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Sunshine Circles

Sunshine Circles adapts Theraplay’s child and family modality of play therapy from a dyadic parent-child intervention to a group format for schools. Sunshine Circles are play therapy-based groups with adult-directed structured sessions with playful, nurturing, and cooperative activities that enhance the emotional well-being of children. Experience of working in a classroom setting is required. 

Learning Objectives

  • Apply Theraplay principles to group play therapy treatment in a school setting

  • Adapt skills from Group Theraplay to use in a school setting through practice

  • Demonstrate how to adapt Group Theraplay with various populations 

  • Interpret negative classroom behaviors through a trauma-focused lens

Features

  • Teacher, social worker, and counselor specific

  • Engage hard to reach children

Upcoming Trainings

  • Sunshine Circles
    Sunshine Circles
    Mon, 04 Mar
    Greater Geelong
    04 Mar 2024, 9:00 am AEDT – 05 Mar 2024, 4:30 pm AEDT
    Greater Geelong, 31-39 Kensington Rd, Leopold VIC 3224, Australia
    04 Mar 2024, 9:00 am AEDT – 05 Mar 2024, 4:30 pm AEDT
    Greater Geelong, 31-39 Kensington Rd, Leopold VIC 3224, Australia
    Learn how to introduce this amazing, evidence based, social-emotional development group to your school.
  • Sunshine Circles
    Sunshine Circles
    Thu, 21 Mar
    Melbourne
    21 Mar 2024, 9:00 am AEDT – 22 Mar 2024, 4:30 pm AEDT
    Melbourne, 1 Queen St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
    21 Mar 2024, 9:00 am AEDT – 22 Mar 2024, 4:30 pm AEDT
    Melbourne, 1 Queen St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
    Learn how to introduce this amazing, evidence based, social-emotional development group to your school.
  • Sunshine Circles
    Sunshine Circles
    Thu, 09 May
    Greater Geelong
    09 May 2024, 9:00 am AEST – 10 May 2024, 4:30 pm AEST
    Greater Geelong, 31-39 Kensington Rd, Leopold VIC 3224, Australia
    09 May 2024, 9:00 am AEST – 10 May 2024, 4:30 pm AEST
    Greater Geelong, 31-39 Kensington Rd, Leopold VIC 3224, Australia
    Learn how to introduce this amazing, evidence based, social-emotional development group to your school.
  • Sunshine Circles
    Sunshine Circles
    Thu, 13 June
    Brisbane
    13 June 2024, 9:00 am AEST – 14 June 2024, 4:30 pm AEST
    Brisbane, 24 Gaskell St, Eight Mile Plains QLD 4113, Australia
    13 June 2024, 9:00 am AEST – 14 June 2024, 4:30 pm AEST
    Brisbane, 24 Gaskell St, Eight Mile Plains QLD 4113, Australia
    Learn how to introduce this amazing, evidence based, social-emotional development group to your school.
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