Presented by Amanda Clewis,
Clinical Director For Compass Ministries
Amanda Clewis is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Director of New Leaf Counseling of Wesley Chapel, FL. She is a mother of four children and a veteran of the mission field. Amanda was a missionary in China, Kenya, and most recently served seven years with her family in Central Asia. Amanda graduated from the University of North Carolina with a Bachelor Degree in Psychology and then went on to earn a Master of Arts in Counseling from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. She has experience working in residential facilities, private practice, and with missionaries on and off the field. Her passion is to help missionaries and their families through transitions. She is also a public speaker of topics related to mental health and missions.
In this training we will cover
Non-directive play therapy is designed for children between the ages of about 3 and 12. Non-directive play therapy is founded on the idea that play is the “language” of young children. That is, it can be a way for them to process and express thoughts and feelings that they can't put into words.
Reduce child symptoms, enhance parent-child relationship, improve child competence and self-esteem and improve parenting skills. The training will consists of the basics of play therapy, practical guidelines, setting limits, common issues, and supervision. All participants will be able to practice and be appraised in their newly acquired skills.
Filial therapy is a powerful intervention that increases parental acceptance, self esteem, empathy, positive changes in family environment and child's adjustment and self esteem while decreasing parental stress and child's behavioral problems