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                                             CONFERENCE HISTORY

 

 

 

 

    Date               Place                Main Presenter                Topic                                 

 

June 21-22, 2019       Penn Stater Hotel &        Debbie Doubrava      That's the Power of LOVE and Play Therapy:

 

                            Conference Center                                      Love Notes for a Busy, Broken, and Beautiful World

June 15-16, 2018        Immaculata University      Susan M. Knell        Cognitive Behavioral Play Therapy

                            

                            (Immaculata)

June 16-17, 2017         Laurelville Mennonite    Dottie Higgins-Klein    How Did Love Take an Unforeseen Turn? 

                           

                            Church Center                                               Anabel's Sandtray Play Therapy Journey  

June 17-18, 2016         East Stroudsburg Univ.      Diane Frey            Play Therapy Interventions with Adolescents and Adults

 

 

                           (East Stroudsburg) 

 

 

 

May 16, 2015             Temple University           Board Members      Play Therapy:  Do It Your Way (variety of topics)

 

 

                            (Harrisburg)

 

 

 

June 13-14, 2014         Penn State University       Kevin O'Connor       Ecosystemic Play Therapy and Its Application to

 

 

                            (Altoona)                                                       Children with Attachment Related Difficulties

 

 

 

May 31 -June 1, 2013   Slippery Rock University   Felicia Carroll         Pinocchio: A Story for All Ages - A Child's Journey to

 

         

                            (Slippery Rock)                                                Wholeness

 

 

 

May 4-5, 2012           DeSales University           David Crenshaw      Fawns in Gorilla Suits: Creative & Hopeful Play

 

 

                            (Center Valley)                                                 Therapy

 

 

 

June 3-4, 2011           Millersville University       Eric Green             Sand & Symbol:  Jungian Play Therapy with Children

 

 

                            (Millersville)                                                    and Adolescents

 

 

 

June 18-19, 2010        Indiana University of PA    Daniel Yeager         Strengthening Executive Function for Children with

 

 

                           (Indiana)                                                         ADHD:  A Play Therapy Approach

 

 

 

June 5-6, 2009         Kutztown University          Rise Van Fleet         It's All in the Family:  Maximizing Play Therapy

 

 

                           (Kutztown)                                                      Outcomes with Family Involvement

 

 

 

June 13-14, 2008       Temple University             Anthony Palumbo    Dr. Silly's Play-Care:  People Who Play Together, Grow

 

 

                           (Harrisburg)                                                     Together

 

 

 

June 8-9, 2007         Penn State University        Eliana Gil               I'm Screaming and No One Can Hear Me:  Play

 

 

                           (State College)                                                 Therapy Techniques with Sexually Abused

 

 

                                                                                               Children

 

 

 

April 28-29, 2006      Temple University            Dottie Ward-            A Death Too Soon: Play Therapy for Traumatic

 

 

                           (Harrisburg)                         Wimmer                  Grief

 

 

                                                              DeeDee Ginns-         Using Bibliotherapy & Posters to Connect with

 

 

                                                                   Gruenberg               Children in Play Therapy

 

 

 

April 15-16, 2005       Temple University             Lorretta Gallo-        Dramatic Play Therapy for Children & Adolescents

 

 

                           (Harrisburg)                               Lopez

 

 

 

 

April 16-17, 2004       Holiday Inn Conference     Scott Rivere             Play Therapy for the Disruptive Behavior Disorders

 

 

                           Center                                                             and  Play Therapy Techniques for Adolescents 

 

 

                           (New Cumberland)           Cynthia Sniscak        Strengthening Adoptive / Foster Families Through Play:

 

 

                                                                                                Applications of Play Therapy for Abuse and

 

 

                                                                                                Attachment Issues in Children

 

 

                                                              Jacque George        Play Therapy Treatment for Kickers, Screamers &

 

 

                                                                                                Wallflowers (Children of Domestic Violence)

 

                           

 

 

April 25-26, 2003       West Chester Univ.          Heidi Kadusen          Play Diagnosis & Assessment       and

 

                            

                            (West Chester)                                            Play Therapy for Children w/Pervasive Developmental                                                    

                                                                                                Disorders

 

 

 

April 5-6, 2002          Shippensburg Univ.        Terry Kottman           Art Therapy Techniques for Play Therapy

 

 

                            (Shippensburg)              Teresa Glattorn         Storytelling & Metaphoric Techniques

 

 

 

 

March 23-24, 2001     Penn State Univ.             Lois Carey                Sandplay Treatment for Sexually Abused Children

 

 

                            (York)                          Rise Van Fleet            Issues in the Practice of Play Therapy

 

 

 

 

May 20, 2000           Marriott Hotel               Nancy Boyd Webb      Play Therapy w/Children in Crisis & Bereavement

 

                            (Harrisburg)

 

 

Nov. 5-7, 1999           Duquesne Univ.              Rie Rogers Mitchell     The Child’s Path Through Sandplay

 

                            (Pittsburgh)                       & Betty Jackson

                                                              

 

Nov. 13-14, 1998         Chestnut Hill College       Rise Van Fleet            Play Therapy for Anxious Children

                            (Philadelphia)                Eliana Gil                 The Healing Power of Play w/ Children & Families