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Friday, April 12, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM EDT
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Child Focus Training Center 
4633-B Aicholtz Road
Cincinnati, OH 45244

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Shelley Drummond-Training Center Office Manager 
Child Focus, Inc. 

Play Therapy Techniques with Traumatized Children 


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We will send information regarding updates and cancellations to the email address used to register for the training. We will also have this information updated on the CFI website under the Training Tab. 

Fee: $75.00

This training describes trauma and how to move through the counseling process using play therapy.  This training also will give the participants specific play therapy techniques to use throughout the treatment process.  Participants completing this training should be able to:

 To be able to list several play therapy techniques to use in the stages of counseling with traumatized children.

  1. Describe trauma in the brain and the developmental model
  2. To be able to list 3-5 treatment plan objectives for traumatized children.

Presenter: Teresa Berting is an independently licensed counselor in the state of OH and KY. She is certified as a Registered Play Therapist Supervisor, and a Certified Autism Specialist. She has worked with children and their families since 2001. She has been the president of the Ohio Association for Play Therapy, as well as the Communications Director of the Ohio Association for Play Therapy. She is a graduate of the Play Therapy Association’s Leadership Academy. She is also a graduate of Xavier University’s Agency and Community Counseling program.

She has authored an article in the Play Therapy Magazine on directive vs. nondirective play therapy and often trains other therapists in play therapy as well as supervises counseling interns and therapists.

In addition to training therapists in various stages of their career, Teresa specializes in play therapy, working with children between 2 to 12 years, adolescents between 12 and 18 years who have experienced trauma, attachment issues, and dissociation, as well as children and teens diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Continuing Education                                                                                                                                            Counselors, Social Workers, and Marriage and Family Therapists: The Child Focus, Inc. Training Center is approved through the Ohio Counselor and Social Worker Board. This program is offered for 6.0 clock hours of continuing education for counselors, social workers, and marriage and family therapists. Social Work Provider#: RSX129410 Counselor Provider#: RCX029503 Marriage and Family Therapist Provider#: RTX091001      

 Psychologists: The Child Focus, Inc. Training Center is approved by the Ohio Psychological Association MCE program to offer continuing education for Ohio psychologists. This program is offered for 6.0 clock hours of continuing education for psychologists. Child Focus, Inc., 00PD-3109-52668, maintains responsibility for the program.     

Play Therapy Continuing Education Credits Pending                                                                                                                                                                            

Cancellation Policy: The Training Center must be notified 7 days prior to a training via telephone, fax or email in order to cancel a registration and receive a full refund.

Please note:  Because we are not able to control the room temperature to fit everyone’s needs, we encourage you to dress in layers to better accommodate your personal comfort level.

Child Focus, Inc. Training Center is accessible to wheelchairs. If you need any of the auxiliary aids or services identified in the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact Melanie Palmer at