Training

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 through a
Trauma-informed Lens

Friday, January 11, 2019

9:00-4:30

6 APT CE direct contact continuing education hours*

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

Director, Door of Hope Counseling Center

Objectives:

This workshop will provide play therapists an exploration of trauma-informed dynamics to ones’ ongoing clinical work, counseling/personality theory, and client conceptualization. The focus will be understanding what trauma work looks like in the sand tray; how the sand tray facilitates healing with trauma work. This includes use and importance of the “trauma narrative,” “life narrative,” and “family narrative” in successful treatment. The value of the family narrative and family script regarding the traumatic event will be discussed. Case studies and examples will be given. Participants: Please bring 15-20 miniature figures; some which represent trauma, and some, healing. We will experience and play, too!

Attendees will be able to:

1.Identify how using sand, sand tray, and miniature figures can assist client’s ability to co-regulate with the play therapist;

2.List trauma-related miniature figures, both symbols of fear and symbols of safety;

3.Assess and use spiritual/religious issues as a resiliency factor in trauma treatment;

4.Discuss trauma, impact of ACE studies, and trauma-informed practice in play therapist use of sand tray;

5.List the three steps of trauma work and application to sandtray therapy within the play therapy milieu;

6.Identify how to use a trauma narrative and life narrative effectively with the play therapy client caregiver.

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/

 

Sandtray Therapy 102: Processing Sandtrays

A Play Therapist’s Adventure

Friday, January 18, 2019

9:00 am – 4:30 pm

6 APT CE direct contact continuing education hours*

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/