Richmont is opening a portion of this graduate course from the Certificate in Child & Adolescent Counseling to Richmont alumni and the surrounding community for Continuing Education.
When: February 12 & February 13, 2021 / 9:00am-5:00pm EST
(1 hour lunch break each day)
Where: Live webinar *Zoom information will be sent one week prior to the training
Presenter: Michael Lyles, LPC-S, LMFT-S, RPT-S & Renee Holdo, MA
CEs: 12 CEs Awarded. No partial credit awarded.
Marshall Lyles, LPC-S, LMFT-S, RPT-S, has 20 years of practice in family and play therapy. Drawing on lessons learned from working with attachment trauma in a variety of mental health settings, Marshall regularly teaches on trauma, expressive therapies, and attachment-informed family work around the globe. In addition to maintaining a small clinical practice, Marshall also conducts supervision and consultation sessions with counseling professionals who are pursuing EMDR certification and RPT status, often with a particular focus on the use of sandtray therapy. Marshall has published in professional journals and magazines in addition to contributing to the books Counseling Families: Play-Based Treatment and EMDR with Children in the Play Therapy Room: An Integrated Approach.
Renee Holdo serves as Resident Play Therapist at the Richmont Trauma Center specializing in Child-centered Play Therapy, Activity Therapy, Expressive Arts Therapy, and Child Parent Relationship Therapy Training. She earned her Master of Arts degree in Marriage and Family at Richmont Graduate University and received her Post-masters training in Child-Centered Play Therapy at the University of North Texas. Currently, Renee is pursuing a Ph.D, in Marriage and Family Therapy specializing in Children and Adolescents, and has taken an active role in assisting in the creation of the newly redesigned Child and Adolescent certificate program at Richmont Graduate University.
This course will blend lecture, discussion, and experience as the basic skills and protocols of sandtray-based play therapy are introduced for use with all ages.
Learning Objectives: As a result of this seminar, participants will be able to:
Continuing Education: 12 CEs Awarded. No partial credit awarded.
Target Audience: Psychologists, Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, Play Therapists, Social Workers, Graduate Students
Level of Audience: Beginners
9 am – 12 pm
Opening sandtray activity
Discuss how the history of sandtray therapy and play therapy evolved into current day practices
1 pm – 5 pm
Discuss and experience sandtray therapy materials
Work with protocols of a standard sandtray therapy session
Closing sandtray activity
9 am – 12 pm
Opening sandtray experience
Work with sandtray prompts from perspective of different clinical theories
Practice processing of created sandtray worlds
1 pm – 5 pm
Practice sandtray therapy sessions in dyads
Discuss modifications needed for group sandtray therapy
Closing group sandtray experience
Refunds: In order to receive a full refund, requests must be made prior to Friday, February 5th.
Please direct your questions regarding this seminar to Martha Busby at firstname.lastname@example.org or 404.835.6121..
There is no known commercial support for this program.
Richmont Graduate University has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 4534. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identifited. RGU is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
Richmont Graduate University is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Richmont Graduate University maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
APT: Due to COVID-19 health concerns, this one-time online event has been approved by APT for 12 contact CE hours.
Sponsored BY MARSHALL LYLES, LPC-S, LMFT-S, RPT-S, APT APPROVED PROVIDER #17-508