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Therapeutic Play Approaches
Tuesday 7th June 2022, 09:00 –16:00 Full day

Areas Covered: -

  • The definition of and developmental stages of play
  • The therapeutic benefits of play
  • The theory & neuroscience behind therapeutic play approaches
  • Our role in play
  • Opportunities to explore resources and learn through play
  • Ideas for a play tool-kit

Course Outcomes: -  

  • To increase knowledge and understanding of theories related to  play and the neuroscience that unpins therapeutic play-based  practices
  • To develop an understanding of the transformative benefits of  play & the fundamental rights of a child to play
  • To understand the main developmental / transformative stages  of play (& what may have hindered this process)
  • To explore the therapeutic toolkit & consider our role in  enhancing the therapeutic value of play

Who is it for? - SENCos, mentors and support staff

Dates: - Tuesday 7 June 2022

Duration: - 6hrs with lunch

Fee: - £150

Course details:

Reference: SPCLCOUR2973
Date: Tuesday 7th June 2022
Time: 09:00 –16:00 Full day
Cost: £150 per delegate (Leicester Maintained Schools)
£150 per delegate (All Other Schools - Non-Maintained)
Trainers: Heather Smith
Location: TBC

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