education Units:  6

CBPS is approved by the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners to sponsor Category I continuing education programs; approved by the National Board of Certified Counselors to offer continuing education for National Certified Counselors (NBCC Provider #5763); the National Association of School Psychologists to offer CEUs Provider #1067, the Association for Play -Therapy to offer continuing education programs specific to play therapy (APT Provider #97-034) and the Board of Behavioral Sciences in California to offer CEUs for MFCCs and LCSWs (Approval #PCE 1466) CBPS maintains responsibility for the training.