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Certified Professional RPG Player Archetypes Specialist III (Therapeutic)

by Hawke Robinson published Dec 03, 2017 12:40 AM, last modified Dec 03, 2017 01:53 AM
The player archetype is responsible for filling the role of various role-playing gamer "types".

The Certified Level 3 Player Archetypes Therapeutic Specialist, is someone that has been trained and certified to respectfully and professionally fulfill this role in therapeutic settings. The participant takes on various Player Archetype roles to help train Game Master Therapists to learn how to address such situations more effectively. Therapeutic player archetype examples include: At-risk youth, Autism spectrum, MD, CP, brain injury, etc. This is an approach similar to roles played in First Aid, Search & Rescue, talk therapy, MD, and similar medical raining programs. This is an excellent means of gaining experience toward other RPG certifications.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • The participant takes on various Player Archetype roles to help train Game Master Therapists to learn how to address such situations more effectively.
  • Document participation observations for review by supervisor.
  • Create player characters.
  • Create Therapeutic Player Archetype character dossiers.
  • Work with trainers to help challenge GM trainees
  • Report back to Trainer with regular planning progress reports.
  • Assist Game Masters and other Facilitators as needed, to optimize participants experience.
  • Also help as "go-fer" for various related tasks
  • Highly professional.
  • Respectful understanding of people with disabilities, mental health, and other challenges.

 

Typical Locations:

  • Community centers
  • Care facilities
  • HQ offices
  • Client sites
  • Mobile Facility, the Wheelchair Friendly RPG Trailer at various locations

 

Prerequisites:

  • Current RPG Player Archetype II Certification