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Integrating Sand Tray Work into Your Play Therapy Practice (Pre-Recorded)

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Play therapy is an evidence-based approach to help children with social or emotional deficits learn to communicate better, express underlying feelings that they may be struggling with, positively change their behaviour, develop problem solving skills, and relate to others in more productive  ways. Sessions are NOT offered live, but will be recorded in advance and available for 60 days following July 5, 2021. This training is accredited by the Association for Play Therapy for 6.5  non-contact training hours.

Recording to be released on July 5, 2021
(Recording accessible for viewing up to 60 days)

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.

OBJECTIVES:

  • Introduce Sandtray and Sandplay therapies as a play therapy modalities
  • Explore the theoretical principles underlying the use of Sandplay and Sandtray therapies.
  • Differentiate between Sandtray and Sandplay modalities
  • Identify the procedures involved in Sandplay and Sandtray therapy
  • Explore the role of the therapist in Sandtray & Sandplay therapy
  • Illustrate concepts with Sandtray and Sandplay casework.

 

FORMAT:
Sessions will be recorded in advance and available for 60 days after being released on July 5, 2021.
Non-contact training hours will be awarded upon successful completion of the training.

TARGET AUDIENCE:
This training is aimed at introducing mental health professionals (minimum level of education: Bachelor’s Degree) 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.  Prior to the event release date our administration will contact you for proof of education/mental health license or enrolment in mental health program. While a certificate of completion can be granted,  Play Therapy credit through the Association of Play Therapy may not be awarded to non-graduate level mental health professionals or graduate level students in the mental health field.

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT APPROVAL:
Association for Play Therapy: 6.5 training hours (APT Provider #20-984)
APT recognizes this course as meeting the requirements for non-contact training hours towards* their national certification process to become a Registered Play Therapist

WHAT WE PROVIDE:
Handouts will be provided to participants. An electronic certificate outlining continuing education hours will be granted after successful completion of the training.

CANCELLATIONS/REFUNDS:
Withdrawals over 30 days before program start are permitted, yet subject to a $100 processing fee

***DISCLAIMER:
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.

Please contact our administration team if you require further details at info@instituteofchildpsychology.com

 

Integrating Sand Tray Work into Your Play Therapy Practice (Pre-Recorded)
Event Dates
Starts Ends
Jul 5, 2021 at 12:00 am Jul 5, 2021 at 12:00 am
Venue Details
Online Workshop
Online Workshop

 

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