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Estimated: 1 1/2 Hours
At some point all parents face behavioral challenges with their children. Adopted children have often had unfortunate experiences that may increase misbehavior and make traditional discipline techniques ineffective. Join Phyllis Booth, Founder of Theraplay®, and Mandy Jones, LCSW, JD, certified Theraplay® therapist at the Center for Lifelong Adoption Support, as they provide an empathetic understanding of why negative behaviors occur and discuss tools, techniques and activities that parents can use to tame temper tantrums and create positive relationships.
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Mandy Jones is an adoption therapist at The Cradle, a domestic adoption agency just north of Chicago. She has worked almost exclusively with adoptive and foster families since she began her career. A certified Theraplay® therapist and Theraplay® trainer-in-training, she takes a particular interest in helping families with young children form strong attachments and work through sensory concerns. Mandy is also experienced in helping adopted individuals with identity, loss, and anxiety concerns throughout their lifespan.
Through her legal work, Mandy has advocated for children in the child welfare system. She also uses her legal knowledge and advocacy skills to help families gain Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) and other essential resources for their children.
Mandy earned her BA in Political Science and her BS in Psychology from Loyola University Chicago. She earned her Master of Clinical Social Work and Juris Doctorate from Michigan State University.Learn More
Phyllis Booth, M. A., is Clinical Director Emeritus of The Theraplay Institute in Chicago. She collaborated with Ann Jernberg in developing the Theraplay method for helping children and families with attachment, trauma and relationship problems. She is the primary author of the third edition of Theraplay: Helping Parents and Children Build Better Relationships Through Attachment-Based Play, Jossey-Bass, 2010. She received her training at the University of Chicago in Human Development and Clinical Psychology; at the Tavistock Centre, London, under John Bowlby and D. W. Winnicott; at the Anna Freud Centre, London; and at the Family Institute at Northwestern University, Evanston, IL. She has conducted workshops and training in the Theraplay method for working with children and families throughout the United States, Canada, England, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, and South Korea.Learn More
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