AAPT Presents: Creative and Play Therapy Interventions

Alabama Association for Play Therapy (AAPT) presents:

Creative and Play Therapy Interventions

WHEN:    Friday, August 18th, 2017

WHERE:  St. Vincent’s Bruno Conference Center- 810 St. Vincent’s Dr., Birmingham, AL 35205


This workshop will consist of six (6) 1-hr long presentations on different topics using creative and play therapy interventions with different populations. The sessions are as follows:

  • Using Creative and playful interventions in disaster relief populations
  • Using bibliotherapy with Creative and Play Directives
  • Animal Assisted Play Therapy
  • Using Music in Creative and Play Therapies
  • Using Art in Creative and Play Therapies
  • Tailoring These Interventions for use with Teens

Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the usefulness of incorporating creative and play therapy interventions when working with clients.
  • Gain an understanding of using integrative creative and play therapy techniques.
  • Implement at least five new creative and play therapy interventions in sessions.




Workshop Session…………………………9:00-12:00

Lunch (PROVIDED)…………………………12:00-1:00

Workshop Session…………………………1:00-4:00



Presenter names and credentials corresponding to the session number listed in learning objectives and goals

  • Lisa Elliott, MA, LPC-S, Registered Play Therapist Supervisor, NCC, Certified TF-CBT Therapist
  • Heather Hardeman, MA, LPC, Registered Play Therapist, TBRI® Practitioner, Certified TF-CBT Therapist
  • Korinne Babel, Ph.D., LPC, Registered Play Therapist, NCC
  • James Jackson Jr., Ph.D., LPC-S, Registered Play Therapist Supervisor, NCC
  • Hallie Keel, MA, LPC-S, Registered Play Therapist Supervisor
  • Stephanie Bales, EdS, LPC, Registered Play Therapist, NCC


The conference will be held at St. Vincent’s Bruno Conference Center- 810 St. Vincent’s Dr., Birmingham, Al 25205. For more detailed directions go to http://www.brunoconferencecenter.org/parking.asp



Workshop participants can park in the North Tower Parking Deck. Additional parking is available in the Women’s and Children’s Center parking deck.  Parking is $6 for the day.





For special needs: Cathy Foss at 205-563-0555 catgracefo@aol.com, Registration and CE Coordinator



Registrants canceling up to 48 hours before a workshop will receive a tuition refund less a $20 administrative fee, or if requested, a voucher good for one year for a future workshop. All requests must be made in writing or by email. No refunds issued for any reason after August 17th, 2017. In the unlikely event, the workshop cannot be held, registrants will receive complimentary admission to a rescheduled workshop or a full value voucher, good for one year, for a future workshop.


Six Contact Hours will be awarded for a full day of attendance.

No partial credit will be awarded.

Counselors:  Alabama Association for Play Therapy (AAPT) has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6211.  Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are identified.  Alabama Association for Play Therapy is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Marriage and Family Therapists: The Alabama Board of Examiners in Marriage and Family Therapy (ABEMFT) automatically approves courses that are NBCC approved for CE credit.

 Play Therapists: AAPT is approved by the Association for Play Therapy (APT) to offer continuing education specific to play therapy. APT Approved Provider No. 98-045.

 Social Workers: AAPT is approved by the Alabama State Board of Social Work Examiners (ASBSWE) to offer continuing education to social workers. ASBSWE Provider No. 0284.

REGISTER EARLY – SEATING IS LIMITED!  Spaces are not guaranteed until your registration is processed.

Mail-in registration must be postmarked by August 11th, 2017.

Online Registration deadline is Monday, August 14th, 2017. NOTE: Rates go up to $20 on Friday, August 11th, 2017.

If you are interested in membership, please send a separate check made out to APT for dual membership in APT (Association for Play Therapy Association) and AAPT (Alabama Association for Play Therapy) along with your completed membership application. Membership applications are available on line or from membership chairman Stephanie Bales, stephhbales@gmail.com.


                                                                                                                     After August 11th, 2017

AAPT/APT Member $80
Non-Member $100
Full-time Students $60


Group Discount $10.00 per registrant for groups of 3 or more registering together. Please specify if registering as a group and identify group members and affiliation check or money order only if registering by mail. No Purchase orders accepted.

Group Rate-AAPT/APT Member $80
Group Rate-Non-Member $100
Group Rate-Full-time Students $60

Credit Cards accepted if registering online and onsite.


For mail in registration, complete the mail in registration form:



Mail in registration form:

Name: ______________________________________________

Address: ____________________________________________

 City/State/Zip: ________________________________________



License(s) Type:______________________________________

Amount enclosed $_____________.


Detach the previous page and mail this form with a check payable to:  

Alabama Association for Play Therapy (AAPT)

Cathy Foss

1807 Lancaster Rd.

Birmingham, Al 35209



For REGISTRATION questions contact:

Cathy Foss at (205)563-0555 or catgracefo@aol.com

For QUESTIONS about this workshop contact:

Heather Hardeman at (205) 222-0728 or heatherhardeman@gmail.com



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