Central San Joaquin Valley Chapter

Upcoming events

    • 09/23/2021
    • 09/24/2021
    • 2 sessions
    • Zoom
    Register

    The Power of Sandtray: The Work of Individuals, Families, and Partners

    THIS IS A 2-DAY EVENT

    Cost is for a full-day event.

    Presented by: Karen Burke, LPC-S, RPT-S, CCST-T


    Day 1 (Thursday, 9/23/2021)

    The Importance of Boundaries & Creating a Safe & Protected Space


    Day 2 (Friday, 9/24/2021)

    Relationship Work


    Sandtray is a wonderful way to tap into hard-to-reach places with our clients. When we decide to utilize this modality, it is important that we understand how to provide an experience that is safe and that allows our clients to do the work they are meant to do. In this 2-day training, we will tap into the elements that are important for both individual and family sandtray work.

    Course Syllabus
    Learning Objectives

    Participants will be able to:

    1. Describe the appropriate reasons for offering sandtray therapy to clients

    2. Discuss developmental trauma considerations when choosing to use sandtray therapy

    3. Explain the 3 therapeutic components needed for change using sandtray therapy

    4. Discuss the elements that are needed to create a Free & Protected space

    5. Apply affect regulation techniques to optimize sandtray therapy effectiveness

    6. Utilize the guidelines for family & couples in sandtray therapy

    Course Outline

    I have a PowerPoint that I will send as we get closer. You can share with participants if you would like. Until then, these are the topics that will be covered each day.

    Day One:

    Why Sandtray

    Implicit/Explicit Memory

    Developmental Trauma Considerations

    Opportunity for Change

    3 Components of Change in Sandtray

    How Play Allows Us to Go Low

    Elements of Positive Neurodevelopmental Experience

    Affect Regulation

    Free & Protected Space

    Experiential Exercise-building

    Day Two:

    Relationship Work

    Experiential Exercise-checking in with miniatures

    Why Sandtray Works for Couples or Family

    Family Systems with Kids

    How it Works with Multiple Builders

    Experiential Exercise-talking to adults about sandtray

    Processing After a Build

    Directive vs. Nondirective

    Experiential Exercise-group work

    Using Miniatures Outside of the Tray



    Karen Burke, LPC-S, RPT-S, CCST-T

    Karen is a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor in the state of Texas. She owns her own business and has been in private practice for 12 years. She is also a Registered Play Therapist Supervisor and Certified SandTray Therapist Trainer. Karen began her sandtray training with Dr. Thresa Kestly in 1999 while attending graduate school in New Mexico. She cofounded Austin SandTray Association (ASTA) as well as Texas SandTray Association (TSTA). She is currently the Past President of TSTA. She uses sandtray therapy with children, adults, families, and couples.

    Karen has been using the sandtray modality for over 20 years. She is the Past President of Texas SandTray Association and been providing sandtray training for over 15 years.


    The Refund Policy of CAMFT - CSJV Chapter, Inc is as follows: Fees for chapter events are nonrefundable except in the case the event is cancelled or rescheduled. 

    Should you have a grievance, question or concerns regarding this course, the instructor, or any other aspects of our Continuing Education Program, please contact the Continuing Education Program Administrator or Chapter President. Contact information can be found on our website at www.camft-csjvchapter.org. Our Program Administrator will work diligently to rectify your concerns to your satisfactory as quickly as possible.

    Facilities in which CAMFT - CSJV Chapter, Inc have agreed to utilize are accessible to persons with disabilities. If you have a special need and plan to attend the workshop, please contact Michael Crile, at (559) 931-5618 or michael.crile.lmft@gmail.com. Please allow as much advanced notice as is possible to ensure that we have ample time to meet your required needs.

    This individual course meets the qualifications for 6 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs , LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. CAMFT - CSJV Chapter, Inc is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and LEPs. CAMFT - CSJV Chapter, Inc maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content. (CEP #62276)

    • 09/24/2021
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • https://meet.google.com/vwf-adty-rzt
    Register

    Are you feeling isolated in private practice? Do you need some balance in your life? Are you scratching your head and wondering what another therapist would do with your client?

    Are you looking to relax, join with other clinicians, share your knowledge, glean wisdom and honest feedback from others, and reflect on your practice in a safe, confidential space?

    Then, we're excited to have you join us! We meet the first Friday of each month...register once and you'll get a reminder before each session. 

    CAMFT - CSJV Chapter is inviting you to a scheduled online consultation meeting.

    Topic: Last Friday Clinical Consult group CAMFT - CSJV Chapter

    Time: This is a recurring meeting online meeting at this secure link:

    https://meet.google.com/vwf-adty-rzt


    • 10/29/2021
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • https://meet.google.com/vwf-adty-rzt
    Registration is closed

    Are you feeling isolated in private practice? Do you need some balance in your life? Are you scratching your head and wondering what another therapist would do with your client?

    Are you looking to relax, join with other clinicians, share your knowledge, glean wisdom and honest feedback from others, and reflect on your practice in a safe, confidential space?

    Then, we're excited to have you join us! We meet the first Friday of each month...register once and you'll get a reminder before each session. 

    CAMFT - CSJV Chapter is inviting you to a scheduled online consultation meeting.

    Topic: Last Friday Clinical Consult group CAMFT - CSJV Chapter

    Time: This is a recurring meeting online meeting at this secure link:

    https://meet.google.com/vwf-adty-rzt


    • 11/13/2021
    • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    • ZOOM

    Bio:

    Nabil Hassan El-Ghoroury, PhD, CAE, is the Executive Director of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT). In this role he represents over 32,000 marriage and family therapists and trainees in the state of California. 

    Prior to going to CAMFT, Nabil served as Associate Executive Director at the American Psychological Association (APA), where he directed the American Psychological Association of Graduate Students (APAGS), the graduate student group within APA. In this role he functioned as the CEO of a medium-sized association (approximately 28,000 members), providing leadership, management, coordination and evaluation of all projects and activities for the organization. 

    Dr. El-Ghoroury practiced as a pediatric psychologist for 7 years at MetroHealth Medical Center. He was faculty in Case School of Medicine in Pediatrics and the Center for Reducing Health Disparities. He was also adjunct faculty in the Department of Psychology at Case Western Reserve University. Nabil saw patients with a variety of mental health and health conditions in the Pediatrics Department, served as the consulting psychologist for a bilingual pediatric primary care clinic. As his clinic’s only bilingual (Spanish-speaking) mental health provider at the time, Nabil treated many monolingual Spanish-speaking and bilingual children and families. While he was working at MetroHealth, he received loan repayment through the National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program. 

    Nabil has been recognized by his peers for his work. He won the Student Research Prize from the Autism Special Interest Group of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy for his master’s thesis examining how family members played with children with autism. He was awarded the Achievement in Public Information Award by the Ohio Psychological Association in recognition of providing media outreach in Spanish after the Virginia Tech shooting. Most recently, he was accepted into American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Diversity Executive Leadership Program for 2016-2018.

    Dr. El-Ghoroury has been involved in associations as a leader. He was a founding board member of the American Arab, North African, and Middle Easter Psychological Association. He served as Chair of the Committee on Early Career Psychologists for APA. He volunteered as Chair of the Public Education Campaign for the Ohio Psychological Association. He was a student representative to the APA Ethics Code Task, where he helped update the ethical standards that are followed by all psychologists in the US. Currently he serves on the Ethics Committee for ASAE. 

    Nabil has presented at numerous national conferences on topics related to student and professional development in psychology, leadership opportunities for graduate students, social media, and health and educational disparities in autism. He has spoken frequently about how to afford graduate school and has described the NHSC Loan Repayment Program to numerous audiences of students and recent doctorate.

    He was a keynote speaker for the 2012 Hawaii Psychological Association annual conference. Fully fluent in Spanish, he has presented in Spanish at several conferences in Latin America, including Ecuador, Bolivia, Colombia, and Cuba.

    Nabil received his Bachelor’s in psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles, and his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Binghamton University.

    It is the Refund Policy of Central San Joaquin Valley Chapter of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists is as follows: Fees for chapter events are nonrefundable except in the case the event is cancelled or rescheduled. Due to the current pandemic issues facing our country, refunds will be considered by the Continuing Education committee and Board of Directors.

    Should you have a grievance, question or concerns regarding this course, the instructor, or any other aspects of our Continuing Education Program, please contact the Continuing Education Program Administrator or Chapter President. Contact information can be found on our website at www.camft-csjvchapter.org. Our Program Administrator will work diligently to rectify your concerns to your satisfactory as quickly as possible.

    Facilities in which Central San Joaquin Valley Chapter of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists have agreed to utilize are accessible to persons with disabilities. If you have a special need and plan to attend the workshop, please contact Michael Crile, at (559) 931-5618 or Michael.crile.amft@gmail.com. Please allow as much advanced notice as is possible to ensure that we have ample time to meet your required needs.

    Course meets the qualifications for 2 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs , LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Central San Joaquin Valley Chapter of CAMFT is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and LEPs. Central San Joaquin Valley Chapter of CAMFT maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content. (CEP #62276)

    • 11/26/2021
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • https://meet.google.com/vwf-adty-rzt
    Registration is closed

    Are you feeling isolated in private practice? Do you need some balance in your life? Are you scratching your head and wondering what another therapist would do with your client?

    Are you looking to relax, join with other clinicians, share your knowledge, glean wisdom and honest feedback from others, and reflect on your practice in a safe, confidential space?

    Then, we're excited to have you join us! We meet the first Friday of each month...register once and you'll get a reminder before each session. 

    CAMFT - CSJV Chapter is inviting you to a scheduled online consultation meeting.

    Topic: Last Friday Clinical Consult group CAMFT - CSJV Chapter

    Time: This is a recurring meeting online meeting at this secure link:

    https://meet.google.com/vwf-adty-rzt


    • 12/31/2021
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • https://meet.google.com/vwf-adty-rzt
    Registration is closed

    Are you feeling isolated in private practice? Do you need some balance in your life? Are you scratching your head and wondering what another therapist would do with your client?

    Are you looking to relax, join with other clinicians, share your knowledge, glean wisdom and honest feedback from others, and reflect on your practice in a safe, confidential space?

    Then, we're excited to have you join us! We meet the first Friday of each month...register once and you'll get a reminder before each session. 

    CAMFT - CSJV Chapter is inviting you to a scheduled online consultation meeting.

    Topic: Last Friday Clinical Consult group CAMFT - CSJV Chapter

    Time: This is a recurring meeting online meeting at this secure link:

    https://meet.google.com/vwf-adty-rzt


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If you have ever been a member and the system won’t let you get member pricing, you need to renew your membership first.  If you have questions, please contact us at csjvcamft@gmail.com

Some CEU workshops are graciously hosted by Fresno Pacific University in the North Hall (off of Chestnut and Butler streets) - Please refer to the map below or download it here.

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Most of our training events and workshops are graciously hosted by Fresno Pacific University in the North Hall (off of Chestnut and Butler streets) - Please refer to the map below or download it here.


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