Sabra Starnes

Sabra D. Starnes, LICSW, LCSW-C, RPT-S

Sabra is a licensed clinical social worker and registered play therapist supervisor. She is the owner of Next Place Therapy in Largo, Maryland. She also works as a School Social Worker for the District of Columbia Public Schools.

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  • Being Culturally Competent with Children and Families in Play Therapy

    $60.00

    (Non-Contact) 2 CEs Presenter: Sabra Starnes

    Play therapy is practiced among various cultures using an assortment of techniques and activities. Being culturally competent is essential to working with children and families. Play therapists must first fully understand the concept of culture and its potential impact on their own lives, the lives of their clients, and the play therapy process. By being aware of cultural issues enhances a child’s pride and preserves his/her culture. Discussion of transference and countertransference in the therapeutic relationship will also be discussed.

  • Bringing Fun Into The Home Using Play Therapy Techniques And Interventions With Families

    $60.00

    (Non-Contact) 2 CEs. Presenter: Sabra Starnes, LICSW, LCSW-C, RPT-S.

    Play Therapists can do Home-based therapists know it can be hard for some people to get to an office for an appointment. Illness, disability, personal crisis, lack of funds, transportation issues, or childcare are all reasons a person might not be able to get to therapy. Family play therapy in the home can address many of these obstacles.

    When play therapy  is provided at home with families progress  can develop more quickly with the family. This is because famines  in therapy can be more relaxed in their own homes than in an office. As a result, effective treatment can progress, and healing may happen more easily.

  • Parents, Caregivers, Foster Care And Adoption In Play Therapy: Families, What Are They And How Do We Help Them?

    $60.00

    Previously Recorded (Non-Contact)-2 CEs.

    Presenter: Sabra Starnes, LICSW, LCSW-C, RPT-S.

    Caregivers come in all shapes and sizes. This webinar will help us appreciate the changing nature of the term “family” in Play Therapy. There is no such thing as a “traditional/typical” family. New definitions of “Family” as it is related to Play Therapy, will be presented. To those ends, discussion on understanding these differences, appreciating their struggles, and designing Play Therapy approaches addressing these problems will all be included in the webinar.

  • Parents, Caregivers, Foster Care And Adoption In Play Therapy: Divorce And Stepfamilies

    $60.00

    Previously Recorded (Non-Contact) -2 CEs.

    Presenter: Sabra Starnes

    This webinar will discuss the role of caregivers in single and step families. In Play Therapy, what are the communication patterns in these families, the relationships, the negotiating of conflicts, the visitations, and the safety of the children. All of this will be discussed in this webinar. With more families living in this reality, play therapists will need to be able to conceptualize and implement play therapy strategies to help them.

  • Parents, Caregivers, Foster Care And Adoption In Play Therapy: Adoption And Kinship Care

    $60.00

    Previously Recorded (Non-Contact) -2 CEs.

    Presenter: Sabra Starnes, LICSW, LCSW-C, RPT-S.

    Adoption and Kinship care are areas of concern when working with Children and Play Therapy. The presenting problems related to these topics are unique and difficult. The Caregivers in these families have their own challenges. Integrating a past with the present of the kids and these families in Play Therapy, which might include trauma, is an additional topic to be covered in this webinar.

  • Divorce and Play Therapy….The Real Challenge for Parents….Divorce and Play Therapy…..The Real Challenge for Children

    $30.00

    Previously Recorded (Non-Contact)-1 CE.

    Presenter: Sabra Starnes

    This webinar is a follow up on Divorce, Children, and Play Therapy I. Issues of court, parents refusing to allow a child to see a clinician; second marriages, multiple divorces, parenting with step-parents, and more. How a child plays it out in Play Therapy will also be discussed. Whew!! It never seems to end for some children. Addressing all of the above viz a viz Play Therapy and helping children navigate this painful event in their lives will be discussed. Be ready for learning a lot of ways to navigate this complex topic.

  • Directive/Non-Directive Play therapy: What is its Relationship to Group/Family Play Therapy?

    $60.00

    Previously Recorded (Non-Contact) 2 CEs.

    Presenter: Sabra Starnes, LICSW, LCSW-C, RPT-S.

    The decision to use Directive or Non-Directive Play Therapy is an ongoing debate. Therapists continually debate which approach to use whether it is with individuals, families, or groups. It is no different in Play therapy. A Clinician’s training, experience, and comfort level helps him/her to decide which approach to use. When discussing these modalities in Play Therapy, one needs to understand its relationship to Group Play Therapy.

  • Filial Therapy and Theraplay, How does one Integrate it with Group/Family Therapy

    $60.00

    Non-Contact-2 CEs. Presenter: Sabra Starnes, LICSW, LCSW-C, RPT-S.

    Filial and Theraplay are two very significant contributions to the field of Play Therapy. Defining their approaches, conceptualizing their theories, and implementing them, are all part of this webinar. How they integrate with Group/Family Therapy is a challenge. When to utilize these modalities with children and their families is an art form which will be discussed. The Play room will come alive in this webinar.

  • Play Therapy with Relationships to Group/Family: What is Family Therapy and How is it Related to Play Therapy

    $60.00

    (Non-Contact) Presenter: Sabra Starnes, LICSW, LCSW-C, RPT-S

    Family Play therapy is often misunderstood. The definition, conceptualization, and implementation of this strategy is complicated and integrated into the category of Play Therapy. This webinar will not only define Family Play Therapy, but give numerous examples of its implementation. Expressive and Narrative Therapy are all part of the discussion on Family Play therapy. Lot of “hands on” activities.

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