How to navigate when things get awkward with parents in the playroom?
Do you find yourself stumbling in conversations with parents, find it difficult to give feedback or share your observations, or generally have a sense of unease when working directly with parents? Then this is the workshop for you! Heather shares all her best tips and strategies for having more authentic, congruent, and productive conversations with parents, making the work richer and more satisfying for you and the families you work with.
*This course is for learning enrichment purposes and does not provide CE credits.
Meet the instructor:
Heather Fairlee Denbrough, LCSW, RPT-S, CSPT-S
Heather is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Registered Play Therapist Supervisor, and Certified Synergetic Play Therapy Supervisor. She has worked in community mental health for 12 years. Heather’s specialty areas are: children ages 2-9 years, early childhood trauma, attachment, parent-child relational issues, and parent training/coaching/inner work. Heather also practices reflective play supervision and loves case consultation. Heather has created and led trainings for therapists on topics such as: Introduction to the Nervous System, Young Children & Suicidal Ideation in the Playroom, Authenticity in Parent Work/ Supporting Parent Shadow Work, Working with Families of Faith, Unusual Presentations of PTSD in Young Children, and more. Heather also provides playful spiritual support to play and expressive arts therapists.