The 2 days of LandPlay training will
Give you an opportunity to explore how it feels to step out of the box and work outside with your clients.
Being outdoors enables the client to grow stronger neural pathways in the 'foundation' brain.
Sensory play comes naturally when we are in an outdoor environment.
Landplay is predominantly a non-directed therapy allowing the child to make own decisions and seek his/her own solutions .
LandPlay Therapy method is based in the usual indoor play room ( the box) but also utilises a safe outdoor therapeutic space.
LandPlay is included in the play therapy referral process and must have parental consent. Risk assessment is shared and
LandPlay Therapy upholds Axline 8 Principles, PTUK ethical principles, and competencies of professional standards.
TRAINING IN LANDPLAY
LandPlay training provides instruction
on how to establish safe outdoor practice
LandPlay training is experiential ; you will embody the richer and more diverse sensory experiences for yourself.
The training will provide information on Mind-Body communication and experiential
exercises will help participants feel the shifts in their own conscious awareness of connection between emotion and physical response.
The training will provide you with ideas for directed activities which can be used to encourage the client to
creatively explore the natural materials and space.
LandPlay Training is predominantly experiential and is grounded in Jungian theory of archetypal energies, Attachment Theory, Neurobiological benefits of being outdoors:
THEORY: Carl Jung,Neumann, Hill and theory of archetypes, Richard Louv (Engaging Children in Nature) Alistair Seaman (Grounds for Learning) child development theories including Attachment, neuropsychology and the three essential brain
builders; Sensory,Constructive,Narrative Play, Dr Sue Jennings theory of EPR plus more . We will look at psychophysiology and deepen understanding of the science that explores mind-body connection.
LandPlay has at the heart of its philosophy the human need to connect to the earth.The training will deepen understanding of the significance of 'The Great Mother' archetype and the static feminine energy.
LandPlay will help the client become
familiar and secure within a small natural space, to watch the changes, to smell, hear, see touch,taste - our sense are so much more alive when we are outside
WHO CAN APPLY?
LandPlay is a post qualifying
course and all qualified Play Therapists and Child Counsellors may apply
disclaimer : All participants are responsible for maintaining their safe and ethical practice and abiding by their professional membership organisation policies and procedures