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9/12/2019  |   1:30 PM - 3:00 PM   |  Ballroom A & B

And Then They All Die: Common Play Themes Observed in Child-Parent Psychotherapy with Families Who Have Experienced Domestic Violence

Through rich clinical vignettes this workshop highlights common play themes observed in Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP) treatment with families who have experienced domestic violence. Participants will gain an understanding of how domestic violence may impact a young child’s sense of safety and their relationship with caregivers and will practice intervening using play in ways that support both the caregiver and the child and that facilitate body mind connections and the repair of the protective shield.

Chandra Ippen (Primary Presenter), University of California, San Francisco, cgippenconsulting@gmail.com;
Chandra Ghosh Ippen is the Associate Director of the Child Trauma Research Program at the University of California, San Francisco and the Director of Dissemination and Implementation for Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP). She is a member of the board of directors of ZERO TO THREE and has spent the last 26 years conducting research, clinical work, and training in the area of early childhood trauma. She has co-authored over 20 publications on trauma and diversity-informed practice, including the manual for CPP, a randomized trial documenting the efficacy of CPP, the children's story

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