Integrating Sand Tray Work into Your Play Therapy Practice (May 15)
Approx. Cost CAD: $220.00
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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 offered live, but are also recorded for those who cannot make the live training and available for 60 days. This training is accredited by the Association for Play Therapy for 6.5 contact training hours.
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.
- 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.
Online via Zoom; sessions will be recorded and available for 60 days after airing. Participants must attend the live airing for contact credit hours; non-contact training hours will be awarded if viewed after live airing.
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. Upon registration 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 contact training hours towards* their national certification process to become a Registered Play Therapist
WHAT WE PROVIDE:
Handouts to review throughout the weekend. An electronic certificate outlining continuing education hours will be granted after the training and a final quiz is completed.
Withdrawals over 30 days before program start are permitted, yet subject to a $100 processing fee
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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May 14, 2021