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Co-hosted with USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work
Presenter: Sara Mestas, LMFT
Cost: Member/USC Alum - $40 | Nonmember - $65 | Students and First Year Graduates - $10
The presentation will run 2 hours and will address the objectives below. Participants will receive a small “Starter Packet” of interventions (5-6 with Sandtray prompts as well) that can be utilized in a variety of ways, which will be discussed during the presentation. Breakout rooms will be utilized at least once to provide opportunity to practice learned skills with support by instructor. Instructor will also facilitate a hands on intervention during the training as well as provide examples of play therapy cases.
About the Presenter:
Sara Mestas is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, a Clinical Supervisor and a Registered Play Therapist working in the Mental Health Field for over 10 years. She began her career as a line staff in a Residential Treatment Center caring directly for children with emotional disturbances, trauma, mental health issues including many children in the Foster Care System. These experiences led her to pursue a career as a LMFT working in that same Residential Treatment Center as well as in Private Practice. Throughout her time as a clinician and working with a variety of clients and families, it became more and more clear how impactful and transformative Play Therapy is. She utilized Play Therapy in conjunction with Trauma Focused treatment and EMDR. Sara enjoys working with clients of all ages and has witnessed the power that Play Therapy can have in children, adolescents and adults.
Workshop Logistics: After registering you will receive a link to the ZOOM meeting.
This WORKSHOP meets the qualifications for 2 hours of continuing education credit for MFTs, LPCCs, LEPs and/or LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.
Note: With supervisor approval, registered ASWs may use CEs toward LCSW hours.
Note: Registration will be canceled if payment is not made at least 7 days prior to the event.