Friday, May 5, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM EDT
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Maryland Health Alliance 
7525 Greenway Center Drive
Suite 207
Greenbelt, MD 20770

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Sonia Hinds 
Chesapeake Beach Professional Seminars 

FREE Introduction to Play Therapy

in Greenbelt, MD 

**Note: This training ONLY for those in need of CEUs**



This workshop will provide basic information about what play therapy is and how it works to bring about healing. Specific interventions will be demonstrated and practiced. Participants will also obtain information about the role of the Association for Play Therapy (APT) and how to become a Registered Play Therapist (RPT). Clinicians interested in increasing skill and knowledge in play therapy are highly encouraged to attend.



Differentiate between play and play therapy

Describe how play therapy works to bring about healing

Demonstrate at least five play therapy techniques that can be used immediately


Presenter: Sonia Hinds, APRN/PMH-BC, RPT-S

Sonia Hinds, APRN/PMH-BC, RPT-S; Founder and Director of Chesapeake Beach Professional Seminars. Executive Director of Barstow Acres Children’s Center, a non-profit organization that provides children’s mental health services. Trained in Gestalt play therapy with Violet Oaklander (retired). Authored chapter, Play Therapy with African-American Children in text, Cultural Issues in Play Therapy by Eliana Gil, PhD, RPT-S and Athena Drewes, PsyD, RPT-S.


Cost: FREE ($15 for CE Certificate)

**Note: This training ONLY for those in need of CEUs**

(Don't need CEs? Then cost is $15)


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 $15.00 processing fee will be deducted from your refund. Fees are non-refundable.


Continuing Education:

CE Hours for Social Workers/LMHCs/School Psychologists/MFCCs/Play Therapists: 3

NBCC/LPCs: 3 Clock Hours/0.3 CEUs

CBPS is approved by 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, LLC is recognized by NY SED’s State Board for Social Work, provider #0122 and Licensed Mental Health Counselors, LCPCs provider #MHC-0009, and Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists, provider #MFT-0008. CBPS maintains responsibility for this training.