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S24-104 From Play to Practice: Incorporating Cultural Humility in Play Therapy


Total Credits: 3 including 3 Category I CE

Bundle:
Spring 2024 Evening Workshops | Spring 2024 Anti-Oppressive Social Work Practice Workshops
Categories:
100 Children & Adolescents |  900 Anti-Oppressive Social Work Practice
Instructor:
Sabra Starnes, LICSW, LCSW-C, RPT-S, M.Ed
Course Levels:
Intermediate
Duration:
3 Hours 15 Minutes
Target Audience:
Social Workers, LCPCs, and Psychologists

Dates
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Description

This training will use a clinical lens of cultural humility and an inclusive therapeutic approach. In this professionally curated session, we'll explore the intricate dynamics of personal and professional influences on therapeutic rapport, helping you connect authentically with clients from diverse backgrounds.   

This training will provide practical strategies for recognizing and addressing microaggressions in play therapy, fostering an environment of safety and respect. Participants will learn techniques that empower clients and strengthen therapeutic bonds with clients and their families. Participants will be able to enhance their play therapy practice and promote social justice within their therapeutic relationships.  

 

**This workshop meets the requirement for Anti-Oppressive Social Work Practice for Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners COMAR 10.42.06.03.A.(1)(d) with a focus on cultural humility.  

Instructor

Sabra Starnes, LICSW, LCSW-C, RPT-S, M.Ed Related Seminars and Products

Next Place Therapy Services


Sabra Starnes is an independent clinical social worker licensed in Maryland, DC, Virginia, and Ohio. She is also a registered play therapist supervisor and clinical supervisor. She is a national speaker, author, trainer, and digital creator.   

Sabra is known for her work in creating and delivering training consultations on adoption-related issues using both a professional and personal perspective as a transitional adoptee and adoptive mother. Sabra has a personal and professional view around the adoption area and amplifies the adoptee's voice.  

Sabra owns Next Place Therapy Services, a group practice in Largo, MD, that serves clients ages 3 to 18 and their families using play therapy and expressive therapies. She also owns Next Place Lounge, which offers hybrid training to mental health clinicians nationally and internationally. She has created and delivered her training on adoption play therapy and sand tray. Along with offering therapy to practice, she provides clinical and play therapy supervision to mental health therapists.  Sabra ensures that training, supervision, and consultation support therapists to develop cultural humility, understand intersectionality, and work with all clients.  


Agenda & Learning Objectives

AGENDA:

5:50 PM - 6:00 PM: Log In 

6:00 PM - 6:15 PM: Welcome and Introductions 

6:15 PM - 6:30 PM: Overview of the Training 

6:30 PM - 7:15 PM: Learning Objective 1: 

  • Objective: Identify the influence of our personal and professional values, beliefs, and life experiences on establishing a safe and collaborative therapeutic rapport with clients. 

    • Explore how personal and professional values impact therapeutic rapport. 

    • Discuss the role of beliefs and life experiences in client relationships. 

    • Engage in a discussion on creating a safe and collaborative therapeutic environment. 

7:15 PM - 7:30 PM: Break 

7:30 PM - 8:15 PM: Learning Objective 2: 

  • Objective: Analyze the implications of current and historical racial injustices on clients' physical and emotional reactions during sessions. 

    • Examine the impact of current and historical racial injustices on clients. 

    • Discuss how racial injustices may manifest in clients' physical and emotional reactions. 

    • Explore strategies to address these implications in therapy. 

8:15 PM - 8:30 PM: Large Group Activity: 

  • Objective: Apply Knowledge to Case Scenarios 

    • Divide participants into small groups. 

    • Provide case scenarios and ask each group to analyze the influence of values, beliefs, life experiences, and racial injustices on therapeutic rapport and client reactions. 

    • Reconvene to discuss their findings. 

8:30 PM - 9:00 PM: Learning Objective 3: 

  • Objective: List techniques and activities in play therapy that foster empowerment, support, and constructive therapeutic bonds with both clients and their families. 

    • Identify techniques and activities in play therapy that promote empowerment. 

    • Explore methods to provide support to clients and their families. 

    • Discuss strategies for building constructive therapeutic bonds. 

9:00 PM - 9:15 PM: Questions & Adjournment 

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

Upon the completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the influence of our personal and professional values, beliefs, and life experiences on establishing a safe and collaborative therapeutic rapport with clients.  

  • Analyze the implications of current and historical racial injustices on clients' physical and emotional reactions during sessions.  

  • List techniques and activities in play therapy that foster empowerment, support, and constructive therapeutic bonds with both clients and their families.  

 

Bibliography & References

BIBLIOGRAPHY & REFERENCES

 

Derman-Sparks, L. , Edwards, J. O. , & Goins, C. M. (2020). Anti-bias education for young children and ourselves (2nd ed.). National Association for the Education of Young Children. 

 

Grauf-Grounds, C. , Sellers, T. , Edwards, S. , Cheon, H.S. , MacDonald, D. , Whitney, S. , & Rivera, P. (2020). A 

practice beyond cultural humility: How clinicians can work more effectively in a diverse world. Routledge. 

 

Greene-Moton, E. , & Minkler, M. (2020). Cultural competence or cultural humility: Moving beyond the debate. 

Health Promotion Practice, 21, 142–145. doi:10.1177/1524839919884912. 

 

Grauf-Grounds, C. , Sellers, T. , Edwards, S. , Cheon, H.S. , MacDonald, D. , Whitney, S. , & Rivera, P. (2020). A 

practice beyond cultural humility: How clinicians can work more effectively in diverse world. Routledge. 

 

Greene-Moton, E. , & Minkler, M. (2020). Cultural competence or cultural humility: Moving beyond the debate. 

 

Health Promotion Practice, 21, 142–145. doi:10.1177/1524839919884912.5.  

Course Completion & CE Information

Category I Maryland BSWE Requirement

The Office of Continuing Professional Education at the University Of Maryland School Of Social Work is authorized by the Board of Social Work Examiners in Maryland to sponsor social work continuing education programs. This workshop qualifies for {3} Category I Continuing Education Units. The Office of Continuing Professional Education is also authorized by the Maryland Board of Psychologists and the Maryland Board of Professional Counselors to sponsor Category A continuing professional education.


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Target Audience

Social Workers, LCPCs, and Psychologists

We welcome anyone interested in the topic!

 

Late Fees and Refunds

The base price is $70 and includes CE credit. A non-refundable late fee of $20 is added on 4/17/24. 

Cancellations** must be received 24 hours in advance prior to the workshop to receive a refund or an account credit.

Late fees cannot be refunded or applied to  account credit. 

**ALL cancellations will be subjected to a $35.00 administration fee.**

Live Interactive Webinar Platforms

LIVE INTERACTIVE WEBINAR PLATFORMS

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ADA Accommodations

If you are requesting ADA accommodations, please contact our office via email at least two weeks prior to the workshop date. Requests after that date may not be fulfilled.  

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