Helping Children Smile Again

CPD Standards Office Provider Number: 21423

Category: Charity & Voluntary Work, Early Years, Education & Training Centres, Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals, Personal & Professional Development, Psychological Skills, Social and Care Work


Helping Children Smile Again provides a play therapy service in the form of individual and group play therapy sessions, and educational training on play therapy topics. Play therapy sessions are provided to children aged 5-11 years of age struggling with emotional literacy within primary schools. Educational training is provided to healthcare providers, county councils, adoption and fostering agencies, bereavement charities, play therapists, psychotherapists, and counsellors. The organisation has a special interest in the role of therapeutic storytelling in childhood loss and bereavement, and uses the book, Isaac and the Red Jumper by Amanda Seyderhelm in educational trainings.

Accredited Activities:

  • The Role of Therapeutic Storytelling in Childhood Development.

Who Should Attend:

This training will appeal to play therapists, hospital play specialists, social workers, family support workers, carers, adoption and fostering support workers, bereavement counsellors, child psychotherapists, adult psychotherapists.
You will learn how to work with metaphor, find inner resources, and write a therapeutic story.

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