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BAAT Safeguarding Level 1: The Role of the Art Therapist in Safeguarding Children & Young People - BOOKING CLOSED

Safeguarding is now an integral element of the Art therapist’s role. It is imperative that Art therapists carry out this function effectively and in accordance with legislation.

Saturday 26th June 2021

10:00am - 17:00pm

 

Location:
(Delivered via Zoom, information for the day & invite to join will be sent one-week prior to the start date)

Convenors: Mary Rose Brady

Mindfulness-Based Art Therapy: Approaches and Applications - BOOKING CLOSED

Mindfulness-based art therapy (MBAT) is an integrated approach combining mindfulness teaching and practice with self-expression using art materials and a therapeutic relationship. MBAT is practiced with groups and individuals.

Saturday 26th June 2021

10:00am - 16.00pm

Location:
(Delivered via Zoom, information for the day & invite to join will be sent the day before)

Convenors: Nicky Roland

Art Therapy in sessional, private and independent practice

The aim of the course is to offer Art & Creative Therapists all the practical tips they need to set up their practice and to prepare them for this work.

Saturday 3rd July 2021

10:00am - 16:00pm

Location:
(Delivered via Zoom, information for the day & invite to join will be sent the day before)

Convenors: Anthea Hendry & Themis Kyriakidou

Creating a Strong Art Therapy Presence on Social Media: Professionally, Ethically, Creatively - NEW COURSE

This workshop presents content for art therapists to consider when creating and maintaining a strong digital presence using social media professionally, ethically, and creatively. Digital boundaries, e-Professionalism, the impact of one’s digital footprint, introduction to ethical frameworks and strategies for promoting a presence online aligning with one’s work, passions, values, and career interests will be examined.

Friday 16th and Saturday 17th July 2021

13:00pm - 17:00pm (both days)

Location:
(Delivered via Zoom, information for the day & invite to join will be sent the day before)

Convenors: Gretchen Miller

Parent-Infant Art Therapy Groups - NEW COURSE

This course will explore a model of parent-infant art therapy and how it may be used in practice. We will look at the theoretical background to parent-infant work with a focus on developmental psychology and parent-infant interactions. We will cover the practicalities of setting up a group, use video examples to show how art can be beneficial for dyads, and discuss how best to evaluate this work.

Friday 24th - Saturday 25th September 2021

10:00am - 16:00pm

Location:
(Delivered via Zoom, information for the day & invite to join will be sent the day before)

Convenors: Vicky Armstrong & Dr Josephine Ross

Child Development and its significance in Art Therapy across the Life Cycle

At birth, a baby’s brain is a quarter of the size of an adult brain. This doubles in the first year and is 90% formed by age 5. A new-born has all of the neurons required for the rest of their life, but it is the connections between these cells that make the brain work. This course will explore child development from a trauma informed, biopsychological and attachment perspective. It will examine the crucial and unique role that art therapy can play in both pinpointing and reworking poorly nego

Saturday 25th September 2021

09:00am - 17:00pm

Location:
Delivered Online (Zoom invite and information needed will be sent once booking has closed, one week prior to start date)

Convenors: Mary Rose Brady

BAAT Safeguarding Level 2: The Role of the Art Therapist in Safeguarding Children & Young People. Emerging & Complex Issues

Aimed at practitioners who have completed our Level 1 in Safeguarding.

Saturday 2nd October 2021

10:00am - 17:00pm

Location:
Delivered Online (Zoom invite will be sent day before start date)

Convenors: Mary Rose Brady

Perinatal Parent-Infant Art Therapy - NEW COURSE

This course gives an introduction to art therapy practice within perinatal parent-infant mental health. The perinatal period, parental mental illness and infant personality development are described in a theoretical context. The course explores how complex trauma has a trans-generational impact upon attachment and the parent-infant relationship. The practicalities of treatment planning including safeguarding risk and infant observations using video analysis are demonstrated using clinical materi

Friday 8th October 2021

9:30am - 16:30pm

Location:
(Delivered via Zoom, information for the day & invite to join will be sent the day before)

Convenors: Diane Bruce & Silvina Diaz-Bonino

Complex trauma and art therapy: Working with looked after children and their families - NEW COURSE

This course is open to all qualified art therapists who want to work safely, ethically and effectively with children who are looked after, on Special Guardianship orders, in kinship care or adoption. The aim is for participants to gain knowledge of current good practice in this field and be familiar with the specific contribution’s art therapists can make when working with complex trauma.

Friday 8th & Saturday 9th October 2021

10:00am - 16:00pm

Location:
(Delivered via Zoom, information for the day & invite to join will be sent the day before)

Convenors: Anthea Hendry & Katie Wrench

Art Therapy and Memory Drawing: Working with Children in Schools - NEW COURSE

Participants will gain an understanding of the methods and theories of memory drawing, which aids children to better memorising various facts related to their coursework learning. Memory drawing also facilitates processing of emotions in a same way as the art-making process functions within art therapy.

Saturday 23rd October 2021

10:00am - 17:00pm

Location:
(Delivered via Zoom, information for the day & invite to join will be sent the day before)

Convenors: Unnur Ottarsdottir

Working with trauma: Art Therapy & EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing) - FULL

This course is open to all UK and International Qualified Professionals. EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing) is a trauma therapy which can be used in conjunction with Art Psychotherapy to help address blocks, phobias, and anxiety. It is well evidenced as effective for PTSD. This course is aimed at those who are not trained in or using EMDR in their practice, yet.

Saturday 30th October 2021

10:00am to 17:00pm

Location:
(Delivered via Zoom, information for the day & invite to join will be sent the day before)

Convenors: Lee Simmons

Art Therapy-based Formulation

Formulation of reasons for and goals of therapy enables co-production of an intervention plan tailored to the individual's needs. Despite formulation becoming a mainstream component of psychological therapy, many practitioners have received little training. As service users may not find verbal approaches the most accessible this course demonstrates the potential of an art therapy approach to formulation with children and adults.

Friday 12th & Saturday 13th November 2021

10:00am - 17:00pm

Location:
(Delivered via Zoom, information for the day & invite to join will be sent the day before)

Convenors: Neil Springham & Alex McDonald

The Power of Language- the words we use and the way we story people - NEW COURSE

Power of language, the words we use, and how we story people: This powerful and important workshop explores and reflects on the words which we use in conversations, in therapy, in notes/recordings, and in places like meetings & client consultations. We look at the words we use to talk about people and describe them; as well as talking with other professionals. We think about how the way we speak can influence and impact

Saturday 4th December 2021

10:00am - 16:00pm

Location:
(Delivered via Zoom, information for the day & invite to join will be sent once booking has closed)

Convenors: Karen Treisman

Till death do us art: A Creative Exploration of Loss & Grief - NEW COURSE

A creative CPD course exploring death, loss & grief, its implications for therapy work & the importance of self-care. Death can touch on our most primitive defences. On this creative course, you will have the opportunity to safely explore this important aspect of living; reflecting both on client work and on your own feelings and experiences.

Friday 14th & Saturday 15th January 2022

10:00am - 16:00pm

Location:
Delivered via Zoom, information for the day & invite to join will be sent once booking has closed

Convenors: Sharon Herriot & Bethan Bäez-Devine

Art Therapy-based Psychoeducation

Evidence is mounting that patient education can both increase the effectiveness of psychological therapy interventions by strengthening the therapeutic alliance and be a valid brief intervention in its own right. Psychoeducational approaches which are overly academic or cognitively based can be less effective in situations where learning and attention can be compromised by emotional distress or developmental issues.

Saturday 22nd January 2022

10:00am - 16:00pm

Location:
Delivered via Zoom, information for the day & invite to join will be sent once booking has closed

Convenors: Neil Springham

Art Therapy-based work with Teams and Organisations

This course will introduce you to some basic concepts on how to understand organisations and commonly found dynamics within teams.

Tuesday 22nd February 2022

10:00am - 16:00pm

Location:
Delivered via Zoom, information for the day & invite to join will be sent once booking has closed

Convenors: Valerie Huet

Supervision Training

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 8th & Wednesday 9th March 2022

10:00am - 16:00pm

Location:
Delivered via Zoom, information for the day & invite to join will be sent once booking has closed

Convenors: Val Huet & Janet De Heger

Art Therapy-based Formulation

Formulation of reasons for and goals of therapy enables co-production of an intervention plan tailored to the individual's needs. Despite formulation becoming a mainstream component of psychological therapy, many practitioners have received little training. As service users may not find verbal approaches the most accessible this course demonstrates the potential of an art therapy approach to formulation with children and adults.

Friday 8th & Saturday 9th April 2022

10:00am - 16:00pm

Location:
Delivered via Zoom, information for the day & invite to join will be sent once booking has closed

Convenors: Neil Springham & Alex McDonald

Art Therapy with Groups of Children

This course will support your understanding of what you need to consider in order to set up and begin facilitating Art Therapy Groups with Primary aged Children.

Saturday 11th June 2022

10:00am - 16:00pm

Location:
Delivered via Zoom, information for the day & invite to join will be sent once booking has closed

Convenors: Lotte van Kouwen