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Trauma Informed Art Therapy Course by Art Therapy Without Borders

Our friends at Art Therapy Without Borders have organized what looks to be an incredible day-long course in Trauma Informed Art Therapy. Check it out!  Trauma Informed Art Therapy



Cathy Malchiodi, PhD, LPAT, LPCC
Gretchen Miller, MA, ATR-BC
San Francisco Airport Hyatt Regency Hotel
April 12, 2011*, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

A one-day course on trauma intervention that will enhance your art therapy skills with children, adolescents, and adults and increase your practical knowledge of neuroscience, somatic approaches, mindfulness practice and resilience-building.

Trauma Informed Art Therapy
This one-day course will introduce you to trauma informed art therapy and how to apply practical strategies to your work with children and adults who have experienced a wide variety of traumatic events.Trauma informed art therapy integrates neuroscience and
neurodevelopment, somatic approaches, mindfulness practices, and resilience enhancement, using art making as the core approach. It is based on best evidence-based practices identified by SAMSHA and The National Institute for Trauma and Loss. This course is open to mental health and healthcare professionals and students; no previous experience with art therapy is required.

This course fulfills part of the Trauma Informed Art Therapy Certificate Program; all participants will receive a certificate of completion from the National Institute for Trauma and Loss.

About the Instructors
Cathy Malchiodi, PhD, LPAT, LPCC is a research psychologist, licensed art
therapist and mental health counselor. She is a Certified Trainer, National Institute for Trauma and Loss, and has given over 300 invited keynotes, workshops, courses, and lectures around the world. Cathy is the author of numerous books on art therapy and is the co-author of the forthcoming text, Trauma Informed Practice with Children and Adolescents.

Gretchen Miller, MA, ATR-BC, Board Certified Art Therapist and Certified Supervisor, National Institute for Trauma and Loss. Gretchen has worked with a variety of populations including children and adolescents traumatized by interpersonal violence and abuse.

*Day after April 9th-11th, 2011, PhotoTherapy workshop with Judy Weiser and day before the Annual Society for Arts in Healthcare Conference begins; both at Hyatt Hotel.