November 9, 2023
C.J. Quick, LPCC-S, LMFT, RPT-S holds a Masters of Arts in Education with emphasis in Professional Counseling and Marriage and Family Therapy. She has practiced as a mental health therapist for over 14 years and currently owns a private practice in Elizabethtown, Kentucky that specializes in working with Children and Families. Ms. Quick is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor-Supervisor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, and a Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor. She specializes in working with children who have experienced trauma, children who have attachment concerns, and with families. She has worked with at risk children including over two years full time experience at a Children’s Crisis Unit working with children as risk of harming themselves or others. She works closely with community partner including court systems, doctors, and schools to ensure a systemic approaching to helping families and coordinating care. She utilizes Play therapy in her work with children, families, and community partners.
Ms. Quick presents locally and throughout the state on a multitude of child mental health topics including but not limited to: Early Childhood Mental Health, the effects of Trauma on Brain Development, and Trauma Informed Education. She also provides Kentucky board approved trainings for mental health professionals on Understanding and Treating Suicide, Domestic Violence, and Laws and Ethics as they apply to Professional Counselors and Marriage and Family Therapists.
Join us for a day of play while learning about the power of Play Therapy. Attendees will engage in a day of expressive play while learning the foundational principals of play therapy. We will discuss the importance of the relationship in play therapy as well as the importance of being present. Different approaches and theories of play therapy will be discussed including seminal theories to play therapy. Both directive and non-directive techniques will be practiced as attendees do their own expressive play work throughout the day. We will discuss the use of play therapy with individuals, families, and groups as well as with children, adolescents, and adults.
- Identify and discuss the benefits of play and the therapeutic powers of play therapy
- explain the key components in play therapy including important values and beliefs one must hold in play therapy
- list and explain significant theories in play therapy as well as play therapy history
- discuss the continuum of directive and non-directive play therapy
- prepare to set up play therapy spaces and how to discuss play therapy with clients and families
- apply creative and expressive interventions to use with clients and identify variations of interventions and how to process them
- Date: 11/09/23
- Location: Central KY Community Foundation (Home of Philanthropy)– 200 Jim Owen Dr, Elizabethtown, KY 42701
- Time: 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM EST (6 Contact Hours)
- Cost: $115.00
- Cancellation Policy can be viewed here.
- Continuing Education:
- APT Approved Provider # 20-599
- Brighter Futures Counseling is an Approved Sponsor by the Kentucky Board of Licensure for Marriage and Family Therapists (Approved 02/17/2022).
- Brighter Futures Counseling is an approved sponsor with The Kentucky Board of Social Work (Approval number KBSWSP 202306).
- The Kentucky Board of Professional Counselors approved this training on 07/27/2023.
- The Kentucky Board of Examiners of Psychology (Approval # 202308P)