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Believing in the value of connecting with and educating the community, the IDEALS staff offers workshops that meet community needs. We offer workshops in Frankfort, KY, for couples, step-families, parents, and singles. We also provide on-site workshops for churches, agencies, and community events in a brief one-hour program, a one day workshop, or a series of weekly sessions. Contact us with questions about workshop availabilities.

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Parents: Mastering the Mystery of Play

January 25, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

| $45 - $65
young group of school children doing classwork together

Play is such an important part of children’s lives and development. Parents can help children develop emotional and interpersonal skills by spending even 30 minutes a week playing with each child in a special way.   Based on the book, Mastering the Mystery of Play, this workshop for parents of children aged 3-10 teaches seven skills from child-centered play therapy that can enable adults to help them develop emotional self-control and skills for effective problem solving.  During post-workshop individually-coached play sessions with your children, you then learn how to adapt the Magic of Play methods to your child’s needs.

Child-centered play techniques are especially helpful for families dealing with:

  • Separation
  • Divorce
  • Adoption
  • Foster Care or
  • Death of a loved one.

This special play training is also helpful for children who are:

  • Easily frustrated
  • Closed-off – Shy
  • Socially isolated
  • Acting out or
  • Exploding in tantrums

The fee includes training, participant book, and optional follow-up coaching sessions with your child.  Payment is due upon arrival.


Parent Workshop Registration


January 25, 2014
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
$45 - $65
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Lexington Office
845 Lane Allen Rd. Suite B5
Lexington, KY 40504 United States
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