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Full-Day Workshop

Seminar: Introduction to Therapeutic Uses of Sandtray

Directive and Non-Directive Sandtray When Working with Children, Adolescents, and Adults in Play Therapy

Participants will be introduced to the principles, theory, and practice of using the sandtray with clients. Both Directive and Non-directive activities will be discussed and exemplified. Participants will have an opportunity to try a variety of approaches to the use of the sandtray in order to gain an experience of the differences between directive and non-directive use of sand as well as the use of sand with and without objects.

Dates:05 Sep 2022 (Mon)
Time:9.30am – 3.30pm (Singapore Standard Time GMT+0800)
Venue:Live Online Training
Speaker: Lorri Yasenik PhD, RPT-S, CPT-S

Lorri Yasenik PhD, RPT-S, CPT-S is the co-founder and Director of Rocky Mountain Play Therapy Institute in Calgary Alberta Canada and the founder and co-director of the International Centre for Children and Family Law in Sydney Australia. Lorri is a registered Play Therapist- Supervisor with Association for Play Therapy (APT) and a Certified Play Therapist-Supervisor with the Canadian Association for Play Therapy (CAPT).

Lorri provides child psychotherapy and play therapy and delivers national and international training related to children’s issues and specialized child and play therapies including treatment of trauma, developmental issues, children of high conflict separation and divorce, attachment, domestic violence and adjustment issues. Lorri has co-authored three books, multiple chapters and articles related to specialized child therapy and child related practice.

APT Approved Provider # 06-179

Goals of Introduction to Sandtray will Include:
  1. Introduction to sandtray, history and theory
  2. Experience sandtray with and without objects
  3. Experience sandtray with objects
  4. Debrief sandtray scenes with a partner
  5. Document the sandtray process using sandtray sketch & recording forms
Learning Objectives:
  1. Describe at least one theory applied to use of sandtray
  2. Demonstrate the ability to use sandtray with and without objects
  3. Analyze a sand scene
  4. List ways to use sandtray with child, adolescent and adult clients

Materials needed by participants: Miniatures, sandtrays, journaling notebook

This training cannot be used towards Certified Play Therapist or Registered Play Therapist credentials or for CE’s for CPTs or RPTs with the Canadian Association for Play Therapy (CAPT) or the Association for Play Therapy (APT). Exception: Those with a Master’s Degree in Mental Health may use the course towards Continuing Education upon the approval of APT or CAPT.

Course Fees & Closing Dates
Registration Type Closing Date Fees (S$) /pax
30 Jul 2022 580
Normal Till Full 650