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INDIANA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY IN LEXINGTON, KY

June 11 & 12  •  9:30am – 4:30pm

* registration begins at 8:00am
Cost: $395   Early Bird Rate: $325 (through May 25th)
* Intensive workshop fee is non-refundable   * all prices include CEU’s, materials and meals
* To pay by purchase order, contact Patricia Klier via email or call (614) 253-6933 x232.

WHAT ARE MY OPTIONS?

Register for Workshop 

FOR THOSE WANTING:
to intensively learn about the PLAY
Project principles and techniques 

(families, professionals, physicians)

register for and attend this workshop

* if you may be interested in becoming
a certified PLAY Project Consultant but
would like to learn more first, you can attend
the workshop and apply afterwards. 

Apply for Certification

FOR THOSE WANTING:
to become a certified PLAY Project
Consultant to provide services to families
in the community

apply to become a Consultant

register for and attend this workshop
(once your application has been approved the workshop fee is included in the $4800 cost of certification)

take the 6 week online certification course

mentorship & supervision program 
(could take up to 18 months)

become certified

OVERVIEW:
Gain intensive insight into the PLAY Project Autism Intervention’s methods and principles along with case studies to gain immediate skills in helping children with autism. This interactive group learning experience consists of case studies, video analysis of parent and child interaction, and group activities to develop your skills in play-based, developmental and behavioral techniques for engaging children with autism and other developmental delays.

WHO WILL BENEFIT:
Anyone who interacts with young children, such as: special and general educators, teacher assistants, speech-language pathologists, social workers, psychologists, behavior specialists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, program administrators, pediatricians, and families. This workshop can also serve as a first step in pursuing the Certified PLAY Project Consultant credential.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • explain the core components of the PLAY Project intervention
  • describe the components of an intensive autism intervention including interventions that are categorized as play-based, developmental, and behavioral
  • implement methods that help children with autism (1) increase their social interaction and (2) develop a joyous relationship with their caregivers and other adults
  • demonstrate a thorough understanding of the PLAY Project Model (including the principles, methods, and techniques) and begin helping children with autism and their caregivers immediately
  • explain the differences between the various programs of PLAY Project including PLAY Autism Intervention and Teaching PLAY
  • identify techniques that help improve language, social skills, behavior, development, and play skills of children with autism
  • develop a description of the Greenspan 6 Functional Developmental Levels (FDLs) and how they relate to the PLAY Project
  • identify the behaviors and symptoms of children who have sensory processing challenges
  • describe how a child’s unique profile is created and develop a plan to improve the child’s social interaction based on the profile
  • demonstrate the ability to identify developmental progress and PLAY Project methods and techniques through the review of video case studies
  • explain the 7 Circles of PLAY and how they related to the PLAY Autism Intervention Program
  • identify and address example challenges of parents of children such as family dynamics, professional boundaries, and child’s diagnosis of ASD

CONTINUED EDUCATION:
Certificates of attendance and continued education units (CEUs) will be issued to all participants at the completion of the course. CEU’s have been requested and will be granted pending approval for the following:

  • Attendance
  • Ohio Board of Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology
  • Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities
  • Step Up to Quality (SUTQ)
  • Ohio Occupational Therapy Board
  • Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Family Therapist Board
  • 1.0 Ashland University graduate credit is available for an additional cost

To pay by purchase order, contact Patricia Klier via email or by calling (614) 253-6933 x232.

AGENDA:

 Day 1

  • introduction to the PLAY Project Center
  • PLAY Project model and research
  • creating a child profile
  • functional developmental levels
  • sensory motor profile
  • comfort zone
  • watch & learn: functional developmental levels
  • informational session about becoming a PLAY Project provider
 Day 2

  • watch & learn: functional developmental levels (continued)
  • Teaching PLAY Introduction: how PLAY Project principles and methods can be used in the classroom
  • PLAY Project approach to working with families/Parent Panel
  • watch & learn: in-depth case studies
  • open discussion and Q&A

For those traveling from out of town: A block of hotel rooms have been reserved at the following locations:

Hyatt Place Lexington  (859) 296-0091

Please mention The Childhood League Center for a discounted rate.

 

* If you are interested in becoming a certified PLAY Project Consultant, you must apply prior to registering for the workshop.

* To pay by purchase order, contact Patricia Klier via email or by calling (614) 253-6933 x232.

Date, Time and Venue
  • June 11, 2018 - June 12, 2018
  • 9:30 am to 4:30 pm
  • Indiana Wesleyan University, Lexington Education & Conference Center

    2530 Sir Barton Way, Suite 200,

    Lexington, KY, 40509

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About Organizer

The Childhood League Center
Founded in 1945, The Childhood League Center is a leader in early childhood education, interventions and specialized preschool services. In 2016, The Childhood League Center became the nation’s first PLAY Project Center.