from 17th May 2009, it's nealy 2months. I am hardly believe that, WOW, i am finished/ complete the task. really feel a lot of satisfaction. well, i really would liek to go in to depth on sandplay, and i find this small world play module helpful to me.
thinking of the issues, the competency and professional practice, am i eligible? can id do so? it's really make me feel unsecure, especially i am not in receive for proper training, though i attended someworkshop for many jourse, still, it's not enough.
Phaik Nee is fast doing a small world play reflection on her own learning journey. i think, this might be what Alex requested for CPPD E-learning Module, that i didn't really write on reflection on summary. this round, i am doing,
the learning starts on 17 may 2009 where Alex asked us to post some question in groups, and thank you phaik Nee for jot downs the questions as below:
1. What is small world play?
2. Which children would benefit most from small world play?
3. How do you engage withdrawn child into small world play?
4. Is small world play limited to children only?
5. How to apply the small world play? For who? When?
6. How does play therapy show progress in family development for the child?
7. Can play therapy help the behavioural child? What is the role of counsellor in the play therapy?
8. Can play therapy help those special children with no concept skills?
9. Is small world play more suitable for 1:1 or group play?
10. How do I consider/observe the integration/coalition of the small world play?
11. Do we need to have the knowledge of unspoken language/unconscious world/collative unconscious before going into the small world play?
12. Can we trust the child 100% during the play therapy sessions? How about if they keep changing their story-telling for every sessions?
13. How long is the healing process for autistics child?
14. Should we judge the children by their behaviour/action?
15. Should we give informed consent to the children?
then, we are going to pick up small miniatures or objects to make our own world. it's a contact to myself, seeing what position in myself of the small world. i have a better understanding on it. then, we were partner to talk to our group members and talked about the small world make by them. Sharing of the story and also taking different role, as the therapist and also as the clients.
Alex introduce us on the different type of collection on archetype and also kind of material or resources would be helpful in small world play, in mind map. then, we need to practice and do the online supervision with him.
i bring a case of a pair parent-children to play together. it's really a good experience and i do really follow uo what have been told in supervision, with my clients...
then, i draw the relationship with the miniatures, it's help me to perceived the client's play more intensively, i have better understanding on that.
the small world play is introduces us to the use of dramatic representation using small play objects. Small world play is imaginative play where individuals are provided with small objects with which to play creating the small world. The individual is provided with a clearly defined private and delineated space such as at or under a small table, sand tray, play mat or in a small secluded corner. In the process, current preoccupations, inner subconscious and unconscious thoughts and feelings are projected and transferred onto the objects in the ‘small world’. This provides the opportunity for therapeutic aims to be realized.
there is no limit setting that who can do, or can not do for small world play. as long as the individual able to play, is not having the severe mental illness, or learning difficulties, the concept can benefit them to expressive and encourage the creativity of the inner child to shows. when the play in on, children will be going on the "self- recovery" unconsciously.
after the workshop, the group need to complete the "AXIS mUNDI" mission. initial stage, thr group really not worked in same pace, i understand tat each individual worked at different pace and they have own commitment so, when time reach 14 june 2009, it's really make me nervous, and me and melinda even thinking of asking Alex to give us extend time....
and with this mission, the group need to produce a mix media learning package,to deliver knowledge and skills for frontliner workers in social welfare setting so that they could acquire the basic knowledge and skills tt engage with their young clients with the intended aim of developing positive mental health and emotional resilience.
WE try to call each of the ALS members to do the meeting and discussed how things could be done. online teaching ALS memebrs doing and sign up something they had never do so, it's really a good co-operating experience. then, each members come forward and contribute on all the things they do.
and, i did not expect to do the presentation in early, as priscilla said she is wishing the ALS members to do so, that will left me, melinda, seok binn and phaik nee... ai~ finally, i volunteer myself to take over the presentation.
it's really x "enjoying", actually i m nervous (in previous blog, i mentioned how nervous i am"..
but i am satisfy i am complete it with my ALS members' help.
in this 8 weeks, i found that i am aware about the play by clients' and also try to make improvement on mixing the story with play.
it's powerful, as client are big enough, they can have own choice, and able to make decision, it's really no point to repeat the same behaviour as their parents and keep repeat or give advice to them. rather than told the client" u need to do this, must control ur behavior, do not miss with friends who is drug abuser, no go to illegal motor racing",... u know... so, making the story, let them think, how they can take the consequences and using "replacement" --- the third party, the symbolic, the object to say about the experience.... it really make them think.
in directly, i think it's really make the children aware... and started to change.
i can see the changes through the play the projected....
i must admit that, this module also make me aware of my own insight.... :)