Multicultural Play Therapy Center Conference

June 25-29, 2018

Who Should Attend: Professional counselors, school counselors, play therapists, social workers, psychologists, and students.

What: The 11th Annual Multicultural Play Therapy Center Conference

Where: The University of North Carolina at Charlotte Atkins Library Halton Room, June 25, 26, 28, & 29

Wednesday, June 27 - Activities will take place in the Cone University Center Lucas Room

When: June 25-29, 2018

Times: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily

CEUs: LPCs, school counselors, and social workers may earn up to 30 CEUs (6 per day) for the conference (APT Approved Provider #07-191; NBCC Approved Provider #4208, and the Department of Social Work at UNC Charlotte).


  • June 25, Ecosystemic Play Therapy for Children with Attachment Related Difficulties, Kevin O’Connor, PhD, ABPP, RPT-S
  • June 26, What Makes Play Therapy Work? – Change Processes and the Therapeutic Powers of Play, Kevin O’Connor, PhD, ABPP, RPT-S
  • June 27, Surviving the Trenches: The Parallel Process of Treating Trauma in the Playroom, Angie Vandenberg, TFCBT, & Lisa Brooks, MSW, LCSW- National TF-CBT
  • June 28, Adventure Based Family Play Therapy, Scott Riviere, MS, LPC, RPT-S
  • June 29, Creative Interventions for the Challenging Child: A Play Therapy Approach, Scott Riviere, MS, LPC, RPT-S OR Creative Approaches in Play Therapy Supervision: A Culturally Sensitive Approach , Jennifer Geddes Hall, LPC, RPT, ACS
The Multicultural Play Therapy Center


Please contact Dr. Phyllis Post regarding program questions at or (704) 687-8961.

Please contact Ms. Yvonne Spence at (704) 687-8998 or if you have questions regarding registration.