Play Therapist Resume Samples

A Play Therapist uses play as the medium of a communication tool to help kids understand the world and to deal with emotional trauma and distress. Daily tasks mentioned on the Play Therapist Resume include the following – assessing the child’s needs, running therapy sessions at a regular time and place, making use of creative arts, such as clay, sand, and drawing; communicating with children and making a connection between the signs, symbols, and actions; and promoting positive change in the child by helping them to help themselves.

To work at this level, one needs – sensitivity and understanding of nature, excellent verbal communication skills, patience and the ability to remain calm under stressful situations, the ability to work well with others, the ability to accept criticism, the ability to carry out basic tasks on a hand-held device, and passion to work with children. A Master’s degree in therapy is commonplace among job applicants.

 

Play Therapist Resume example

Play Therapist Resume

Objective : Highly motivated,results-oriented, self-starter prepared to make an immediate impact. Able to manage time effectively, meet project deadlines, and work independently.

Skills : Empathy, Compassion, and Extensive counseling experience.

Description :

    1. Determined physical and emotional needs of patients.
    2. Conducted play therapy sessions individually or in groups.
    3. Educated patients and families about treatment procedures.
    4. Maintained playroom clean and safe.
    5. Reported the needs of new play equipment to Director.
    6. Ordered therapeutic supplies within the designated budget.
    7. Utilized sensory equipment and communication devices effectively.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
M.Ed In Counseling


Play Therapist Resume

Objective : Student-focused, energetic with 5 years of experience in planning, organizing, and implementing instructional programs. Keenly observed, evaluated, encouraged, and provided feedback on students' performance and development. Maintained discipline in accordance with the rules and disciplinary systems of the school.

Skills : Supervising/Teaching.

Description :

    1. Interviewed families to obtain their children's history and evaluate children to identify their specific mental disorders.
    2. Behavioral Counseling of patients.
    3. Counseled terminally ill Patients.
    4. Conducted Innovative games and Workshops to draw children's attention.
    5. Grief Counseling.
    6. Taught and Counseled Underprivileged Students (Volunteer service) Counseling underprivileged students and their parents.
    7. Organized games.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MA In HRM


Play Therapist Resume

Objective : Looking for a position that involves, working with adults, children, or adolescents of all ages. Proven ability to enhance developmental skills, and teach in a college or elementary setting. Also to work with people that are intellectually disabled.

Skills : Typing, Dictation Medical Transcribing, Teaching, Multitasking, And Etc.

Description :

    1. Experiences include developmental and cognitive therapy, speech/language developmental skills.
    2. Worked with children zero to three years of age.
    3. Strongly involved in developmental therapy.
    4. Managed caseloads of twenty-two or more.
    5. Worked in multi-disciplinary teams.
    6. Advised clients on academic and developmental progress.
    7. Worked with the child one-to-one in his home environment.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MS In Psychology

Play Therapist Resume

Objective : 2.5 years of experience working as a Program Coordinator/Team Leader for a group of approximately fifty adults with developmental disabilities. Responsible for creating and ensuring the implementation of monthly calendars of activities that include: sensory integration and memory stimulating activities, fine motor and gross motor group activities, and encouraging social interactions with peers/ seniors without disabilities within the community.

Skills : Exceptional And Effective Listener, Skilled Communicator, Social Media Management, Google Docs, Office Management, Organizational Development, Customer Service, Detail-oriented, Analytics For Social Media Posting.

Description :

    1. Documented client's daily progress Population: Autism, ADHD, and Emotionally Disturbed.
    2. Coordinated with Clinical Care Coordinator with the end goal of a full-time caseload according to part-time or full-time status requirements.
    3. Conducted counseling sessions weekly.
    4. Participated in weekly peer groups led by supervisors and other clinical staff.
    5. Completed all required case notes and clinical documentation.
    6. Attended weekly peer supervision groups and/or sought peer supervision and feedback.
    7. Conducted relevant assessments and mandatory reporting as necessary.
                    Years of Experience
                    Experience
                    2-5 Years
                    Experience Level
                    Level
                    Junior
                    Education
                    Education
                    BA In Special Education

                    Play Therapist Resume

                    Objective : Seeks to attain a most challenging position addressing the needs of inner-city youth through community outreach and diverse avenues ofcommunication.

                    Skills : Planning Skills, Therapist.

                    Description :

                      1. Provided therapy for children and adolescents ages 3-12 years using a variety of play therapy techniques and modalities.
                      2. Provided individual-directed and non-directed play and sand tray therapy for at-risk children Children presented with depression, aggression, anxiety.
                      3. Interacted with children under 3 years of age with developmental difficulties.
                      4. Used toys, songs, play as means of working on child's development.
                      5. Provided home play/talk therapy sessions to children in Catholic Charities therapeutic foster care placements Provided support to foster parent.
                      6. Developed knowledge of individuals with Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) and apply psychological principles to effectively aid an adult.
                      7. Worked with identified pre-school handicapped children in order to meet the goals and objectives of their IEP's.
                    Years of Experience
                    Experience
                    2-5 Years
                    Experience Level
                    Level
                    Junior
                    Education
                    Education
                    BA In Special Education

                    Play Therapist Resume

                    Objective : Looking to provide physical therapy for children experiencing neuromotor impairment, genetic conditions, or other developmental disabilities.

                    Skills : Exceptional And Effective Listener, Skilled Communicator, Social Media Management, Google Docs, Office Management.

                    Description :

                      1. Used a variety of instructional strategies while working with the child: Verbal Behavior, Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), sensory integration techniques, structured play, and gross motor play.
                      2. Built partnership with the family and therapists that work with the child.
                      3. Attended Teacher Induction Programme which included exploring oneself, Personality Development, Public Speaking as well as exploring beyond one's comfort level.
                      4. Developed play activities to meet patients' needs.
                      5. Encouraged patients to participate in educational activities.
                      6. Generated quarterly reports for sending districts.
                      7. Participated in Licensed Cohort meetings monthly.
                    Years of Experience
                    Experience
                    2-5 Years
                    Experience Level
                    Level
                    Junior
                    Education
                    Education
                    Special Education

                    Play Therapist Resume

                    Objective : Seeks to provide leadership and strategic direction for an organization that fosters individualized development and growth of children with special needs and their families in our community: Offer fresh perspectives, new ideas and encourage the perspectives and ideas of others.

                    Skills : Developing Skills, Planning Skills.

                    Description :

                      1. Assessed the child's needs, running therapy sessions bi-weekly in the family home.
                      2. Made use of toys and creative arts, including drawing, movement.
                      3. Provided play therapy services using a child-centered approach.
                      4. Documented sessions and progress of students in therapy.
                      5. Contacted parents.
                      6. Conducted child and family intakes and assessments.
                      7. Implemented developmental and play therapy interventions in natural environments.
                    Years of Experience
                    Experience
                    2-5 Years
                    Experience Level
                    Level
                    Junior
                    Education
                    Education
                    BA In Special Education

                    Play Therapist Resume

                    Objective : Seeks to obtain a position that will enable to use working skills, educational background, abilities, and experiences to further expand knowledge and work ethics in a positive environment and become an asset to the company.

                    Skills : Exceptional And Effective Listener, Skilled Communicator.

                    Description :

                      1. Acted as a child and family advocate.
                      2. Developed program materials including a program newsletter with topics related to children and families.
                      3. Early Intervention Services Assessing the child's needs.
                      4. Ran therapy sessions at a regular time and place making use of toys (such as puppets, cars, and dolls) and creative arts, including drawing, clay.
                      5. Taught students with autism beginning communication and play skills.
                      6. Collaborated with Children's Developmental Services Agency, parents, and toddlers to reach goals established by parents and CDSA service coordinators.
                      7. Worked with a five-year-old boy with autism on social and play skills to help in his transition to kindergarten, generalizing these skills.
                    Years of Experience
                    Experience
                    2-5 Years
                    Experience Level
                    Level
                    Junior
                    Education
                    Education
                    Special Education

                    Play Therapist Resume

                    Objective : Looking to obtain a position that will enable using working skills, educational background, abilities, and experiences to further expand knowledge and work ethics in a positive environment and become an asset to the company.

                    Skills : Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat Professional, Microsoft Office, Photography, Video Copy writing, HTML.

                    Description :

                      1. Provided 1:1 services for children on the autism spectrum involving a 3 step program of following, building, and initiating, with a focus on speech.
                      2. Provided Play Therapy services to children impacted by HIV.
                      3. Provided counseling services to families impacted by HIV.
                      4. Collaborated with a multidisciplinary team to address children's social, emotional, and behavioral needs.
                      5. Provided play therapy sessions to Preschool children as an integral component of their Individualized Education Plan (IEP).
                      6. Recordkeeping, maintenance of play therapy room, parent training, and support.
                      7. Implemented Reward Systems and Behavior Modification using principles of Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA), Pivotal Response Training (PRT).
                    Years of Experience
                    Experience
                    2-5 Years
                    Experience Level
                    Level
                    Junior
                    Education
                    Education
                    Therapist Certification

                    Play Therapist Resume

                    Objective : Hard-working and dedicated individual looking to improve and utilize personal intellect and professional experience to contribute to the organization's noble goals and simultaneously provide excellent service and opportunities for company development and personal growth.

                    Skills : Photography, Video Copywriting, HTML.

                    Description :

                      1. Facilitated play therapy with the clients in-home and in the environment.
                      2. Provided clients with appropriate, replacement coping skills.
                      3. Documented clients' daily progress Population: Autism, ADHD, and Emotionally Disturbed.
                      4. Implemented individualized educational plans.
                      5. Maintained complete records of treatments, progress, and behavioral data.
                      6. Determined children's eligibility for special needs programs.
                      7. Provided therapy to families and children.
                    Years of Experience
                    Experience
                    2-5 Years
                    Experience Level
                    Level
                    Junior
                    Education
                    Education
                    BA In Special Education