Supporting Play: Development, Meaning, and Growth

TTAC hosted a webinar on May 21st from 12-1 PM entitled Supporting Play: Development, Meaning, and Growth with presenter Gilbert Foley, Ed.D., IMH-E® IV-C.

Play is the portal through which young children are afforded access to a vast array of developmental opportunities. This webinar will be devoted to the discovery of play for mental health clinicians, educators, and therapists from across disciplines. The presentation will review the nature and functions of play and an overview of the typical stages of play - sensorimotor, functional and symbolic - in the first five years. It will examine the role of play in promoting self-regulation as well as principles for discovering meaning in play and strategies for supporting, interpreting, and expanding play development in classroom and clinic.


This webinar will offer 1 CE contact hour for licensed social workers and LMHCs through the NYU Silver School of Social Work. Attendees will be able to access certificates via this link approximately 3-5 business days following the event. Detailed instructions can be found here