This workshop will explore the effective use of play therapy with children and families who have experienced trauma. It will provide participants with an understanding of trauma, brain responses, tools and techniques to help clients successfully cope with difficult experiences, and will provide practical and strength-based hands-on techniques. Please come prepared to interact, play and explore. This workshop can serve as one of the requirements for attendance at the spring advanced workshop titled: Techniques For Working With Complex Families.
6 Contact Hours
Grace Brace, LCSW, is a licensed Clinical Social Worker with more than 25 years of experience in the social work field. She has significant experience with youth and families who have experienced complex trauma. Grace enjoys supporting families and youth to explore and find options and solutions for the challenges that they are experiencing. Grace has worked with children, individuals, couples and families. She has experience with adoption and foster care; and has worked with families within agencies, clinical settings and within their homes. Grace obtained her Master of Social Work degree from the University of Connecticut and is a Registered Play Therapist, a Certified Trauma Consultant and a Certified Trainer for TLC.