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External Courses

 

E.LEARNING ART THERAPY INTRODUCTION AND FOUNDATION COURSES, OXFORD COLLEGE OF ARTS & THERAPIES

These courses have been designed by experienced art therapists to help participants decide if an art therapy career is for them. They are also helpful for people who may already use art in their work and wish to develop their creative practice. We aim to provide art therapy introductory training to people who may find it hard to access this because of where they live. Please visit our website for details on our introductory discounts in May and to meet our international faculty members as well as find out how to connect to our worldwide networ

For more information please click on the link: https://ocat.org.uk/

 

UNIVERSITY OF ROEHAMPTON ART THERAPY SHORT COURSES 2017

Art Psychotherapy Foundation Course 
Date: October 28th  2017 – March 25th 2018:
Venue: University of Roehampton, Whitelands campus

For further information and booking please click here 
For application form please click on the pdf: Foundation_Application Form 2017.pdf

 

MAKING REAL CHANGE HAPPEN

Event dates: 30 August - 3 September 2017

The 20th International Congress of the International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis (ISPS) will take place in Liverpool, United Kingdom, 30th August - 3rd September, 2017. The call for papers on the conference theme, Making Real Change Happen, is now open, with a specific category for Arts and Arts Therapies.

The UK Art, Drama, and Music Therapy Associations are included in a long list of organisations supporting this significant international conference. This is a real opportunity for UK arts therapists to network with an international audience.

Further details available on the conference website here

 

CREATIVE ARTS THERAPIES AND ARTS IN HEALTH: CURRENT TRAINING PROVISIONS AND FUTURE CHALLENGES

Thursday 7 September
Novotel Birmingham Centre

A conference held jointly between
Birmingham Centre for Arts Therapies (BCAT), Canterbury Christ Church University and
The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH)

After a number of conferences on the subject of the differences and similarities between the practices of arts in health and arts therapies, it was thought timely to hold a conference which discussed the differences in training between the two approaches.

For more information and booking please click on the PDFs: Training provisions conference.pdf Training provisions Programme.pdf

 

NEW NICE GUIDANCE FOR THE TREATMENT OF DEPRESSION: IMPLICATIONS AND EVALUATION

One-day conference, Saturday 9 September 2017, London
 
**UPDATE: The draft guideline is now available for consultation and we have arranged for the findings and discussions from the conference to be fed back to NICE before the consultation period closes on 12 September 2017**
 
This one-day conference will create a forum for a full discussion of the new guideline’s findings and recommendations and their implications.  We will bring together national and international experts representing key approaches to depression, each of whom will comment on the new guidance and identify strengths as well as problematic areas.  Experts by experience will also participate in all panels. The findings and discussions from the conference will be summarized and incorporated as part of the feedback to NICE as part of its routine consultation. The conference will create an opportunity for arguments to be heard and presented to NICE in an integrated manner.
 
The draft guidance is now available and can be found here
 
For further information, and to register to attend the New NICE Guidance for the Treatment of Depression: Implications and Evaluation Conference, please visit the conference website here
 
All participants can request a certificate of attendance to support their continuing professional development.
 
For any additional enquiries, please contact events.psychoanalysis@ucl.ac.uk

   

THE EMERGENT ART THERAPIST: NURTURING YOUR NATURAL SKILLS

Friday September 15th 2017

Queen’s Wood Lodge, Hightgate, N10 3JP

A Continuous Professional Development workshop for all newly and recently qualified arts therapists to support their confidence and recognise their natural talents.

The workshop is also suitable for more experienced art therapists who feel they would like to develop a better relationship with their inner critic and celebrate their skills.

Using symbols, metaphors and connections with nature to celebrate and nurture your innate skills. We will also explore how you can equip yourself to respond to the inner critic that so often hinders our journey as the emergent art therapist.

You will be working from the Queen’s Wood Lodge, indoors and outdoors, using a variety of natural materials. Our aim will be to facilitate participants to enhance their relationship with their skills, talents and abilities through creative exploration.

For more information please click here

 

SOCIETY FOR PSYCHOTHERAPY RESEARCH UK & EUROPEAN CHAPTERS  3RD JOINT CONFERENCE OXFORD, UK, 2017 

“Psychotherapy practice and research: Finding the common ground” 

Event dates: Wednesday 20 September 2017 – Friday 22 September 2017 Examination Schools, High Street, Oxford, OX1 4BG, UK 
 
International Keynote Speaker  Bruce Wampold,  Professor Emeritus of Counselling Psychology, University of Wisconsin, Director of Research Institute, Modum Bad Psychiatric Centre,  Norway  
 
This joint conference, co-hosted by SPR UK & European Chapters will focus on psychotherapy practice and clinical applications of research. 

For further information go to:  www.psychotherapyresearch.org
For enquiries contact: susanhajkowski@gmail.com  

 

LLIWIO ART THERAPY CPD COURSES, ANGLESEY

Dr. Marian Liebmann OBE  “ Art Therapy, Anger and Conflict”.
3rd, 4th and 5th November 2017. 

Day 1 Takes participants through some of the art therapy processes that can help with work on anger and anger management. 
Day 2 Finding new ways to look at conflict through a variety of step by step practical art exercises. Participants will acquire a greater awareness of how to work with conflict constructively. A set of handouts will accompany both these days 
Day 3 Presentation of some of the work undertaken by Marian Liebmann in the community/in adult mental health/in Africa with adults abducted as children. 
Use of art materials will be an opportunity to reflect on presentations and previous days’ courses. 

Introduction to Art Therapy/Art Psychotherapy
Coordinator /Trainer Judith Moss, Art Therapist. 
17th, 18th and 19th November 2017.

This Introduction offers a 12 hour, time honoured way of experiencing Art Therapy/Art Psychotherapy. Taken as a whole it will include presentations - case work – information - -discussion –interactive experiential workshops- art materials, open studio in free time, and light refreshments. The aim of the course is to raise awareness of the effectiveness of Art Therapy as a clinical treatment.

For more information please click on the pdf: External Courses Anglesey.pdf

 

HEALTH HUMANITIES & ARTS IN HEALTH INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM

27 & 28th November 2017
Derby Enterprise Centre, UK
 
The Symposium will present and explore the latest research and provide an opportunity to share evidence-based practice. There will also be a series of workshops, debates and networking opportunities. Registration and abstract submission is now open. 
 
Call for abstracts: 
We welcome a range of presentation styles including the following:
15-minute papers - 15 minute presentation and 5 minutes for questions. This can be an individual or team presentation.
Flash Sessions – these are 5-7-minute short discussion pieces/provocations
Practical Workshops – this is an opportunity to share some art making or show what you do
Other – please submit another format if you wish, suggested formats are welcome
 
Keynote speakers include: 
Professor Stephen Clift (Director Sidney De Haan Research Centre for Arts and Health, Christ Church Canterbury University)
Professor Paul Crawford (Professor of Health Humanities, University of Nottingham).
Professor Susan Hogan (Professor in Cultural Studies and Art Therapy, University of Derby).
Professor Aaron Williamon (Director at the Centre for Performance Science at Royal College of Music London)
 
To register and to find out more, please visit the conference website here

 

CERTIFICATE IN CLAY FIELD THERAPY

Part I will be 4-17 August 2018 - Clay Field Therapy with adults
Part II will be August 2019 - Clay Field Therapy with children

Facilitator Cornelia Elbrecht Art Therapist AThR, SEP
http://www.sensorimotorarttherapy.com cornelia_elbrecht@claerwen.com.au
(see website for short video of Clay Field work in action and detailed info in ‘Trauma Healing at the Clay Field‘ by Cornelia Elbrecht)

A unique opportunity for arts therapists and other mental health professionals to learn about Trauma Healing at the Clay Field in an intensive four week long training programme in two parts in the UK. Usually trainings are in Europe/Australia.

Venue : Sutton, Woodbridge, Suffolk near the UK East Coast and offers the option of a study-holiday experience for professional and personal development.

For more information please click on the PDF: Clay Field.pdf