Therapeutic Applications of Tabletop Role Playing Games
- 200 US dollars$200
- Virtual via Zoom
5.5 CE Hours Our introduction to The Bodhana Model covers the basic framework utilizing narrative role playing games in a clinical setting. Participants will learn the connections between role playing games and multiple established treatment modalities as well as a brief history of the gaming hobby. This training offers the basic framework of The Bodhana Model including documentation, goal setting and how to marry the twin skills sets of running game-based content that involves and immerses clients and therapeutic injection of goals and objectives. This is an eight hour training from 9-5pm. Learning objectives: 1. Identify the basic components of a tabletop role playing game as well as concerns regarding its use in a clinical setting. 2. Describe the connections between accepted therapeutic modalities and the basics of tabletop role-playing games. 3. Identify the opportunities for tabletop role playing games to practice, develop and enhance skills for personal development. 4. Create a basic role playing game adventure arc and apply therapeutic exercises relevant to sample clients. 5. Discuss potential uses of therapeutic role playing games with varying populations and differing mental health/developmental concerns.