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Opportunities for Learning and Support 

Resources Presented from Diversity in Play Therapy Summit (

Shame in the Context of Complex Trauma and Dissociation in Children

  • (Book) Understanding and Treating Chronic Shame: A Relational/Neurobiological Approach- Patricia A DeYoung

Culturally Competent Play Therapy Techniques During the Holidays

  • and for child grief and loss

  • (Book) Far From The Tree- Andrew Solomon

  • (Book) Our Favorite Day of the Year- A.E. Ali

Understanding and Supporting Neurodiversity In Play Therapy


“I Am a Revolutionary”: Utilizing Popular Culture Narratives and Play Therapy to Treat Intergenerational Trauma with Play Therapy

  • Tedx Talk (video): Mental Health Within the Black Community [...] -Davonte Sanders-Funches

  • (Spoken word piece, video): White Privilege- Lyla Jenee Lacey

  • (Book) Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools- Monique Morris

  • Tedx Talk (video): What if White People led the charge to end racism?- Dwinita Mosby Tyler

  • (Book) Post-Traumatic Slave Syndrome- Joy DeGruy, Ph.D

  • (Video) How Microaggressions are like Mosquito Bites

  • (Book) A Kid’s Book about Racism- Jelani Memory

  • (Video) Black Excellence is still at an All-Time High

  • (Video) How pop culture shapes reality- and stereotypes

  • (Book) Urban Trauma: A Legacy of Racism- Maysa Akbar

  • (Book) Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?: And Other Conversations About Race-Beverly Daniel Tatum

  • (Book) Our Skin- Megan Madison, Jessica Ralli, Isabel Roxas

  • (Book) Black Panther Psychology- Travis Langley, Alex Simmons

  • (Book): Culturally Responsive Teaching and The Brain: Promoting Authentic Engagement and Rigor Among Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students- Zaretta Hammond

Perinatal mental health and the dyadic relationship: Using Play therapy to strengthen the attachment relationship in children ages 0-3.

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