Ethics of Expressive Arts Therapy, Art Therapy and Play Therapy with Traumatized Children
[6 unit CE Course]
This course provides an overview of the essential ethics and legal issues in working with traumatized children, with an emphasis on expressive arts therapy, art therapy and play therapy principles. Participants will complete in quizzes including multiple choice and matching, short responses to course material, and expressive activities to learn and explore key principles. This 6 hour continuing education culminates with a comprehensive quiz related to ethical practice of arts and play-based approaches with children.
Continuing Education Information
Counselors/National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC). Trauma-Informed Practices and Expressive Arts Therapy Institute has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6557. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC are clearly identified. Trauma-Informed Practices and Expressive Arts Therapy Institute is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors. Trauma-Informed Practices and Expressive Arts Therapy Institute is an Approved Continuing Education Provider by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors. Our Texas Provider Number is 2318.
Art Therapy Credentials Board [ATCB]. The ATCB recognizes a variety of CEC activities, including those in the areas of professional and mental health counseling. These activities are clearly outlined in their recertification standards provided to all ATR-BCs in their recertification year and on their website. A minimum of six CECs must be earned in the area of ethics each cycle. If you are licensed as an art therapist in your state, please check with your state board to verify what types of CEC activities are acceptable for license renewal.
California Marriage and Family Therapists, Social Workers and Professional Counselors. As of July 1, 2015, the State of California /Board of Behavioral Sciences [BBS] amended its regulations for continuing education providers to include National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) as a "board-recognized approval agency." If you are licensed as a marriage and family therapist, social worker, educational psychologist or professional clinical counselor in California, NBCC Approved Continuing Education Providers are recognized by the BBS to fulfill continuing education requirements. As of July 1, 2015, required CE hours can be accumulated through self-study and distance learning.
Cathy Malchiodi, PhD
About Your Instructor
An Overview of Syllabus, Goals, and Content
Walkthrough Your Course and Its Features
A Brief Overview of Expressive and Creative Therapies
Play Therapy Film
Art Therapy Film
Ace this Quiz! Review of Art, Play, and Other Expressive Therapies
A Summary of Expressive Arts and Play Therapy Ethics Codes
Play Therapy Best Practices Document (2020)
Artistic Assignment: Let's Pretend You Are a Child Client
Submit Your Drawing Here
Feedback: Three Ethical Considerations | Short Written Assignment
Three Ethical Considerations
American Counseling Association and Other Ethics Codes
Art Therapy Credentials Board [ATCB] Code of Ethics
Feedback: Brief Response to Ethical Code
Ace this Quiz: Art Therapy Professional Practice
Scope of Practice in Expressive Arts Therapy, Play Therapy and Art Therapy
Ethics and Children's Art Expression: Child Abuse and Neglect
Children of Darfur: The Smallest Witnesses
Feedback: Drawings as Admissable Evidence
Your Short Written Response
Final Thoughts on Darfur and Drawings as Evidence
The Convention on the Rights of the Child
Children, Ethics and the Internet Age
A Facebook Fan Page for Your Private Practice?
The Brain and Digital Technology: How Devices and Social Media Impact Us Across the Lifespan
Feedback: Facebook and Social Media-- Ethical Issues
Your Response [Short Answer] to Social Media and Ethics
After Posting Your Feedback
Play Therapy Ethics: Best Practices and Touch
Play Therapy Best Practices
Play Therapy and Touch
Ace this Quiz: Play Therapy Best Practices
Using Expressive Arts and Play in Disaster Relief with Children
Feedback: Expressive Arts and Play Therapy in Disaster Relief: What Do You Think?
Response to Using Expressive Arts and Play Therapy in Disaster Relief
More on Disaster
DART Center Document
Trauma Survivors and Posttraumatic Play
Cultural Competency, Ethics, and Children
Artistic Assignment: Time to Draw!
Upload Your Drawing Here
Feedback: What Does Your Drawing Tell You About Your Cultural Background
Short Written Response: What Does Your Drawing Tell You About Your Cultural Background?
Final Exam Instructions
You are almost finished!
Certificate of Completion Qualification
Certificate of Completion