Integrating Sand Tray Work into Your Play Therapy Practice
INSTRUCTOR: Tammy Schamuhn, R.Psych., RPT-S
Working within the sand tray in the context of the play therapy process can help a child make their inner world tangible, process unconscious conflicts, promote the beginning of a health narrative, and begin to express themselves in a non-intrusive way. It is appropriate for children undergoing or witnessing stressful events in their lives, those struggling with academic and social problems, learning disabilities, behavioural disorders, anxiety, depression, grief, trauma, or anger; as well as those with attention deﬁcit disorders.
This training is aimed at introducing mental health professionals to sand-based work within the context of play therapy. Participants will explore the basic theoretical foundations of Sandtray and Sandplay therapies, and will gain practical skills and strategies to work with children in order to begin integrating these modalities into their play therapy practice.
- Identify Sandtray and Sandplay therapies as a play therapy modalities
- Describe the theoretical principles underlying the use of Sandplay and Sandtray therapies.
- Explain the differences between Sandtray and Sandplay modalities
- Identify the procedures involved in Sanitary and Sandplay therapy
- Describe the role of the therapist in Sandtray and Sandplay therapy
- Demonstrate concepts with Sandtray work and Sandplay Work
Online via Learning Portal on Institute of Child Psychology website.
This training is aimed at introducing mental health professionals to the field of play therapy. Participants will explore the basic theoretical and ethical foundations of play therapy, and will gain practical skills and strategies to work with children in order to begin integrating this modality into their clinical practice.
This is a certified course through the Association for Play Therapy (APT) and the Institute of Child Psychology is an approved provider with APT; only registrants who are mental health professionals or graduate students in the mental health field should be taking this course.
APT Only accepts professionals in the field of mental health as eligible to continue with their certification towards becoming a play therapist. It is the participants responsibility to ensure they are eligible: https://a4pt.site-ym.com/page/
Association for Play Therapy: 5.5 non-contact hours (APT Provider #21-634)
APT recognizes this course as meeting the requirements for contact training hours towards* their national certification process to become a Registered Play Therapist
WHAT WE PROVIDE:
Handouts for your review, and an electronic certificate outlining APT non-contact hours will be granted after the training and the final quiz is successfully completed. Final quiz must have a minimum passing park of 75% in order to be considered a passing grade.
Refunds are NOT permitted for this course. All purchases/courses are FINAL SALE.
All workshops provided by the Institute of Child Psychology, along with all workshop materials, are strictly for educational purposes only and cannot be categorized as psychological or mental health services.
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