Add to calendar 2018-01-15 08:30:00 2018-01-16 16:30:00 America/Chicago Evanston, IL (January 15-16, 2018) Sunshine Circles Evanston, IL: January 15-16, 2018 Trainers: Andrea Bushala 8:30am - 4:30pm Fees:$350 for non-members | $325 for Theraplay Association mem Evanston, IL false YYYY/MM/DD
Where: The Theraplay Institute , 1840 Oak Ave. Suite 320, Evanston, IL 60201 (US).

Phone:  1-847-256-7334

Travel and Hotel Information

Event description:

Sunshine Circles

Evanston, IL: January 15-16, 2018

Trainers: Andrea Bushala

8:30am - 4:30pm

$350 for non-members | $325 for Theraplay Association members
$295 Bring a Friend
$295 Student Discount (To register as a student submit proof here!)
Level One Graduates, you may register for just the second day of Sunshine Circles: $175 for non-members | $150 for Theraplay Association members

Pricing and booking policies vary at international training (outside of the U.S.) Please contact us   and we will put you in touch with international training sponsors for more information.

Learn how to introduce this amazing social emotional developmental program to your school! This training is designed for teachers and the professionals who support them—social workers, school counselors/psychologists, early childhood specialists and others.  Sunshine Circles can be used with children of any age, but are best known for pre-school/early years classrooms and special education settings.

Sunshine Circles have been getting great results in the districts in which they have been introduced!

Adding Sunshine Circles to your classroom will:

  • Create an atmosphere that is warm, nurturing, engaging and challenging
  • Meet the basic needs of children so they can be freed emotionally to explore their world
  • Promote warm relationships between children and adults and friendships among peers
  • Engage hard-to-reach children
  • Bring fun and exuberance into the lives of children
  • Place emphasis on cooperation between children
  • Encourage children to learn and practice self- control 
  • Enhance trust of others through concrete, personal and positive experiences
  • Help children with regulatory disorders and tactile issues
  • Simultaneously address cognitive, social and emotional development

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the four dimensions of Theraplay, a modality of play therapy
  • Apply Theraplay principles to group treatment in a school setting
  • Develop skills in using the group rules and group techniques in a school setting through practice
  • Demonstrate how to adapt the use of group Theraplay with various populations
  • Describe how nurturing and regulating physical connection can assist a child to feel calm and more organized in a group setting
  • Describe three techniques for managing resistance and problem situations in groups
  • List a variety of material and activities that are appropriate for the group Theraplay, a modality of play therapy
  • List three strategies for incorporating Theraplay in daily interactions with children in the classroom

 For group rates please contact

Registration options:
Add to cart Qty Ticket Name Ticket Price
Sunshine Circles (Standard)
( Sunshine Circles )
$ 350.00
Sunshine Circles (Members)
( SC Member )
$ 325.00
Bring a Friend $ 295.00
Student Discount $ 295.00
Level One Graduate 2nd Day (Standard) $ 175.00
Level One Graduate 2nd Day (Members) $ 150.00

Event Registration