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Facilitating Art Therapy in Situations of Conflict and Social Upheaval

This course is open to all who wish to attend. Since 2015, the world has witnessed an unprecedented movement of people into Europe fleeing contexts of war, persecution, social upheaval and poverty from the Middle East, Asia and Africa. There is growing interest in the need for appropriate interventions to support people on a psychological level and the skills of Art Therapists are beginning to be recognised as relevant and needed within this context.

Saturday 25th February 2017

10am to 5pm (registration 9.30am)

Location:
24 – 27 White Lion Street, London N1 9PD

Convenors: Bobby Lloyd

(Date Rescheduled new details coming shortly) BAAT Scotland Introduction to Mindfulness

This course is open to all who wish to attend. This course will be an introduction in how to apply mindfulness to art therapy practice to benefit the clients we work with and to protect ourselves from secondary trauma.

Saturday 25th February 2017

10am to 4pm

Location:
Edinburgh venue TBC

Convenors: Karen Fenna

Art Therapy Mentalization Training

This course is open to Qualified Professionals from any profession. The course aims to help participants to understand the concept of Mentalization from a developmental and clinical perspective, apply the concept to the people they work with and to the context they work in, understand the unique contribution art therapy can make to promoting Mentalization.

Saturday 11th March 2017 10:00am to 4.30pm

Location:
24 - 27 White Lion Street London N1 9PD

Convenors: Tim Wright & Francesca LaNave

BAAT Scotland Art Therapy with Adopted, Looked After and Fostered Children

This course is open to all who wish to attend. This course will explore how practitioners meet the needs of care experienced children and young people to deliver quality evidence based interventions which draw on attachment theory, neuroscience and trauma recovery.

Saturday 11th March 2017

10.00am to 5.00pm

Location:
Sense Scotland, 43 Middlesex St, Glasgow G41 1EE

Convenors: Patricia Watts & Mary Rose Brady

Skills for Practice in Education Workshop 3 Only – Safeguarding Level 2

Workshop 3 of 3 – Safeguarding Level 2 (Completion of level 1 is advisable prior to attending this workshop) All workshops run from 2.00pm to 5.00pm and are practical and information-based. Non Art Therapists wishing to book should be aware these workshops are purely focused on Art Therapy and Creative Therapy practice and may not be suitable to other professional disciplines.

Saturday 25th March 2017

2.00pm to 5.00pm

Location:
24-27 White Lion Street, London N1 9PD

Convenors: Mary Rose Brady & Sarah Kendrick

ARTiculate for Staff in Education - BAAT based

The current sharp increase in children and young people’s mental health issues at a time of significant budget cuts means that services are struggling to meet this need. ARTiculate is designed and endorsed by BAAT specifically for staff in education settings who wish to be better equipped to support children and young people through art.

Tuesdays 28th March, 25th April & 23rd May

9.30am to 4.30pm

Location:
24 - 27 White Lion Street London N1 9PD

Convenors: Mary Rose Brady and Alex McDonald

Psycho-Education and Art Therapy

This course is open to qualified Art Therapists and Art Therapy Trainees only. Evidence is mounting that patient education can both increase the effectiveness of psychological therapy and be a valid brief intervention in its own right. Psycho-educational approaches which are overly academic can be less effective in situations where learning and attention can be compromised by emotional distress or developmental issues.

Saturday 8th April 2017

10.00am to 5.00pm

Location:
24 - 27 White Lion Street, London N1 9PD

Convenors: Neil Springham & Tim Wright

Supervision Training

This course is intended for art therapists who are supervisors and for those who may be thinking about taking on this role. All levels of experience are welcome. Supervisory tasks may include clinical or managerial roles or both and supervisees may be experienced art therapists or students in training. The course will provide theoretical input by looking at different models of supervision

Tuesday 11th & Wednesday 12th April 2017

10am to 5pm Tuesday; 10 am to 4pm Wednesday

Location:
24 - 27 White Lion Street London N1 9PD

Convenors: Val Huet & Janet de Heger

BAAT Scotland Psycho-Education

This course is open to qualified Art Therapists and Art Therapy Trainees only. Evidence is mounting that patient education can both increase the effectiveness of psychological therapy and be a valid brief intervention in its own right. Psycho-educational approaches which are overly academic can be less effective in situations where learning and attention can be compromised by emotional distress or developmental issues.

Saturday 22nd April 2017

10am to 4.30pm

Location:
Edinburgh Venue TBC

Convenors: Neil Springham & Tim Wright

BAAT Scotland Building the Evidence-Base - Evaluating Art Therapy Practice

This course is open to all who wish to attend and may be relevant to colleagues from the other arts therapies. Participants will gain an understanding of the practical steps needed to build the evidence base and evaluate art therapy practice from writing proposals to evaluating outcomes and presenting evaluation findings to stakeholders.

Saturday 29th April 2017

10am to 4pm

Location:
Sense Scotland, 43 Middlesex St, Glasgow G41 1EE

Convenors: Patricia Watts & Sheena McGregor

An Introduction to Mindfulness Based Art Therapy: for Wellbeing and Recovery

This course is open to qualified Art Therapists and Art Therapy Trainees only. Mindfulness-Based Art Therapy is a brief focused acceptance based treatment. It is an intervention, which is both psycho-educational, guided self-help and psychotherapeutic.

Saturday 6th  May 2017

10am to 17.00

Location:
24 – 27 White Lion Street, London N1 9PD

Convenors: Gillian Lock

BAAT Scotland Art Therapy: Surviving Trauma and Loss due to Conflict and Displacement.

This course is open to all who wish to attend, specifically practitioners with an interest in this client group, but mostly for arts therapists. This is a workshop that will explore the impact of trauma and loss for those fleeing conflict and seeking safety.

Saturday 20th of May 2017

10am to 4pm

Location:
Edinburgh Venue TBC

Convenors: Tracy Macmillan

Art Psychotherapy & Eating Disorders

This course is open to qualified Art Therapists and Art Therapy Trainees only. The course will look at Eating Disorders from different perspectives. It will consider physical health issues, common complex dynamics of splits in families, the possible paralysis of thinking in teams and organisations, and the role of individual therapists within this.

Saturday 20th May 2017

10am to 5pm

Location:
24 - 27 White Lion Street, London N1 9PD.

Convenors: Cliff Free

BAAT Scotland Art Therapy in the Early Years- Considerations for Practice

This course is open to all who wish to attend. An increasing body of evidence tells us that the quality of care-giving received in the early years has a significant impact on future personality development, emotional wellbeing and improved outcomes for children and young people.

Saturday 3rd June 2017

10am to 4pm

Location:
Sense Scotland, 43 Middlesex St, Glasgow G41 1EE

Convenors: Mary Rose Brady and Dr Patricia Watts

BAAT Scotland Art Therapy Mentalization Training

The course aims to help participants to understand the concept of Mentalization from a developmental and clinical perspective, apply the concept to the people they work with and to the context they work in, understand the unique contribution art therapy can make to promoting Mentalization.

Saturday 10th of June 2017

10am to 4.30pm (registration will start from 9.30)

Location:
Edinburgh tbc

Convenors: Tim Wright & Francesca LaNave

3 day CATT Training (Children's Accelerated Trauma Treatment)

This course is for qualified mental health practitioners only. (psychiatrists, psychologists, psychotherapists, art therapists, drama therapists, play therapists etc.) You must be qualified and currently under a professional body which enables you to undertake mental health treatment as well as hold insurance. CATT is an internationally applied and well-established child-centred technique for treating developmental trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Thursday 20th, Friday 21st & Saturday 22nd July 2017

9.30am to 5.30pm.

Location:
24 - 27 White Lion Street London N1 9PD

Convenors: Carly Raby

ARTiculate CPD for Staff in Education

The current sharp increase in children and young people’s mental health issues at a time of significant budget cuts means that services are struggling to meet this need. ARTiculate is designed and endorsed by BAAT specifically for staff in education settings who wish to be better equipped to support children and young people through art.

We deliver the course at mutually agreed dates

Location:
We deliver the course in your workplace or can arrange another venue

Convenors: Mary Rose Brady