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This course describes ritual abuse and child trafficking and how dissociation-savvy abusers psychologically manipulate victims and their dissociated self-states. Participants will learn: 1) indicators of ritual abuse trauma and dissociation in children’s behavior, play, and art; 2) play therapy techniques, metaphors, and stories to intervene in such trauma with optimal psychological distance; 3) use of protective parents as co-therapists, and 4) legal considerations with this population.

(Section full. Another section of this course will be offered FEBRUARY 6, 2021) 

Note: Class starts on September 5 for pre-assignment; Zoom class will be on September 12, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.) 

Course Number: FPM-40647
Credit: 0.50 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Play Therapy