Quarterly Training Schedule 2019-2020

Attachment Based Play Therapy – Connecting the Dots through Play Therapy

Presenter: Carol Stocking, MSW, LCSW

Date: Friday, February 28, 2020

Time: 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Location: Woodward Oklahoma, Diamond Construction Training Room, 4220 Oklahoma Avenue, Woodward, OK 73801

Register Onsite | Members Free | Non-Members $50

3 CE | APT Approved Provider 00-091

For more information, contact Carol Stocking.


Play Therapy with OSU Students

Presenter: Nikkie Dunnigan, MS, LPC, Registered Play Therapist

Date: Thursday, March 12, 2020

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Location: Oklahoma State University, Student Counseling Center Group

Room, 320 Student Union, Stillwater, OK 74078

(Paid parking in the parking garage available.)

Register Onsite | Members Free | Non-Members $50

3 CE | APT Approved Provider 00-091

This training will help therapists working with college students or similar populations learn how to apply play therapy interventions with these adult clients.

Learning objective include:

  1. Describe the importance of play in well-being for adults
  2. Discuss types of play therapy for use with adult clients
  3. Describe specific play-based interventions that can be utilized with adult clients

Participants will both evaluate the efficacy of play therapy for adult clients, learn types of play therapy and play therapy techniques to use with adult clients and will experience and evaluate multiple play-based interventions.

For more information, contact Nikkie Dunnigan.


Dysregulation and Development: Using Play Therapy to Understand and Enhance Emotional Wellness

Presented by Kayla Cox, LPC

Date: Saturday, November 16, 2019
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Location: Ottawa County Courthouse Annex, OSU Cooperative Extension Office
123 E. Central Avenue, Miami, OK 74354
Registration: Register onsite.
Members: Free | Non-Members: $50

This training is designed for the new play therapist in agency, private practice, and school settings who is interested in learning more about the impact of stress and trauma on children’s developing brain and how play therapy interventions and techniques can be used to aide in enhancing children’s emotional well-being. We will cover the basic therapeutic power of play regarding children’s emotional wellness with enhancing their social relationships. Participants will be introduced to concepts regarding a child’s emotional wellness and social development in relation to stress and trauma. The material presented will cover topics including stress and trauma’s impact on the developing brain primarily with emotional responses. The material will also cover ways that clinicians can address the emotional and behavioral dysregulation by using interventions geared toward brain and emotional development.


Working with Children and Families using Expressive Art Techniques in Play Therapy

Presented by: Cynthia M Osuna, M.A., LPC-S, NCC, RPT-S

CANCELLED – will be rescheduled

Annual Conference

TraumaPlay™: A Flexibly Sequential Play Therapy Model for Treating Traumatized Children
Paris Goodyear-Brown, LCSW, RPT-S
Holiday Inn & Suites NORTH
6200 N. Robinson Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73118

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