In the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, many child therapists have shifted their clinical practice to online sessions. There are many issues to consider when conducting online therapy, but most resources are designed for working with adults.
Liana Lowenstein is one of Canada’s foremost child therapists. She is also a best-selling author of 12 books that provide new techniques and approaches for helping children, starting with the 1999 publication of Creative Interventions for Troubled Children and Youth.
Liana has helped thousands of therapists around the world learn how to connect with children in-person. Now, she is introducing new, innovative strategies for helping young clients online.
In this 2-hour on-demand webinar, Liana focuses on optimizing the online counselling environment for children. She introduces techniques that engage young clients and help them express their feelings and communicate what is going on with them in developmentally appropriate ways. Liana also offers specific strategies to help young clients cope with the COVID crisis.
This webcast is for mental health professionals who have foundational training in providing therapy to children and who are seeking innovative strategies to transition to online counselling.
Suggested viewing before this webcast: To familiarize yourself with some basics of tele-play therapy with children, it is recommended you watch the following free YouTube video by Rachel Alvater before taking this on-demand webinar with Liana Lowenstein: https://bit.ly/2WJfjC9
This is a list of resources Liana has compiled to support parents and children during these difficult times.
You Will Learn:
- How to conduct an online intake meeting with caregivers
- Online techniques to build therapeutic rapport
- Online techniques to help children express feelings and learn effective ways to cope with the current crisis