2021 Zoom Training REGISTRATION 

February 13, 9:00am -12:00pm Zoom Training

Using the Healing Power of Sandplay in Play Therapy to Support Students Experiencing Grief and Loss

Presented by: Stephanie Pargas, LCSW, CCST-T


This a 3-hour interactive presentation that will provide training in sandtray and play therapy with children who are experiencing grief and loss in schools. Participants will have the opportunity to utilize experiential play based sandtray activities with children in a school setting.
*Due to the COVID-19 health crisis, this one-time online event has been approved by Association for Play Therapy for three contact CEs.*


Participants will be able to do the following upon completion of this training:

1.     Discuss the origins of Sandplay in Play Therapy

2.     Identify key components of using sandplay in the play therapy process

3.     Describe the process of how to become a CCST or SB-CCST

4.     Explain how grief affects children and how behaviors may manifest in a school or play therapy setting

5.     Apply through experiential learning on how to utilize sandplay and play therapy to support students experiencing grief and 


Stephanie Pargas


Stephanie Pargas has worked as a medical social worker providing crisis and bereavement counseling to patients and their families in the NICU, Pediatric, and Pediatric Trauma units. Stephanie loved working with her clients but transitioned to the school setting to provide counseling services to at risk children. Stephanie is a trauma clinician who utilizes the power of sandtray therapy to help facilitate deep, meaningful and safe healing to her students. Stephanie is a Certified Clinical Sandtray Therapist and Trainer who is passionate about educating school based therapists, social workers, and counselors about the healing power of sandtray therapy. Stephanie keeps herself busy through professional development, as she is currently in the processing of becoming a Registered Play Therapist and an EMDR certified Trauma Therapist.

To register for the training, please pay first via the Paypal button below, and then fill out the short registration form by clicking Register Now

Current TSTA Member: $50
Non-Member: $75
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And yes, APT, TSTA & State Licensure CEU's are included!

Hope to see you then!
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