The Theraplay Institute’s Fall 2014 FREE Community Workshops for Parents
Playtime with Theraplay
Saturday, October 18, 2014
10:30-11:30AM at the Skokie Public Library, 5215 Oakton St., Skokie, IL 60077
Jorie Sigesmund, MA, LSW, Therapist at The Theraplay Institute
This activity is a part of Club Wonder, a monthly program for children with special needs and their siblings and parents. Families will be guided through playful, fun games, developmentally challenging activities, and tender, nurturing activities. For ages 3-7. Registration is required. Please call Skokie Public Library at 847.324.3149.
Understanding Childhood Medical Trauma
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
6-7:30PM at the National Lekotek Center, 2001 N. Clybourn Ave., 1st Floor, Chicago, IL 60614
Allison Levine, MA, LCSW Clinical Coordinator and Therapist at The Theraplay Institute
Learn about how living with chronic illness, acute medical trauma, or complex medical needs affects your child’s social and emotional development. Find ways to best understand and support your child in their experiences of their medical journey as well as ways to cope as parent raising a child with medical needs. Childcare is provided. Please contact Hayley Anderson at email@example.com for details.
Are You Tired of Time-Outs? Discipline in the Theraplay Spirit
Sunday, November 2, 2014
11:30AM-1PM at Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation, 303 Dodge Ave, Evanston, IL 60202
Dafna Lender, MSW, LCSW, Certified Theraplay Therapist, Supervisor, and Trainer at The Theraplay Institute
Learn to integrate playful, reciprocal interactions to enhance your child’s self-esteem and sense of well-being, and therefore decrease negative behavior. Help your child to feel more comfortable accepting your guidance and leadership. Move away from constant rewards and threats of punishment. This event is for adults only. Please contact Tom Samuels at firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
The Theraplay Institute is located at 1840 Oak Ave, Suite 320, Evanston, IL 60201. The Theraplay Institute provides child and family therapy in the Chicago area and is the international headquarters of Theraplay, providing training for mental health providers, educators, early childhood professionals, and parents.
For more information about The Theraplay Institute or to have a workshop brought to your organization, please contact Allison Levine at email@example.com or visit www.theraplay.org.
Allison Levine, MA, LCSW
Clinical Coordinator and Staff Therapist
The Theraplay Institute
1840 Oak Avenue, Suite 320
Evanston, IL 60201