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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/

 

ONLINE ART THERAPY CPD COURSES, OXFORD COLLEGE OF ARTS & THERAPIES 
Course 1: When thinking fails: Mentalization-based art therapy groups
Course 2: Group leadership style: Reflective practice exercise

The Oxford College of Arts & Therapies is delighted to launch its first two art therapy CPD online courses. These filmed lectures by Dr Neil Springham (PhD) address 'When thinking fails: Mentalization-based art therapy groups' and 'Group leadership style: Reflective practice exercise'. They include handouts and exercises.  

They will be of interest to art therapists, artists in health, other professionals and students. We also hope that people who live in areas where accessing training is difficult will find these helpful.

Continuing Professional Development Certificates are downloadable on completion. Please visit our website www.ocat.org.uk 

   

 

AN INTRODUCTION TO ART THERAPY, UNIVERSITY OF HERTFORDSHIRE
 
The course is intended as a first step to a qualification, or as an opportunity to discover how therapeutic art-making may be adapted to different contexts and clients, linked to key theories of wellbeing.

This is a sequence of three courses. You can attend one of them or all. Taken together they are a thorough introduction to the potential for art as a therapy through experiential learning, activity and involvement. Participants will be able to develop their own personal creativity while gaining an understanding of how Art Therapy is effective in health care and educational contexts and as a growing profession. 

Symbol and Language
Course Date: Monday 12th February 2018 ~ 9.30 – 17.00
Course Cost: £165.00

Expression and Meaning
Course Date: Monday 9rd April 2018 ~ 9.30 – 17.00
Course Cost: £165.00

Looking and Making
Course Dates: Monday 25th and Tuesday 26th June 2018 ~ 10.00 – 16.00
Course Cost: £300.00
 
For more information and booking details please click on the PDF: Introduction to Art Therapy.pdf


 

LLIWIO

INTRODUCTION TO ART THERAPY CPD COURSES
 
Friday 23rd, Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th of February 2018
 
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.

Please click on the link for more information: http://www.lliwio.co.uk/

 

ART THERAPY ANGER AND CONFLICT WORKSHOPS

Forgiveness: Art Therapy Anger and Conflict Workshop 
Anglesey: Thursday 8th March 2018
 
Art Therapy Anger and Conflict Workshops
Anglesey: Friday 9th, Saturday 10th, Sunday 11th of March 2018
 
Course facilitator: Marian Liebmann has worked in art therapy with offenders, with women’s groups and community groups, and more recently in the Inner City Mental Health Team in Bristol, where she has developed work on anger issues. She lectures on art therapy at several universities in the UK and Ireland. She also works in restorative justice, mediation and conflict resolution, and has run Art, Conflict and Anger workshops in many countries.

For more information please click on the link: http://www.lliwio.co.uk/

 

 

THE ARTS THERAPIES AND BRAIN INJURY CONFERENCE (CHROMA)

Optimising Outcomes Across Assessment, Treatment and Care

15th March 2018, British Medical Association House, London

An international panel presents on the positive impact of the arts therapies on the assessment, treatment and care of people with a brain injury. 
 
There is now greater awareness of the clinical importance arts therapies can play in furthering successful client outcomes as part of the overall MDT approach. Delegates will benefit from hearing the latest evidence based research from world leaders in this area as well as practical sessions where delegates can explore these approaches and gain understanding how implementation can help optimise outcomes in both the clinical as well as medico-legal setting.

PLEASE NOTE: Early Bird Discount available until 30th November 2017

For more information and booking details please click on the PDF here


 

NATIONAL ARTS IN HEALTH CONFERENCE AND SHOWCASE 

Thursday 19 April 2018

The Conference and Showcase is an Aesop collaboration with the College of Medicine and Guildhall School of Music & Drama.

The main target audience is health professionals. The aim is to inspire them about the power of the arts to improve the lives of patients and health professionals, and to galvanise and equip them to work with artists and arts organisations. 

Please click on the PDF for further information and the expression of interest form: Aesop showcase - EOI form.pdf

  

 

CONGRESS ATTACHMENT AND TRAUMA CONFERENCE
 
Personality Development and Psychotherapy
4 - 6th of May 2018, London
 
Attachment, simple and complex trauma can have an impact not only on the brain, but also on the personality development of human beings. In recent years, there has been a growing consensus within the scientific community on the importance of the connections between attachment, trauma, personality development and pathology. 

Leading experts in all these fields will gather in London next May to share their vast knowledge about attachment, trauma, personality development and psychotherapy. After the first unforgettable conference in May 2017, this Congress is an unmissable event within the international landscape of psychology and psychotherapy. Besides eleven different presentations and one panel discussion per day, there will be ample space for discussion. 
 
To find out more please click 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