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Using Play to Disrupt the Preschool-to-Prison Pipeline

Due to the continuing global health situation, all current programs will be offered in an online format.  Our staff are available to answer your questions at

April Duncan, MSW, LCSW, RPT-S
Registered Play Therapist Supervisor

Preferred registration deadline: February 12th

This workshop will be conducted in a virtual Zoom meeting online format.

3 CEUs

The “Preschool-to-Prison Pipeline” refers to the racial disparities in school discipline that pushes children of color into the juvenile justice system at higher rates than their peers.
In this workshop, participants will be given techniques to engage young African American clients and their families in play therapy to help empower them to advocate for themselves against biased and oppressive systems. Using an Adlerian play therapy framework, attendees will learn how to use play based strategies to address disruptive behaviors in African American children while taking into account difficulties they may experience due to incidents of racial trauma.

General Admission: $60**
Class size is limited to 30.

**Discounts on workshop admission are offered to the Brown School’s students, alumni, and field instructors. We also offer a discount to full-time graduate students in other programs and to our Washington University faculty/staff colleagues. No other discounts are available. Admission discounts apply automatically in your cart, based on your profile in our registration software.

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