About This Course

This is a LIVE, VIRTUAL training that will take place on Friday, October 14, 2022 from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (CST).

Play therapy has an established history as an effective treatment for children who have experienced trauma. This training will discuss the neurobiology of trauma on a child’s developing brain and implementing the effective use of the therapeutic powers of play as a change agent in treatment. This training will provide directive play therapy interventions for working with children and adolescents who have experienced trauma to assist with providing psychoeducation, feelings identification, affect regulation, reprocessing traumatic experiences and creating safety.


Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the neurobiology of trauma to understand what’s happening in the traumatized brain and the impact on children, emotionally, behaviorally, and physically.
  2. Discuss the importance of the therapeutic powers of play as a change agent in the treatment of trauma to address thoughts, feelings and healing related to traumatic experiences.
  3. Identify 10 directive play therapy techniques to assist children and adolescents with reprocessing traumatic experiences and lead towards healing.

Practice information for Brianna Grant, LCSW, RPT-S™:

Brianna Grant, LCSW, RPT-S: Child, Adolescent and Family Therapy
510 E Iris Drive, Unit B, Nashville, TN 37204
Website: www.briannagrant.com
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 615- 463-9805, ext 5

Continuing Education

This training is approved for 3 CE Hours for the following continuing education bodies:

Association for Play Therapy

Revelation of Hope Counseling Services is an APT Approved Provider #21-653.

This workshop meets APT’s definition of “Live Webinar.”

**Play Therapy Credit will NOT be awarded to non-mental health professionals. **

National Board for Certified Counselors
Revelation of Hope Counseling Services has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7203.  Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.  Revelation of Hope Counseling Services is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. 

Participants are responsible for ensuring this program meets the individual requirements of your licensure and/or certificate.


Private Practice Clinician & Program Manager for the Pediatric Therapy and PCP Partnership Program with the Mental Health Cooperative in Nashville, TN

Brianna Grant, LCSW, RPT-S™

Brianna Grant is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor™ who specializes in working with children, adolescents and their families. She received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of Kentucky in 2002 and a graduate degree in Social Work from the University of Tennessee in 2008. Brianna has received specialized training and utilizes the treatment modalities of Play Therapy, Sand Tray Therapy, Attachment, Self-Regulation and Competency (ARC model), Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy and is an Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR- Level II) practitioner. She provides professional and clinical trainings on the topics of child sexual abuse, trauma, interpersonal neurobiology, attachment, adverse childhood experiences and play therapy. She has served as a guest presenter for the graduate programs at David Lipscomb University and Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee and previously for the graduate program at Argosy University in Atlanta, Georgia. Brianna Grant has a private practice in Nashville, TN and also serves as the Program Manager for the Pediatric Therapy and PCP Partnership Program with the Mental Health Cooperative in Nashville, TN.

Course curriculum