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YEAR LONG TRAINING IN PLAY THERAPY 2014-2015
With
CARLA SHARP, APRN, RPT-S, CST-T
PLAY THERAPY CENTER OF HAWAII, LLC
APT Approved Provider 04-153
315 Uluniu St.  #207
Kailua, HI  96734
808-261-0066

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CLASSES ARE HELD ON SATURDAY AFTERNOONS FROM 1:00 PM TO 5.00 PM IN THE OFFICES OF:

DR. JENNY UNNO-LEE, LMHC, NCC LOCATED AT
98-030 HEKAHA STREET, BUILDING 7, UNIT 3 IN AIEA, HAWAII
(JUST OFF KAM HIGHWAY AND BEHIND CUTTER FORD)

PRESENTER: 
Carla Sharp is a child psychiatric nurse trained in play therapy at the University of California at San Francisco in 1972 and 1973.  She has been working therapeutically with children since 1971 when she was a cottage parent at a residential treatment center in Honolulu.   She has had a long-standing interest in Jungian psychology and special training in this field over many years.  She became the first Registered Play Therapist Supervisor in Hawaii in 1992.  In 1996 she founded the Hawaii Association for Play Therapy and became a Certified Sandplay Therapist-Teacher. She also teaches sandplay therapy classes through the Sandplay Therapists of Hawaii.

CO-PRESENTER:
Dr. Jenny Unno-Lee, Ed.D., LMHC, NCC
Jenny Unno-Lee is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, and a Nationally Certified Counselor in the State of Hawaii.  She received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Hawaii and a M.S. in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from Chaminade University in Honolulu, Hawaii.  She completed her Ed.D. in Counseling Psychology with a concentration in Higher Education and Supervision from Argosy University in Hawaii. She has worked as a Behavioral Health Specialist for the DOE, servicing elementary school-aged children, and currently has her own private practice. Her professional interests include treating children and families, trauma, attachment, and play therapy.

Begins September 20, 2014 and ends August 15, 2015 (approximate end date)

QUARTER 1
1. Introduction to Play Therapy
2. Understanding the Roots of Play Therapy in Freud, Rank and Jung
3. Axline’s Eight Basic Principles
4. Understanding Play from a Developmental Perspective: Play from the First Stage
5. First Stage Continued:  Understanding Attachment
6. Play from the Second Stage: Autonomy vs. Shame and Doubt and the Role of  Limit Setting
7. Play from the Third Stage:  Initiative vs. Guilt: the Role of Fantasy
8. Responding and Reflecting:  The Use of Words in Play Therapy
9. The Three Stages of Play Therapy

QUARTER 2
10. Session One: Meeting the parents and explaining play therapy to parents. Session Two to Four:   Using Art in Assessment:  The Human Figure Drawing
11. The Human Figure Drawing, Part II
12. Using Art in Assessment:  The Kinetic Family Drawing
13. Session Five:  Using Play in the Assessment of the Family:  My Build-A-House technique
14. Build-A-House Technique, Part II
15. Session Six:  Feedback to Parents; Session Seven:  The Use of Play in Treatment
16. Use of Modeling Clay in Play Therapy
17. Use of Puppets in Play Therapy
18. Use of Play in the Expression and Mastery of Anger
19. Responding and Reflecting:  Interpretation within the Play Therapy Metaphor

QUARTER 3
20. Understanding the Dynamics of Childhood Grief
21. Play Therapy Techniques with the Bereaved Child
22. Forming Play Therapy Groups with Children
23. Play Therapy Case Presentation: An 8 year old boy who lost his father
24. Understanding the Dynamics of Childhood Trauma:  PTSD in Children
25. Play Techniques with Traumatized Children
26. Play Therapy Case Presentation:  A 5 year old boy who witnessed severe domestic violence
27. Understanding the Dynamics of Childhood Sexual Abuse
28. Play Techniques with the Sexually Abused Child
29. Play Therapy Case Study:  An 8 year old girl abused by her father

QUARTER 4
30. The Rationale for Integrating Family Therapy and Play Therapy:  Fundamentals and History
31. Techniques for Use in Assessment and Treatment, Family Art Therapy, Part I
32. Family Art Therapy, Part II: 
33. Using Puppets in Family Assessment and Treatment
34. Reattachment Play Therapy (Sharp)
35. Filial Play Therapy
36. Case Presentation: Integrating individual play therapy and family play therapy: the case of an 8 year old girl and her mother who experienced a disrupted attachment.

Total:  135 contact hours of instruction in play therapy by APT provider 04-153.

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315 Uluniu Street, Suite 207, Kailua, Hawaii 96734    *    Phone: 808-261-0066    *    Fax: 808-261-0096    *    carlasharp@hawaii.rr.com