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Culture & Diversity in the Playroom

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The field of play therapy is changing, we are seeing more diverse populations. This training is a must for play therapist to recognize, learn, understand, and address concerns, terms, and techniques to help these populations. Currently in our field trainings discuss only two cultures, without understanding the different struggles BIPOC communities experience. You’ll learn BIPOC concerns and the struggles with acculturation, grief/loss of identity, culture broker role, play in other cultures, assimilation for survival, and racial injustices.

Liliana Baylon has a master’s degree in Counseling & Marriage, Family, & Child Therapy as well as an MBA from University of Phoenix in Colorado. Since entering the therapy field, Liliana has developed an interest and niche in treating children and families who have experienced trauma, abuse, and multicultural issues from an attachment lens. To better treat these populations, Liliana has received training in different modalities, some of which she is a trained educator.
Liliana is an AAMFT Approved Supervisor, EMDRIA Approved Consultant, Registered Play Therapist Supervisor, Synergetic Play Therapy Consultant, EFT Supervisor, EMDR Certified, TheraPlay Level 1, Independent Facilitator of the Becoming a Love and Logic Parent Curriculum, Bring Baby Home Gottman Trained Educator, Gottman Seven Principles Program Educator, Completed Level 2 Training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy.
Liliana’s brings a unique cultural lens into her therapy and supervision sessions. Liliana is passionate about working with fellow mental health professionals to embrace curiosity, inspiration, and discover meaning to rise to their full potential from attachment and cultural lenses. Liliana offers workshops in the field of Mental Health and Cultural Opportunity for Psychotherapist, Psychologist, Psychiatrist, Teachers and Consultations for Agencies, Schools, Private Practices, Mental Health Centers, & Non-Profits in English, and Spanish.



July 21, 2023


Online Zoom Training (MST Timezone)


8:45 - Check in/Sign in on Zoom
9:00 - Presentation Begins
10:30 - 15 Minute Break
12:00-1:00 1 Hour Break For Lunch
3:15 - 15 Minute Break
4:30 - Presentation Ends


$150 Early Bird Pricing

$175 Regular Pricing


$80 Student Pricing

*Pricing includes CE Certificate

Of Note

As this is an online training, it is required that you have your video on and are actively participating in order to earn the offered CEs. Please do not engage in other activities while in this training including driving, driving through for that coffee fix, or rearranging your closet - this training requires your attention and engagement. You will receive an email with the Zoom link and any handouts the day prior to the training.

This training will provide 6 CE Credits. ​A New Hope Therapy Center is an Approved Provider for the Association for Play Therapy (APT) - Approved Provider 20-631 and Maria Laquerre-Diego is an Approved Provider for the NM Counseling and Therapy Practice Board CCE020981

Training Objectives

  • Develop increased awareness of issues affecting BIPOC in play therapy sessions.

  • Build competency of cultural humility to improve treatment outcomes within the play therapy setting.

  • Demonstrate at least 2 ways to support BIPOC in the play therapy.

  • Demonstrate skills to identify cultural barriers to improve treatment with BIPOC children in play therapy.

  • Implement tools for fostering culture opportunity in the playroom.

  • Apply cultural humility practices within the playroom to increase engagement with diverse BIPOC children.

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