Thursday, July 20, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM EDT
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THRIVE Behavioral Health 
1114 Benfield Blvd.
Suite G
Millersville, MD 21108

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Sonia Hinds 
Chesapeake Beach Professional Seminars 

Traumatic Grief in Play Therapy in MD

- Day 6 PT Boot Camp 


All children experience grief. Many of the losses of children experience go unrecognized even by people who care and love them. Traumatic grief, the complicated grief that is also connected to trauma, is a more serious mental health issue in children. In this workshop participants will get foundational knowledge, practical skills and have authentic learning experiences that translate into helping children with traumatic grief heal using play therapy.



  • Differentiate between grief and traumatic grief in children

  • Discuss play therapy interventions with children experiencing traumatic grief

  • Describe how parents can utilize principles of play therapy to help support the grieving child


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.



  • EARLY BIRD (until July 12, 2017): $150.00

  • LATE REGISTRATION (July 13 and after): $175.00


ADA Accommodations: Please let us know at least three weeks in advance of ADA needs.


Cancellation 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. Otherwise, a voucher will be given. 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:

Social Workers/Psychologists/MFCCs/Play Therapists CE Hours: 6

NBCC: 6 Clock Hours/0.6 CEUs


CBPS is approved by the District of Columbia and the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners to sponsor Category I continuing education programs; CBPS is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. CBPS solely is responsible for all aspects of the program. NBCC Provider #5763; approved by the National Association of School Psychologists, approval #1067; approved by the Board of Behavioral Sciences in California to offer CEUs for MFCCs and LCSWs. Approval #PCE 1466. APT Approved Provider 97-034. CBPS is recognized by SED’s State Board for Social Work, provider #0122 and Mental Health Counselors, provider #MHC-0009 in New York. CBPS maintains responsibility for this training.

2017 Play Therapy Summer Boot Camp Schedule:

Day 1 & 2


15 & 16

Child-Centered Play Therapy Experiential with Children

Sonia Hinds, APRN/PMH-BC, RPT


Day 3 & 4


17 & 18

Gestalt Play Therapy for Children & Adolescents: What I learned from the Master, Violet Oaklander, PhD., RPT-S (retired)

Sonia Hinds, APRN/PMH-BC, RPT


Day 5

July 19

Play Therapy for Sexually Traumatized Children

Jodi Mullen, PhD., LMHC, RPT-S


Day 6

July 20

Traumatic Grief in Play Therapy

Jodi Mullen, PhD, LMHC, RPT-S


Day 7

July 21

Play Therapy Diagnosis and Assessment


Kristie Doheny PsyD, LMHC, LMSW, RPT



Day 8 & 9


22 & 23

Adlerian Play Therapy for Children, Adolescents & Adults

Pearnel Bell, PhD


Day 10

July 24

Play Therapy Based Applications for Trauma-Focused CBT with Children

Athena Drewes, PsyD, RPT-S


Day 11

July 25

8:30am-4:00pm (30 min. lunch)

School-Based Play Therapy

Athena Drewes, PsyD, RPT-S


Day 12

July 26

Helping Foster Children & Teens Heal Broken Attachments through Play Therapy Techniques

Athena Drewes, PsyD, RPT-S