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Trauma – Strategies for Resolving the Impact of Post-Traumatic Stress
Ottawa: February 12-13, 2018;  London: February 13-14, 2018;  Toronto: February 14-15, 2018

Understanding Mental Health Concerns in Children and Youth
Toronto: March 5, 2018;  Ottawa: March 5, 2018; London: March 6, 2018;  Thunder Bay: March 7, 2018

Autism – Strategies for Self-Regulation, Learning and Challenging Behaviours
Ottawa: April 9-10, 2018;  Mississauga: April 11-12, 2018

Walking Through Grief – Helping Others Deal with Loss
London: May 7-8, 2018;   Toronto: May 9-10, 2018;   Ottawa: May 14-15, 2018


The Canadian Association for Child and Play Therapy (CACPT) presents

Workshops: Here is the link: https://cacpt.com/workshops/

5 Day Certificate in Sandtray
Barbara Jones Warrick M.Ed, RP, CPT-S
Thursday to Monday November 30th to December 4th
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Toronto, ON

Overview: Building on the Introduction to Sandtray component of the CACPT Level II training, this workshop offers participants opportunities to further develop their knowledge, understanding and skill in the use of sand tray therapy. Each day will focus on a specific topic where participants will be presented with some of the underlying theory, receive instruction in how to implement this aspect of sand tray and practice in small groups. Each day will finish with feedback for participants and opportunities to discuss and ask questions arising from their work.

Learning Objectives
Non-directive Approaches to Sand Tray
Participants will learn how to take a non-directive approach to sand tray therapy including: how to witness and “be with” clients, reflective commenting and interactive work.
Developmental Approaches to Sand Tray
Participants will learn what to expect in the sand trays of children at various stages of development, how to understand trays that do not fit with a child’s age and indicators in the tray of developmental trauma and mental illness.
Using Sand Tray Therapy in Assessment
Participants will learn the risks and benefits of interpretation in sand tray work and how to employ sand tray as an assessment tool.
Narrative Approaches to Sand Tray
Participants will learn how to employ sand tray to support clients in expressing, understanding and changing the stories in their lives that no longer serve
Amplifications in Sand Tray World Play
Participants will learn how to explore amplifications of “what shows up” in the sand tray through various expressive arts approaches including visual arts, creative writing, movement, voice and drama

For Further Information and Registration Forms:
To register click on this link: https://cacpt.com/events/5-day-certificate-in-sandtray/
For complete information click on this link: https://cacpt.com/workshops/
Contact Kip Sharpe at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 519-827-1506, ext. 2