Are you a frontline professional working with children, many of whom suffer the effects of trauma through chronic exposure to poverty, violence and illness? Join a growing community of professionals like you all across the country who are using the healing power of play to transform their care environments. The Life is good Playmakers train and support thousands of dedicated early childhood care providers, behavioral health specialists, medical professionals and others. We help you deepen your knowledge, resources and tools as a care professional while connecting you to a passionate, supportive and inspirational community.
Playmaker 101: Foundations of Playmaking
The first step is to gain a deep understanding of the power of play to help heal and strengthen these children. Through lively discussion, varied activities, and big handfuls of joyful play, we will together explore the transformative power of play. In this one-day session you will learn to:
- Deepen your understanding of the impact of trauma on children's psychosocial health, behavior and development.
- Experience the power of playful engagement and learn specific cooperative play activities you can immediately implement in your work.
- Identify the daily behaviors that can help you build a more joyful, connected and empowering environment for yourself, your colleagues, and the children in your care.
For an overview of the Path to Playmaker Certification and all the benefits it brings, Click Here.