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Ms. Dooner from San Ramon CA is requesting art supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Utilizing Sand Tray Therapy as a Trauma-Informed Modality for Intervention

Help me give my students an opportunity to process their feelings, their actions, and what is going on in their lives through play.

  • $485 goal

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Celebrating Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month

Celebrate Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month

This project is a part of the Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month celebration because it supports a Latino teacher or a school where the majority of students are Latino.

My Project

Hi! My name is Michelle Dooner and I'm a district social worker for SRVUSD. I work at 10 different schools. My colleagues are Tehseen Khan (DVFP) and Carl Nishi (SRVFP). Although there are three of us, I'm the leader of this project.

Together, we provide 1:1 mental health services to some of the students of SRVU.

Our sessions are typically 30 minutes in length and are held on a weekly basis. We use a variety of interactive tools in our work with students to help with their mental health needs. One tool that we would really love to have in our practice is a sand tray. Sand trays are a non-structured way for students to work through feelings, emotions, and conflict in a therapeutic way.

The portable sand trays are helpful to us because we can move them from school to school. The three of us cover 24 schools altogether.

Ms. Dooner
Grades 9-12

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Play Therapy Sand Tray Basic Portable Starter Kit with Tray, Sand, and Miniatures • Amazon Business $114.99 3 $344.97

Materials cost

$344.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$31.56

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.17

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$411.70

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$72.65

Total project goal

$484.35

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$484.35

1 Donor

-$322.89

Donations toward project cost

-$274.46

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$48.43

match offer

-$161.46

Match offer toward project cost

-$137.24

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.22

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$0.00

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