Liana Lowenstein is a Registered Clinical Social Worker, Certified Play Therapist-Supervisor, and Certified TF-CBT Therapist who has been working with children and their families in Toronto since 1988. She presents trainings across North America and abroad. Recent speaking engagements include China, South Africa, Israel, England, and Australia.She provides clinical supervision to mental health practitioners and consults to mental health agencies. Liana's 12 books on child and family therapy are known internationally for their innovative and practical techniques. She is a winner of the Monica Herbert award for outstanding contribution to play therapy in Canada. Show Less
This course provides 2 non-contact APT CE credits. See below for full details. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Liana gained acclaim with her webinar, “Tips and Techniques for Online Therapy with Children.” Thousands of therapists from all over the world gained skills and techniques for transitioning children to online therapy. Now, by popular demand, Liana is back with even more advanced and useful ideas for engaging clients in online therapy. Many therapists are still adjusting to the new norm of teletherapy. Packed with clinical insight, this fun and interactive webinar will address the hottest issues and most pressing challenges for working with children, teens, and families via online sessions. Participants will come away with ready-to-use strategies for working with hard-to-engage clients including preschoolers, distracted children, and resistant teens. Resources will be shared on creating virtual play therapy rooms, and incorporating online games into teleplay sessions. Liana will share MORE of her own creative ideas, plus she will incorporate best practice tips and playful interventions from leaders in the telehealth field.
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