New Presenter Same Topic- A Family that Plays Together Stays Together! Scott Riviere, MS, LPC, Registered Play Therapy-Supervisor (Eliana Gil unable to present due to unforeseen circumstances)

AAPT DudeAlabama Association for Play Therapy (AAPT) presents:APT Approved Provider Logo - Feb 2016

A Family that Plays Together Stays Together!

Scott Riviere, MS, LPC,

Registered Play Therapy-Supervisor

WHEN: 8:30 AM- 4:00 PM CST Friday, June 15, 2018

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


Working with families can be challenging enough so why not make it fun?  This workshop will show you how to engage families in therapeutic activities to help the members take responsibility, discover patterns of interaction, and make positive changes.  Participants will discover the power of Family Play Therapy and learn several practical techniques that they can implement immediately!

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify the benefits of Family Play Therapy
  2. Discover the primary difference in the role of the Therapist
  3. Engage families in several practical Play Therapy techniques
  4. List the contra-indications of Family Play Therapy


Scott Riviere, MS, LPC, RPT-S, is a Licensed Professional Counselor and one of the first Registered Play Therapist-Supervisors in Louisiana. He is the Director of K.I.D.Z., Inc., Louisiana’s first Play Therapy Institute, where his practice is limited exclusively to children and adolescents and their families. During his 25+ years of practice, he has worked in various clinical settings and has extensive training in the field of Play Therapy. He has served on various committees for the Association for Play Therapy and is currently serving on the Board of Directors. He has created several therapeutic products for mental health professionals and is a published author and frequent guest on various media outlets. Mr. Riviere has also produced a series of parent training videos titled “Positive Parenting”.



Workshop Session…………………………8:30-12:00

Lunch (PROVIDED)…………………………12:00-1:00

Business Meeting (all encouraged to attend)…12:45-1:00

Workshop Session…………………………1:00-4:00


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

St. Vincents Parking


Workshop participants can park in the North Tower Parking Deck.

Parking coupons will be sold at the registration table on the day of for $6.50 or the fee will be $7.50 at the parking attendant upon departure.


LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED from 12:00-12:45 PM


Everyone is welcome to attend our bi-annual business meeting from 12:45- 1:00.


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 clearly 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) 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.

June 15th On-site
Non-Member $180
AAPT/APT Member $150
Full-time Students $125

Register Here!



A discount of $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. Credit Cards accepted if registering online. No Purchase orders accepted.


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 online or from membership chairman Stephanie Bales,


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 June 14, 2018. 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.


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For QUESTIONS about this workshop contact:                                                                              Kori Babel at 941-345-7623  or

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