TNAPT is bringing a two day training to Knoxville!
T H E T H E R A P E U T I C P O W E R S O F
PL A Y T H E R A P Y & S A N D T R A Y !
September 13-14, 2019
Jamie Lynn Langley, LCSW, RPT-S
9 6 7 I R W I N S T R E E T
K N O X V I L L E , T N 3 7 9 1 7
O N E D A Y C O S T : $ 8 5 / $ 9 0 / $ 7 5
B O T H D A Y S C O S T : $ 1 4 0 / $ 1 5 0 / $ 1 2 5
A P T M E M B E R / N O N - A P T M E M B E R / G R A D S T U D E N T
Both trainings are entry-level to provide a basic introduction to both modalities.
Day One: The Therapeutic Powers of Play Therapy
This workshop is designed for the mental health clinician new to play therapy or working with children. The morning session will begin with a review of the theoretical foundations of play therapy and then work through to the "fun"damentals. Instrumental for those therapists new to play therapy is identifying the therapeutic powers of play and learning how these powers can be observed in play therapy. The various levels of structure (from non-directive to directive) in play therapy approaches will be examined. Major themes within play therapy will be identified as well as the stages play therapy. Issues of therapist presence in the session will be reviewed, as well as how to document play therapy in progress notes.
The afternoon session will address what is often referred to as the "nuts and bolts" of play therapy, beginning with an overview of the selection process of toys in stages while meeting therapeutic criteria. This will include ways of setting up a therapeutic play
space, including specific needs for travel play therapy and/or play therapy within the school setting. Then therapists will then have time to play! Participant will have the opportunity to experience several play therapy activities and techniques, including expressive arts, puppets, games and more.
1. Participants will explore foundational theoretical background regarding play therapy.
2. Participants will be able to compare and contrast various structures of play therapy, and how they can be part of a continuum of practice rather than diverse extremes.
3. Participants will identify the 20 Therapeutic Powers of Play and relate how these arepresented in play therapy.
4. Participants will be able to identify the Stages of Play Therapy and how to translate these to assist with parental expectations.
5. Participants will be able to identify themes in play therapy and incorporating these for progress note documentation.
6. Participants will cite appropriate toy selection and intentional process to set up a therapeutic play space.
Day Two: The Therapeutic Powers of Sandtray
The training is for the mental health clinician who wants to learn more about Sandtray Therapy and how to incorporate within Play Therapy (or other expressive therapies) for clients of all ages. This workshop will include experiential opportunities, as the best way to learn about Sandtray Therapy is to experience the wonders of expression with miniatures in the sand. The origins of Sand Therapy, both Sandtray and Sandplay; will be presented. In addition to theoretical foundation, the neurobiology behind Sandtray will also be highlighted, so that participants can more fully understand why Sandtray “works”. Participants will be guided in the selection process of sand, sand trays and intentional selection of for miniatures, including symbolism and representation; as well as various ways to organize and display them. There will be several experiential opportunities to enact various directives that can be used with clients of all ages within Play Therapy and other modalities, as well as ways to process trays with clients. Suggested ways to document Sandtray sessions will also be included.
1. Participants will cite the history of Sand Therapy within Play Therapy, both Sandplay and Sandtray, and be able to compare the commonalities and differences between both modalities.
2. Participants will demonstrate how Sandtray has been incorporated in Play Therapy as well as other therapies for clients of all ages.
3. Participants will identify at least three therapeutic powers of play within Sandtray as part of the Play Therapy process,
4. Participants will compare both directive and non-directive Sandtray session options with clients of all ages within Play Therapy.
5. Participants will explore the importance of symbolism and metaphor through the Sandtray process in Play Therapy.
6. Participants will be able to describe Sandtray concepts through personal experiential opportunities within the sand.
BOTH DAYS EARLY REGISTRATION
$140 - APT/TNAPT Member
$150 - Non-Member
$125 - Grad Student (w/ copy of photo ID)
ONE DAY EARLY REGISTRATION
$85 - APT/TNAPT Member
$90 - Non-Member
$75 - Grad Student (w/ copy of photo ID)
CONTINUING EDUCATION INFORMATION:
TNAPT is a provider of Play Therapy Training, APT Approved Provider No.: 03-138
6.0 CEUs are offered each day to mental health professionals or graduate students in a mental health field. This training meets criteria for Tennessee Social Work licensure continuing education requirements.
Both Days: Enter the building through RIGHT FRONT entrance of the building.
The training is located in the "Education Room" located to your right, behind the blue staircase.
The training is located in the "Board Room" located up the blue staircase.
We will break for lunch both days. You are welcome to bring your own lunch and eat on site or
you can leave to eat and return when the afternoon session begins. Lunch will NOT be provided.
Refunds will given in full for any registration cancelled by Friday, Sept 6, 2019.
Substitutions may be sent.
Registration fees are payable by check or credit card. To pay by credit card you can email firstname.lastname@example.org and an invoice will be emailed to you. Or you can use the Paypal buttons below. If paying by check, please make checks out to TNAPT and mail with this form including name and contact info to:
Jamie Lynn Langley, LCSW, RPT-S
617 Potomac Place, Suite 401
Smyrna, TN 37167
Please direct any questions regarding this training to Jamie Langley at email@example.com
ONLINE PAYMENT HERE: