MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONAL TRAINING PROGRAM

Door Of Hope is an approved continuing education provider with Texas LPC #3360 and TX SW #7620. Homeyer & Associates is co-sponsoring this training and is an Association for Play Therapy (APT) Approved Provider 98-041.

Sandtray Therapy 102: Processing Sandtrays

A Play Therapist’s Adventure

Friday, January 18, 2019

9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Presenter: Linda E. Homeyer, PhD, LPC-S, RPT-S

Director, Door of Hope Counseling Center

Need more insight into how to process the sand tray with your play therapy clients of all ages? This is the workshop for you! This interactive training day will provide guidelines for use with a variety of counseling approaches, but more importantly experience in how to process the completed sand tray with the client. Examples of children and adults work in the sand tray including pictures of trays. Participants will explore the work they are currently doing and how they might enrich it for their clients and progress in therapy to reach treatment goals.

PLEASE BRING 10-15 MINIATURE FIGURES!

Objectives:

At the conclusion of the day, participants will:

  1. learn two new techniques to process/discuss a completed sand tray with a client
  2. be able to discuss how to process a sand tray from at least one additional play therapy/counseling theory
  3. learn of parallel process in the sand tray and within the play therapy sessions (i.e. ‘shifts’, themes, play disruptions, etc.)
  4. identify how the tray assists in ‘containing’’ the client’s work
  5. explore the differences between trays constructed by clinical and non-clinical individuals
  6. practice in developing prompts for the client to facilitate movement in th therapeutic process

LIMITED TO 20 participants. Participants must have attended a Sandtray Therapy 101 or other basic sandtray training; or, be using sandtray therapy.

Six (6) Continuing Education Hours
Homeyer & Associates is co-sponsoring this training and is an Association for Play Therapy (APT) Approved Provider 98-041. Door Of Hope is an approved continuing education provider with Texas LPC #3360 and TX SW #7620.

Cost:
$150, Professionals

$100, Graduate Students

To Register:
https://doorofhopenb.eventbrite.com/

Play Therapy 101: Building a Strong Foundation

March 8, 2019

9:00AM – 4:30PM

This training provides the basic foundation for play therapy. We will begin with a look at the therapeutic powers of play. We will then cover history of play therapy set in the developing mental health environment, from Freud until today; review of initial theories; basic trans-theoretical facilitative responses; and setting up the play therapy room. The person of the play therapist will also be discussed, including traits and skills. Developmental and neurobiology information will be woven throughout. This training covers a portion of the Association for Play Therapy’s (APT) required criteria for becoming a Registered Play Therapist (RPT).

Learning Objectives

Participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss the therapeutic powers of play
  2. Understand the history of play therapy within the context of the development of the field of psychotherapy
  3. Identify the toys and materials required to implement play therapy and arrange a generic play therapy room
  4. List the traits and skills required of a play therapist
  5. Recognize the play therapist’s tracking, facilitative responses and their purposes
  6. Identify child development and neurobiological components which inform the use of play therapy

Six (6) Continuing Education Hours
Homeyer & Associates is co-sponsoring this training and is an Association for Play Therapy (APT) Approved Provider 98-041. Door Of Hope is an approved continuing education provider with Texas LPC #3360 and TX SW #7620.

Cost:
$150, Professionals

$100, Graduate Students

To Register:
https://doorofhopenb.eventbrite.com/

 

 

 

 

 

Play Therapy 102: Seminal Theories

May 10, 2019

9:00AM – 4:30PM

This training consists of a review of the seminal, influential and formative, counseling and personality theories which are applied to play therapy. Theories covered will be: Psychoanalytic, Child-Centered (Person Centered), Adlerian; Jungian; Gestalt; and Cognitive Behavioral. We will review each by looking at the theory’s view of the person, how dysfunction develops, how change occurs, and the role of the play therapist. Each theory will be analyzed for the prominent therapeutic powers of play. Videos and case information will be used to highlight the theories.

Mental health professional’s taking this training must have already had either Play Therapy 101: The Basics or other basic play therapy training (history, toys & materials, tracking & facilitative responses, and basic play therapist skills).

This training covers a portion of the Association for Play Therapy’s (APT) required criteria for becoming a Registered Play Therapist (RPT).

Learning Objectives

Participants will be able to:

  1. List the seminal play therapy theories
  2. Place the play therapy theories along the nondirective-directive continuum
  3. Identify the key components of each theory: view of person, dysfunction, goals, role of play therapist
  4. Discuss how the play therapist’s skills vary by theory
  5. Apply the therapeutic powers of play within each theory
  6. Identify one’s own values alignment with theories reviewed

Six (6) Continuing Education Hours
Homeyer & Associates is co-sponsoring this training and is an Association for Play Therapy (APT) Approved Provider 98-041. Door Of Hope is an approved continuing education provider with Texas LPC #3360 and TX SW #7620.

Cost:
$150, Professionals

$100, Graduate Students

To Register:
https://doorofhopenb.eventbrite.com/