Sandtray Therapy for Neurodiverse Children and Teens

Childhood and adolescence are seasons of intense neurobiological change, which brings a mix of beautiful and painful complexities into the lived experiences of minors. Understanding the internal workings of a neurodiverse mind will support sandtray-focused therapists as they hold compassionate and resonant space for the evolving asymmetrical areas of development. In this workshop, therapists will apply their unfolding awareness of the developing mind to focused play therapy using the sand tray. Less...

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the history of sandtray-based play therapy
  • Discuss the neurobiology of the growing mind and its relevance to sandtray-based play therapy
  • Apply historical understanding of sandtray-based play therapy to work with children and adolescents
  • Discuss sandtray-based play therapy material adaptations that may be needed for sensitive neurodiverse work
  • Apply advanced sandtray-based play therapy processing skills with child and adolescent clients
  • Describe the complexity and impact of therapeutic resonance with a neurodiverse mind in sandtray-based play therapy

Learning Levels

  • Beginner

Thursday, May 18, 2023

Live Interactive Webinar

09:00 AM PDT - 12:00 PM PDT

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EARN 3 CE Credit Hours

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CE Information - Earn 3 CE Credit Hours

CE Approvals

Association of Play Therapists
This workshop meets the qualifications for 3 non-contact CE's as required by the Association for Play Therapy (APT). This workshop meets APT's definition of a Live Webinar. Our Village is approved by APT to offer continuing education specific to play therapy (APT Approved Provider Number: 20-614).

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This workshop meets APT's definition of a Live Webinar.  It is also eligible for 3 non-contact CE's with the Association for Play Therapy. 

APT Provider # 20-614. 

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