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Exploring Sandtray Play Therapy using Prompts and Directives

Online Training for Clinicians of Color


March 16 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT


Via Zoom


$75 - Discounts Available (details)

About this Training

Creativity is a cornerstone in sand tray therapy. But how do you foster it among different types of clients/? Prompts and directives are the keys. In this engaging workshop, learn direct approaches to working with clients using sand tray. Did you know it is very effective to be directive in sand tray therapy? Yes, it’s only an ask of the client but a huge way to help clients process thoughts and emotions directly.

About Your Trainer


Sabra Starnes LICSW, LCSW-C, RPT-S

Sabra Starnes is an Independent Clinical Social Worker and Registered Play Therapy Supervisor who has been practicing for 22 years in the DC-Maryland-Virginia area. She is the founder of Next Place Therapy Services, LLC, working with children and their families using Attachment-Based Play Therapy. She offers play therapy training in person and online, with expertise in adoption in Play and attachment, EMDR, Sandtray, TBRI, Daring Way, Kinesthetic Storytelling, and trauma. and She is a national and international speaker and trainer on adoption and foster care from a personal and professional perspective. She is a co-author of Increasing Your Play Therapy Toolbox Therapy Book an interactive play therapy workbook.

Clinicians of Color, LLC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7256. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Clinicians of Color, LLC is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

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Frequently Asked Questions

This event costs $75

Paying COCOA members get free or discounted access to our trainings. The discounts are:

  • 50% off for Associate/Gold
  • FREE for Legacy/Diamond

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There will be credits for this event.

Next Place Therapy Services is an Approved Provider of Play Therapy #17-526. Four credits can be earned for individuals who complete this program. This training has been approved by the National Association of Social Workers – Metro DC Chapter for 2 Continuing Education Hours Approval code: 220814NPTS. Make sure to check your licensing board requirements.

Replays will be available for those who register for a limited time

You will get the Zoom link before the training begins. If you have any questions, you can email us academy@cliniciansofcolor.org

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