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Training and Events

2017 National Conference - BC

Early Bird registration ends April 15, 2017
Conference registration ends May 5, 2017


Registration Fees:

Members - $375 ($325 for early bird registration)
Non-Members - $475 ($400 for early bird registration)
Students - $200
Gala dinner - $25 for conference attendees & $50 per guest





The Conference will be held at UBC Robson Square Conference Centre.
You can book accommodations at the nearby Holiday Inn at a special rate by using the booking link below.
The group block to use is called BC Play Therapy and the code is BCP.




You can also contact Debbie Chan, Sales Coordinator at Holiday Inn & Suites Vancouver Downtown, at debbie@hivancouverdowntown.com or (604)623-6851.

2016 Training – Alberta

Please check back for future Edmonton training events

 
Please contact us if you are interested in CAST training in Edmonton
Barbara Dalziel: barbara.dalziel@sympatico.ca; Tel.: (514) 217-6022
Bea Donald: beadonald@shaw.ca; Tel.: (604) 340-7603

2016-17 Training – Vancouver, BC

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Five, 3-day introductory and intermediate level trainings will fulfill 100 theoretical hours required for certification. Introductory training is necessary for participation in intermediate level modules.
Module 4: May 11 & 12, 2017, preceding the CAST BCPTA conference
Training will be only 10 hours. The fee is $300 for members, $325 non members

Module 5: November 17, 18, & 19, 2017


IMPORTANT: If you missed a previous module, please contact the CAST teachers for this training BEFORE attempting to register for a subsequent module. Thank you!

Each module: CAST Members: $600; Non Members: $650

Deposit of $150 due at time of registration. Cancellations before registration deadline are subject to a $75 processing fee. Cancellations after registration deadline can be refunded (less $75 processing fee) only if your space can be filled.

Upcoming Training:
Facilitated by Senior CAST Teachers:
Barbara Dalziel, BHSC, CAST/ISST
Bea Donald, Ph.D., RCC, MFT, CAST/ISST
Module 4:
May 11 & 12, 2017
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Contact for more information:
Bea Donald: beadonald@shaw.ca; Tel.: (604) 340-7603
Barbara Dalziel: barbara.dalziel@sympatico.ca; Tel.: (514) 217-6022

Toronto Training Intensives

Facilitated by CAST Teachers:

Maria Iosue, MSW/RSW, MA Soc, CAST/ISST, Senior Teacher
Olga Lipadatova, PhD, ATR, CCC, CAST/ISST

Three, 4-day Sandplay intensive trainings will fulfill 100 theoretical hours required for certification.

2016-2017 training program

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Module 1: March 2, 3, 4, & 5, 2017 *UPCOMING – See below.
Module 2: June 1, 2, 3, & 4, 2017 *UPCOMING – See below.
Module 3: November 2, 3, 4, & 5, 2017

IMPORTANT: If you missed a previous module, please contact the CAST teachers for this training BEFORE attempting to register for a subsequent module. Thank you!

Each module: CAST Members: $1100; Non Members: $1150

Deposit of $200 due at time of registration, along with a one-time administrative fee of $50. Cancellations before registration deadline are subject to a $75 processing fee. Cancellations after registration deadline can be refunded (less $75 processing fee) only if your space can be filled.

Registration process requires:

  1. Completed registration with minimum of initial deposit
  2. Completed application form
  3. A current CV
  4. Brief phone or Skype interview with one of the training facilitators
Upcoming Training:
Facilitated by Senior CAST Teachers:
Maria Iosue, MSW/RSW, MA Soc, CAST/ISST
Olga Lipadatova, PhD, ATR, CCC, CAST/ISST
Module 1:
March 2, 3, 4, & 5, 2017
Registration deadline: February 2, 2017
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Module 2:
June 1, 2, 3, & 4, 2017
Registration deadline: May 1, 2017
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Contact for more information:
Email ontario.training@sandplaycanada.ca for further information and to find out if you will qualify for training.

Kingston Introductory Training

Facilitated by CAST Teacher:
Sylvia Simonyi-Elmer DCS, RP, CAST/ISST, Senior Teacher

Two-day training will provide 10 hours of Introduction to Sandplay Therapy allowing further enrolment into certification training with both CAST and ISST:

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Introductory Training Option 1: October 21-22, 2017

Introductory Training Option 2: November 25-26, 2017


Cost: $380 CAST members; $420 non-members
Full payment due on September 25
Cancellations can be refunded (less $75 processing fee) only if your space can be filled.

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Contact for more information:
Email sylvia.simonyielmer@icloud.com

French ONLY Training - Montreal, QC.

Future Montreal CAST trainings in French are under development, please check back for further information.