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Professional Workshops

Fall of 2023

Working with children who come from divorced or divorcing families poses unique legal and ethically challenges for the Play Therapist. Learn your legal and ethical obligations to both the child, and divorcing or divorced parents, to ensure the focus of your work is on providing play therapy, not entrapped in exhausting custody, visitation, or placement battles.

  • Participants will be able to identify 5 strategies to navigate using play therapy with children who are from divorced or divorcing families.
  • Participants will be able to cite 3 specific sections of the ACA, AAMFT, NASW, APA ethical codes and Washington State Law that help guide the use of play therapy when working with children of divorcing or divorced parents.
  • Participants will be able to list 4 best practice tips when using play therapy with children of divorced or divorcing families.
  • Participants will be able to independently assess 2 concerns and detail a plan of action related to a play therapy case example provided.

Presentation Information

  • Presenter: Becky Rudd PhD, MA, MBA, LMHC, LMFT, NCC, RPT-S
  • Friday November 10, 2023
  • Center for Solace | 407 E 2nd Ave Ste 250 Spokane WA 99202
  • 9am -12:15pm
  • 3 APT CE and NBCC CE
  • Registration: $120

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This interactive presentation will provide you with both the knowledge and skill to incorporate the sand tray into your practice with all age ranges. Learn how the sand tray can be a great adjunct to your current therapeutic approach and help your client further his or her understanding and insight. The speaker has a wide range of clinical experience using sand tray with children, teens to adults and families and will provide a host of examples and practical applications. This training will cover the philosophy of sand tray use in therapy, to setting up your own tray in a variety of settings (i.e., office, school or portable). You will have the opportunity to watch a sand tray example then create your own sand tray to fully incorporate this technique into your repertoire. 

Learning Objectives

  • Learn about sand tray play therapy through various theoretical orientations as a form of play therapy
  • Learn about the sandplay miniatures, other necessary equipment and storage for a variety of clinical settings
  • Learn how to conduct a sandplay session including prompts, probes, non-directive and directive approaches
  • Experience receiving and providing sandplay therapy with provided equipment
  • Learn how to document sandplay sessions

About the Presentation

  • Presenter: Becky Rudd PhD, MA, MBA, LMHC, LMFT, NCC, RPT-S
  • New Date to be determined
  • Center for Solace | 407 E 2nd Ave Ste 250 Spokane WA 99202
  • 8:30-4:30pm
  • 6 APT CE and NBCC CE
  • Registration: $235

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Facilitated By: Tiffany Kelly MS, LMHC, CMHS, NCC

Description: The Stewards of Children program will increase knowledge, improve attitudes and change child-protective behaviors.  

Who: This program is for any responsible adult who cares about the welfare of children.  It is also appropriate for youth-serving organizations and personnel. 

Topics Covered: 

  • Facts about the problem of child sexual abuse 
  • The types of situations in which child sexual abuse might occur 
  • Simple, effective strategies for protecting children from sexual abuse 
  • The importance of talking about the prevention of sexual abuse with children and other adults 
  • The signs of sexual abuse so that you might intervene and be able to react responsibly 

What Outcomes You Can Expect: 

  • Increased awareness of the prevalence, consequences and circumstances of child sexual abuse 
  • New skills to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to child sexual abuse 
  • Individual commitment to action via a persona prevention plan 

Cost: $20 per person

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Center for Solace is Approved Providers for the Following

Center For Solace PLLC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7237. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Center For Solace PLLC is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Grievence and Refund Policy

Registration free (minus $25) will be refunded if notice of cancellation is received in writing no later than 14 days prior to the training. A 50% refund will be granted if a request is received between 13 and 3 days prior to the event. Unfortunately, we are unable to refund registration fees less than 2 days from the conference date. 

If you have a compliant regarding the speaker, workshop leader, contents of instructional materials being presented or an individual educational style being utilized, we request that you discuss these concerns directly with the speaker first. If unavailable, please contact us via email or phone and ask to speak with the Workshop Program Coordinator. 

If your complaint concerns a continuing education activity, its content, level of presentation, or facilities the workshop was held, please contact our Workshop Program Coordinator at Center for Solace. If the offered resolution is not satisfactory to the participant, the individual may appeal to the Executive Team at Center for Solace.