Registration begins at 8:00 a.m

SandTray

PLAY THERAPY

Workshop 

Presenter: Kay Pantier

MSE, MS, LPC-S, LMFT-S

Registered Play Therapist Supervisor

Trauma specialist

12 APT CREDIT HOURS

Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Registration starts at 8:00am

#17-515
#6570
June 18 - 19, 2021
Sept 24 - 25, 2021

Sandtray 101

June 18 - 19, 2021 (see hotel accommodations at bottom of page)

Cost $300 

Description

Expressive art techniques are helpful tools in the hands of licensed therapists. Sandtray is a valuable tool for working with clients across the lifespan. This training is an introduction to the use of sandtray and is designed for the therapist who has little or no training or experience in the use of sandtray. Experiential activities are an integral part of the training.  Participants will build and process multiple sandtrays during the 2 day training. Lecture, group and didactic experiences are part of the training. Attendees will participate in experiential activities that will give them the tools to use in working with their clients immediately. 

Each participant will receive a copy of Sandtray Therapy 3rd Edition by Linda E. Homeyer and Daniel S. Sweeny, and a portable sandtray with sand.

Goals and Objectives 

  •  Identify the rationale for using Sandtray in Play Therapy practice

  • Analyze the impact of Sandtray in Play Therapy on the brain and attachment

  • Summarize the therapeutic benefits of Sandtray in Play Therapy practice

  • Identify the materials and supplies needed for Sandtray in Play Therapy 

  • Compare the differences in Sandtray and Sandplay

  • Apply the protocol for conducting Sandtray in Play Therapy sessions

  • Participate in experiential Sandtray exercises that can be incorporated in Play Therapy

  • Identify how to set up your Sandtray materials and space

Day 1 Goals

Day 2 goals

  • Explore the history of Sandtray

  • Identify brain development and how it influences working with clients in Counseling and Play Therapy

  • Identify types of trauma and how trauma impacts a client's work in Sandtray in Play Therapy

  • Explain the impact of trauma on the brain and body

  • Identify attachment styles

  • Examine case studies of client's use of Sandtray in Play Therapy

  • Construct experiential Sandtrays and learn skills to process the sandtray

  • Compare the difference in sandtray and sandplay

  • Identify the materials and supplies needed for Sandtray in Counseling and Play Therapy

  • Identify how to set up your Sandtray materials and space

  • Identify the protocol for using Sandtray in Counseling and Play Therapy 

  • Identify the role of the Sandtray therapist

  • Construct experiential Sandtrays and learn skills to process the sandtray

Sandtray Advanced

September 24 - 25, 2021 (see hotel accommodations at bottom of page)

Cost $250

Description

Sandtray is an expressive arts tool that is valuable for working with clients across the lifespan. This training is designed for the therapist who has an advanced knowledge and experience in the use of sandtray.  This training will focus on the person of the therapist and how to use sandtray within the framework of the clinician’s theoretical orientation. Experiential activities are an integral part of the training. Participants will build and process multiple sandtrays during the 2 day training. Lecture, group and didactic experiences are part of the training.  Participation in experiential activities will give clinicians the tools and experience to use in working with their clients immediately.

Goals and Objectives 

  • Participants will evaluate the use of Sandtray in Play Therapy and counseling with specific issues

  • Participants will analyze case studies and case conceptualization

  • Participants will create experiential sandtrays that can be incorporated in Play Therapy and counseling

  • Participants will identify the brain processes activated in sandtray

  • Participants will identify the use of the Window of Tolerance and Zones of Regulation in Sandtray in Play Therapy and Counseling 

  • Participants will examine how ethical principles play a part in utilizing sandtray in play therapy and counseling

  • Participants will examine the use of Sandtray in Counseling and Play  Therapy into selected counseling theories 

  • Participants will identify their counseling theory and integrate Sandtray into their current counseling theory

  • Participants will examine how ethical principles play a part in utilizing sandtray in Play Therapy and Counseling 

  • Participants will evaluate the use of Sandtray  in Play Therapy and Counseling with special populations

  • Participants will evaluate the use of Sandtray in Play Therapy and Counseling with groups 

  • Participants will construct experiential sandtrays that can be incorporated in Play Therapy and Counseling

Day 1 Goals

Day 2 goals

  • Examine the use of Sandtray in Counseling and Play Therapy into selected counseling theories 

  • Participants will identify their counseling theory and integrate Sandtray into their current counseling theory

  • Participants will examine how ethical principles play a part in utilizing sandtray in Play Therapy and Counseling 

  • Construct experiential sandtrays that can be incorporated in Play Therapy and counseling

  • Participants will evaluate the use of Sandtray in Play Therapy and counseling with specific issues

  • Participants will analyze case studies and case conceptualization

  • Participants will create experiential sandtrays that can be incorporated in Play Therapy and counseling

  • Participants will identify the brain processes activated in sandtray

  • Participants will identify the use of the Window of Tolerance and Zones of Regulation in Sandtray in Play Therapy and Counseling 

  • Participants will examine how ethical principles play a part in utilizing sandtray in play therapy and counseling

About the Presenter

Kay Pantier, MSE, MS, LPC-S, LMFT-S, TA-S

Registered Play Therapist Supervisor

Kay Pantier is a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Supervisor and a Registered Play Therapist Supervisor. She has specializations in trauma, play therapy, technology assisted counseling and supervision. Kay is trained by EMDRIA in the EMDR model for working with trauma. Kay graduated with her counseling degree from John Brown University in 2008. She has 25 years of experience as a former elementary school teacher and principal.

Kay specializes in working with families and children. She has a passion for helping those who help others and enjoys training other professionals in sandtray therapy, play therapy, trauma and supervision.

Accomodations

Please see below a list of hotels that are within close proximity to our training area. We have also provided a list of different restaurants that are close to the area. Please feel free to ask our staff about any other activities to do or restaurants to visit. We hope you enjoy your time in Northwest Arkansas! 

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