Conferences

2018 ANNUAL CONFERENCE

June 29 - Sueann Kenney-Noziska

Integrative Play Therapy for Treatment of Abuse & Trauma

This workshop will emphasize an integrative approach to using play therapy with victims of abuse & trauma in a manner which reduces symptoms & promotes healing, growth, & recovery. Recent research, studies, & literature pertaining to trauma’s impact on the brain, treatment of posttraumatic stress, & trauma-informed treatment will be reviewed. Attendees will learn strategies for addressing the complex treatment needs of abused & traumatized individuals using both posttraumatic play metaphors & directive play therapy interventions.

June 30 - Sharolyn Wallace

2 Half Day Presentations

Puppetry and Storytelling in Play Therapy:
Culturally Relevant for the Ages

Chicks Aren’t Chicken:
Play Therapy Techniques to Empower Girls

 

June 30 - Rose Harriet

An Introduction with Experiential Practice

This seminar will discuss the foundations of Jungian Sandplay as created by Dora Kalff. Based in play therapy, Dora Kalff created a method whereby children are allowed to build their worlds in a free and protected space created by the therapist. Topics introduced in this seminar will include a brief background in Jungian theory as it applies to Sandplay, creating a free and protected space, ethics, symbol, the use of Sandplay in your clinic. Participants will be able to begin understanding what trays teach us in this course. The presentation and significance of first trays in a series will be the focus. This is a unique and enticing presentation for all participants, regardless of previous exposure to Sandplay.

 

June 30 - Kara Carnes Holt

Play Therapy 101: Welcome to The Play Room

Play is the language of children and toys are the words used to express their inner thoughts, feelings, and ever-changing behavior. Play therapy is well-researched and developmentally responsive approach to counseling children. Utilizing the therapeutic relationship as the agent for change with the child facilitates opportunities for children to grow and develop in positive directions. This workshop will provide a basic foundation and understanding of how to implement play therapy skills into your work with children.

 

Event Details

Dates: June 29-30, 2018

Speakers: Sueann Kenney-Noziska, Sharolyn Wallace, Rose Harriet, and Kara Carnes Holt

Location: Holiday Inn Riverton – Conference Center
900 E Sunset Dr, Riverton, WY 82501

Room reservations: Block Room Rates: $102
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