Play Therapy Plus Spanish Class

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Play therapy workshops, Spanish language and practice seminars, agency visits, lectures with local professionals and full day excursions.

Bring your family!

Spanish classes available for all levels and all ages.

Total of 15 CEUs may be used towards the credential of a Registered Play Therapist.

More information regarding the requirements may be found at www.a4pt.org

Program Dates and Fees

Since we do not have established dates for this program, we are very flexible.  Meaning, we can offer this program year-round.  We only need a minimum of 4 students who will register and pay the deposit.  In other words, you can create your own group and take advantage of this fantastic program while learning the Spanish language in one of the happiest and most beautiful countries on earth.

¡Pura Vida!

Do not hesitate in contacting us for more detailed information or to start planning your trip.

 

Includes

  1. One week of Spanish classes (20 hours)
  2. Welcome lunch
  3. Study materials
  4. City walking tour in Grecia
  5. Lecture with a local specialist about play therapy
  6. Visit to a shelter for kids in Grecia
  7. Coffee break during the Spanish classes
  8. Accommodation in villa including breakfast (from Monday to Friday), dinner (5 dinners) and laundry service.
  9. Internet access, 5 computers for the students and Wi-Fi available in the school and villas.
  10. Dance class and cooking class
  11. Full day excursion to Herradura Beach and Jacó Beach. Includes: entrance fee, tour guide and transportation.
  12. Full day excursion to La Fortuna Waterfall and hot springs. Includes: entrance fees, tour guide and transportation.
  13. Farewell party and presentation of certificates of participation.

Itinerary

Week 1

Saturday
1. Arrival to Costa Rica
2. Transportation to Villas Azaleas in Grecia
3. Night: Dinner at La Casa de Miguel Restaurant

Sunday
Full day excursion to Herradura Beach and Jacó Beach.

Monday
1. Morning: 7:30 am. Placement test in the School – Spanish classes.
2. Afternoon: 12:00 pm. Walking tour of Grecia, visit the most important places around town.
3. 3:00 pm. Lecture with professor Williamson (2 CEU) Play therapy: an introduction to the topic of play therapy, including a brief history and overview of the theoretical roots to play therapy”
4. Night: Dinner at BBQ area of Villas Azaleas.
5. Homework and free time.

Tuesday
1. Morning: 8:00 am. to 12:00 pm. Spanish classes including one hour of conversation and vocabulary related to the topic of play therapy and therapy with children (1 CEU).
2. Afternoon: 12:00 pm. Latin cuisine cooking classes (lunch included)
3. 3:00 pm. Lecture with Lic. Cárol Pérez regarding play therapy with follow up discussion with professor Williamson (2 CEU) Topic: “Similarities and differences regarding play therapy”
4. Night: Dinner at La Casa de Miguel Restaurant
5. Homework and free time.

Wednesday
1. Morning: 8:00 am. to 12:00 pm. Spanish classes including one hour of conversation and vocabulary related to the topic of play therapy and therapy with children (1 CEU).
2. Afternoon: 1:30 pm. Lecture with professor Williamson (2 CEU) Topic: “Client centered non directive play therapy compared and contrasted to Cognitive Behavioral directive play therapy”
4. 4:00 pm. Dance class. Styles: salsa, merengue and cumbia!
5. Night: Dinner at La Casa de Miguel Restaurant
3. Homework and free time.

Thursday
1. Morning: 8:00 am. to 12:00 pm. Spanish classes including one hour of conversation and vocabulary related to the topic of play therapy and therapy with children (1 CEU).
2. Afternoon: 1:30 pm. Field visit to a shelter for kids with follow up debrief: professor Williamson (2 CEU)
3. Night: Dinner at La Casa de Miguel Restaurant
4. Homework and free time.

Friday
1. Morning: 8:00 am. to 12:00 pm. Spanish classes including one hour of conversation and vocabulary related to the topic of play therapy and therapy with children (1 CEU).
2. Afternoon: Closing lecture with professor Williamson (2 CEU)
3. Farewell meal.

Saturday
Full day excursion to La Fortuna Waterfall and hot springs.

Sunday
Departures