Therapeutic Play Skills: QQI Level 6

Toy story II by Romina Campos @Flickr
Toy story II by Romina Campos @Flickr

Now enrolling for Autumn 2019 in Mallow & Charleville.

Mallow College, Tuesday, 18:30-21:30, from 01 October for 12 Weeks. Charleville, Tuesday, 18:30-21:30, from 08 October for 12 Weeks. €280* (€203.00 conc.)

The purpose of this course is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to use play as a therapeutic medium in a range of early years and special needs settings to facilitate young people, focusing on children’s specific needs in relation to holistic development.

Tutor Profile:

Ann Daly has a BA in Montessori Education from St. Nicholas Montessori College of Ireland, a Post Graduate Diploma in Play Therapy from Play Therapy Ireland and NUIG, a Post Graduate Certificate in Therapeutic Play Skills from Play Therapy Ireland and NUIG, and a Certificate in Lego Based Therapy from Cambridge University. Ann is owner/manager of Sunvalley Montessori School, a practicing play therapist, a member of Play Therapy Ireland, and a member of St. Nicholas Montessori Teacher Society.

Mallow Classes

Now enrolling for Autumn 2019 in Mallow. Enrol online today.

Location: NightSchool.ie at Mallow College of Further Education.
Nights: Tuesday
Times: 18:30 to 21:30
Duration: 12 Weeks
Starting: Tuesday, 01 October 2019

Cost: €290.00, *€280.00 with online discount, €203.00 for Social Welfare (certified courses) and Old Age Pension recipients, €174.00 for Mallow College day students and recent graduates.

Information Night:
Information Week, Monday September 9 to Wednesday September 11, 19:00 to 20:00 at Mallow College of Further Education. Get more information, meet tutors, and enrol on the night. Add Facebook Event reminder.

Charleville Classes

Now enrolling for Autumn 2019 in Charleville. Enrol online today.

Location: Charleville Further Education & Training Centre (formerly Mannix College).
Nights: Tuesday
Times: 18:30 to 21:30
Duration: 12 Weeks
Starting: Tuesday, 08 October 2019

Cost: €290.00, *€280.00 with online discount, €203.00 for Social Welfare (certified courses) and Old Age Pension recipients, €174.00 for Mallow College day students and recent graduates.

Information Night:
Information Week, Monday September 9 to Wednesday September 11, 19:00 to 20:00 at Mallow College of Further Education. Get more information, meet tutors, and enrol on the night. Add Facebook Event reminder.

Award

QQI 6N4705 Therapeutic Play Skills, Level 6 (part of 6M2007)

Learning Outcomes

  • Evaluate the key concepts, principles and practice in utilising play as a therapeutic medium in a variety of child settings.
  • Appraise therapeutic play theories and their relevance in different settings.
  • Demonstrate understanding and awareness of interpersonal communication to include one to one and group dynamics
  • Explore the limits in terms of helping children develop self-control and decision-making and also in terms of personal security and ethical relationship.
  • Examine the needs of specific individuals such as children who are bereaved, behavioural issues or those experiencing long term illness or medical care in a hospital setting
  • Contribute as an effective member of a team in an early years, education or healthcare setting in adhering to supervisory or management structures and maintaining appropriate documentation.
  • Design and implement a range of practical play techniques to include the creative expressive therapies of art, drama, music and dance activities
  • Manage the planning and preparation of group work to include facilitation of a range of techniques for children and adolescents.

Entry Requirements

Costs

  • A QQI certification fee of €20 is already included in course fee.

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