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• A003-Art Therapy in Various Populations & Settings
N-0300.2 and NY-0300.2 - The Twelve Steps and Art Therapy
The innovative approach addressed in this course to alcohol dependency introduced by Alcoholics Anonymous has revolutionized the treatment of addictions. Important to this approach are the 12 steps, which articulate the actions needed to recover from addiction and create a spiritual awakening. Therapists working with addictive clients will benefit from practical knowledge of and ability to apply the 12 steps in treatment. (Kell Julliard)
Credits offered: 1.00 Objectives and Overview
Price:  $40.00
N-0301.2 and NY-0301.2 - Structured AT: An Intervention Manual for Persons Living with HIV/AIDS
This course is intended for therapists who are treating individuals living with HIV and having difficulty reflecting on their experiences. Testing positive for HIV can be a traumatic, life-altering experience. Detailed procedures are outlined for carrying out OSAT including guiding the therapist and client through instructions on sessions designed to help access and express feelings through the medium of art. (Douglas Amonite, Peter DeRoche and William Lancee)
Credits offered: 2.00 Objectives and Overview
Price:  $80.00
N-0302.2 and NY-0302.2 - AT and Neuroscience Blend: Uses of AT with Patients Who Have Dementia
Art Therapy is an extremely effective yet highly underutilized treatment modality for patients with dementia. This course provides an understanding of the neurological nature and manifestations of different types of dementia. Participants will explore how psychological and art therapy theories apply to this population. Suggestions will be provided for setting up and implementing an art therapy program for individuals or small groups. (Ellen Greene Stewart)
Credits offered: 1.00 Objectives and Overview
Price:  $40.00
N-0303.2 and NY-0303.2 - Young at Art: The Endless Possibilities of Art Therapy with Senior Adults
With the growing body of research confirming the benefits of creative activities for older adults with Alzheimer's Disease, it is imperative for therapists to serve this often unrecognized population. This course presents creative and experienced-based information on how to best engage this group in therapeutic art interventions in three settings: studio groups, individual art therapy in an adult day center, and in a museum setting. (Anna Ford Smith, Catherine Harris, and Emery Mikel)
Credits offered: 1.50 Objectives and Overview
Price:  $60.00
N-0304.2 and NY-0304.2 - Carry Me With You: Art Therapy and Families Facing Military Deployment
The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have brought about unprecedented cycles of deployment. The increasing frequency of these cycles has resulted in raised stress levels for military families. This course will identify the implications of military deployment on the psychological development and mental health of children within military families, and will provide some possible interventions. (Elizabeth Fisher, Annice Johnson, and Chelsea O'Neil)
Credits offered: 1.00 Objectives and Overview
Price:  $40.00
N-0305.2 and NY-0305.2 - The Secret World of the Elderly: A Studio Approach that Raises Awareness
Studio art therapy benefits the elderly and those with Alzheimer's by creating a space for expression, decision-making, and social interaction. Applied in retirement homes, this approach can raise self-esteem, provide a sense of purpose, and empower residents. This course provides an overview of the challenges and benefits of contracting art therapy, and specific projects and interventions that can be used. (Emery Mikel)
Credits offered: 1.00 Objectives and Overview
Price:  $40.00
N-0306.2 and NY-0306.2 - Gerotranscendence: Life Satisfaction for Elders with Creative Engagement
An overview of the developmental theory of gerotranscendence, explains that many older adults experience the awakening of a shift from a more rational, materialistic worldview to a holistic and spiritual attitude is provided in this course. Art therapy supports growth through the creative, meditative, and reminiscent qualities of artistic engagement. Art therapy activities and techniques for working with this population are covered. (Deborah Little Bear, Isabel Lenssen and Barbara Petterson)
Credits offered: 1.50 Objectives and Overview
Price:  $60.00
N-0307.2 and NY-0307.2 - Art Therapy With Street Youth
An introduction to the area of art therapy practice with adolescents who are identified as "street youth" is presented. Through a group art therapy case study with street youth, the key developmental tasks, key therapeutic issues and key ethical issues related to art therapy with teenagers are addressed. Practical ideas about working with youth through the arts are presented. (Duanita Eleniak)
Credits offered: 3.00 Objectives and Overview
Price:  $120.00
N-0308.2 and NY-0308.2 - Club About Social Development: AT and Autism Research Preliminary Results
This course will highlight the preliminary research results of an Art Therapy Autism Social Support Group. The Group, Club ASD (About Social Development), provides art-based social skills lessons and community field trips to help individuals with Autism and Asperger's learn and practice social skills. (Jessica Stallings)
Credits offered: 1.00 Objectives and Overview
Price:  $40.00
NY-0309.2 - Finding the Art Therapist's Role in a Therapeutic Alternative High School
What is the Creative Art Therapist's role in a therapeutic alternative high school? In this course we will explore the question by looking at the parallel process between the art therapist exploring his or her role within an institution, and the Seriously Emotionally Disturbed adolescent searching for his or her identity. (Melissa Klay)
Credits offered: 1.00 Objectives and Course Overview
Price:  $40.00
N-0310.2 and NY-0310.2 - Integrating AT and DIR Floortime Model for Children with Autism Spectrum
Invite the child with autism to experience creativity by first understanding them and then joining them in their world. The DIR Floortime approach teaches us to follow the child's natural emotional interests while challenging them toward greater mastery of their social, emotional, and intellectual capacities. (Pamela Ullmann)
Credits offered: 1.00 Objectives and Overview
Price:  $40.00
N-0311.2 and NY-0311.2 - AT With Older Adults: Expressing Life Through AT at Salem Lutheran Home
Salem Lutheran Home went from a once-a-week art class to 6 days of art programming and art therapy. Residents in all levels of care are supported in maintaining their identities as artists or exploring creative pursuits for the first time. This course presents a range of the art and art therapy programming at Salem, as well as describing the ways a therapist can function within different levels of elder care. (Erin Partridge)
Credits offered: 1.00 Objectives and Overview
Price:  $40.00
N-0312.2 and NY-0312.2 - Creative Energy: Treating Suicidal Behavior with Art Therapy
This course features a case study that explores the collective efforts of a therapist and client using the power of the creative process to transform a client repeatedly engaging in suicidal acts into a person with the desire to live life fully! (Jane DeSouza)
Credits offered: 1.00 Objectives and Overview
Price:  $40.00
NY-0313.2 - Creative Communication in Art Therapy for Adults who have Developmental Disabilities
When a client is nonverbal or has limited abilities to communicate, how does a therapist assist them in processing emotions? This discussion will examine the therapeutic complications that arise when working with individuals with autism, while exploring the possibility of utilizing a creative tool to assist clients in communicating. (Katie Fohrman)
Credits offered: 1.00 Objectives and Course Overview
Price:  $40.00
N-0314.2 and NY-0314.2 - Layering as a Mechanism of Change in El Duende One-Canvas Process Painting
Layering as a mechanism of change in art making is seen during El Duende One Canvas Process Painting. In this course concepts of layering are explored from the perspectives of neuroscience, a movement of “Layerists” artists, and art therapists. Imagery from “The Cycle of Layering” will highlight four phases of the self-disclosing process. (Abbe Miller and Megan Robb)
Credits offered: 1.00 Objectives and Overview
Price:  $40.00
0315.2 - KSHR the Brain Reporting Live: Recovery Radio at Your Local Forensic Hospital
KSHR The Brain is a recovery radio show at an inpatient forensic psychiatric hospital which gives patients the opportunity to showcase the community of artists and musicians through broadcast commentary and interviews. In this course we will discuss the recording process and ethical concerns. (Jaimie Peterson, Alison Etter)
Credits offered: 1.00 Objectives and Overview
Price:  $40.00
NY-0316.2 - Creativity Heals in an Uncreative Place: Fostering Art Therapy with Prison Inmates
Art therapists who wish to work in prison believe that they will operate within a structured and regulated system that restricts creativity and healing. This course will, through personal experiences, illustrations, and perspectives from other art therapists, demonstrate workaround techniques that allow art and creativity to flourish while facilitating treatment. (Dave Gussak)
Credits offered: 1.00 Objectives and Overview
Price:  $40.00
N-0317.2 - An Art Therapist's Approach to Self Treatment for Early Onset Alzheimer's Disease
Ronald E. Hays, a leader in the field of art therapy was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's disease at the age of 62. Based on personal interviews and examples of his work, this course presents Ron's 3 and a half year self-facilitated art therapy process with ceramic art. (Robin Niesenbaum Jones)
Credits offered: 1.00 Objectives and Overview
Price:  $40.00
N-0318.2 and NY-0318.2 - Through the Child Welfare Kaleidoscope: Perspectives on Treatment
This course will provide perspectives and guidance for the effective assessment and treatment of youth in the Child Welfare system, their families, and related professionals. Proven clinical and creative strategies addressing attachment related concerns, ambiguous grief, cumulative complex trauma exposures, and multiple transitions unique to this population will be addressed. (Heather Brown)
Credits offered: 1.00 Objectives and Overview
Price:  $40.00
NY-0320.2 - Addressing Contemporary MICA Issues in Art Therapy
This course seeks to explore contemporary issues in Mentally Ill Chemical Abuse (MICA) treatment. Topics will include an exploration of recent trends in substance abuse, implications in clinical practice, and Art Therapy directives geared to address short and long-term treatment goals. (Jenna Krauter and Jamie Shoneman)
Credits offered: 1.00 Objectives and Overview
Price:  $40.00