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Fri, Apr 29


Online via Zoom

Permission to Play: Utilizing Dungeons & Dragons in Play Therapy

APT Approved Provider #21-638

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Permission to Play: Utilizing Dungeons & Dragons in Play Therapy
Permission to Play: Utilizing Dungeons & Dragons in Play Therapy

Time & Location

Apr 29, 2022, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM CDT

Online via Zoom


About the Event


Erika Walker, LSCSW, LCSW, RPT


Dungeons and Dragons (D&D) is more than just a game people play to escape from reality. It can help shape and change the way we live our lives. Through the experiences our characters have, we can choose to incorporate those into our lives or not. It is also a way for individuals and families to experience situations and learn in non-threatening ways with no real-world consequences. Not only will individuals get to experience new ways of thinking, they will be able to expand on the skills they already know, as well as practice skills they might not be proficient with quite yet.

Learning Objectives:

1. Adapt a D&D session to the play therapy theory from which you practice.

2. Name 3 to 4 skills individuals can work on while using D&D in play therapy sessions.

3. Create a character during one or more play therapy sessions with your client.

4. Be able to describe to parents why D&D is a useful modality within play therapy sessions.

APT Contact Area:

Play Therapy Theories - 1 CE

Play Therapy Special Topics - 2 CEs

Due to COVID-19 health concerns, this one-time online event has been approved by APT for 3 CONTACT CE hours.


  • Professional

    +$1.88 service fee
  • Student

    Students receive a discounted rate on the event fee. If you are a student, be prepared to provide a copy of your current student ID if requested by the event host.

    +$1.50 service fee



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