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2018 Conference: Jungian Play Therapy and Sand Play

Day 1: Jungian Play Therapy: Guiding Children Toward an Undefended Heart

Day 2: Jungian Sandplay Therapy with Children: Psyche at Play

Columbia, MO June 8-9, 2018

Join MAPT in welcoming Dr. Eric Green to Columbia, MO! Conference is scheduled for June 8 & 9, 2018. This year conference will be hosted in Columbia, MO at the Stoney Creek Inn. The Stoney Creek Inn is located in the heart of Columbia with quick access to the downtown area, MU campus, local trails and lots of restaurants and entertainment activities.

REGISTRATION IS OPEN!!!! There is limited seating so sign up quick! Early bird pricing will be available until May 7, 2018!

Our Presenter: Dr. Eric Green PhD, LPC-S, RPT-S, Sandplay Practitioner 

Eric J Green, Ph. D., LPC-S, RPT-S, Jungian Sandplay Practitioner, is a former Associate Professor of School Counseling at Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN and a current Faculty Associate at the School of Education at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD. He’s the author/editor of four books, including “The Handbook of Jungian Play Therapy”, “Counseling Families: Play-Based Interventions”, “Integrating Expressive Arts and Play Therapy with Children”, and “Play Therapy with Vulnerable Populations: No Child Forgotten”. His recent films produced by Alexander Street Press include, “Jungian Play Therapy and Sandplay”, “Expressive Arts with Adolescents”,”Counseling Families”, and “Transformative School Counseling”. He is a regularly invited speaker on play therapy and sandplay throughout the U.S. and internationally, including recent keynote addresses in Canada, Australia, Hawaii, and Mexico. For more information, along with free resources, visit www.drericgreen.com.

DAY 1

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  1. After the workshop, participants will be able to recall the central premise of guiding children toward an undefended heart through Jungian play therapy and the analytic relationship.
  2. After the workshop, participants will be able to identify two characteristics of play therapists needed to conduct therapy with children from a Jungian perspective.
  3. After the workshop, participants will be able to articulate one research-informed principle supporting play therapy interventions with children from an analytical perspective.
  4. After the workshop, participants will be able to identify the steps to facilitate two Jungian play therapy interventions: (1) mandalas and (2) fairytales.
  5. After the workshop, participants will be able to articulate the definitions for three Jungian concepts: (a) amplification, (b) interpretation, and (c) the transference.
DAY 2

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  1. After the workshop, participants will be able to articulate the basic premise behind the healing power of sandplay therapy with children.
  2. After the workshop, participants will be able to discuss two research findings (relaxation and externalization of difficult feelings) with children for the use of sandplay with diagnostically diverse populations.
  3. After the workshop, participants will be able to compare and contrast Lowenfeld’s “World Technique” and ‘Sand Tray” with Kalff’s ‘Sandplay’.
  4. After the workshop, participants will be able to describe Kalff’s concept of the “free and protected space” in sandplay.
  5. After the workshop, participants will be able to identify appropriate therapist-led verbalizations before and after children generate their sandplay pictures.

 

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