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3 Days: Therapeutic Treasure Box: Theory & Creative Techniques for Facilitating Resilience & Affect Regulation in Children with Developmental Trauma

What is the impact of trauma, neglect, toxic stress and disrupted attachment on children, adolescents, and on their surrounding adults? What is the impact on the body, brain, emotions, behaviours, learning, and relationships? This course focuses on translating the latest evidence-base, neuroscience findings, attachment, loss, stress, and trauma theories into day-to-day case work.

Thursday 5th to Saturday 7th of November 2020

10:00am to 16.00pm

(Zoom invites will be sent 2-days prior to the start date)

Location:
Delivered Online

Convenors: Karen Treisman

Art Therapy-based Formulation - Online Delivery

This course is open to all qualified professionals. 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 6th and Saturday 7th November 2020

10:00am to 5:00pm

(Zoom invites will be sent 1-week prior to the start date)

Location:
Delivered Online

Convenors:

Neil Springham and

Alex McDonald

Dyadic Parent-Child Art Psychotherapy Training Level 1 - Online Delivery

This course is for qualified Art Therapists or other qualified creative therapists only. Dyadic Parent-Child Art Psychotherapy is a way of working which focuses directly on the child’s primary attachment relationship. The therapist does not become the child’s therapist or the caregiver’s therapist but the relationship’s therapist. The aim of this two day course is practical: to give art therapists what they need to feel confident and competent to work in this way.

Friday 20th and Saturday 21st November 2020

10:00am to 16:00pm

(Zoom invites will be sent 1-week prior to the start date)

Location:
Delivered Online

Convenors: Anthea Hendry and Amanda Cyriax

Using Social Theories in Art Therapy Practice and Research - Online Delivery

This course is open to all who wish to attend. The aim of the course is to teach participants hands-on skills for utilizing social theories in individual, group and community art therapy practice and research. It will teach ways of using art to co-produce knowledge with clients and change existing systems. The course will offer new skills for redefining the role of an art therapist and re-understanding art through social theories.

Saturday 28th November 2020

10:00am - 17:00pm

(Zoom invites will be sent 1-week prior to the start date)

Location:
Delivered Online

Convenors: Prof. Ephrat Huss

Trauma-Informed Organisations - Online Delivery

There is currently a buzz around trauma-informed practice and organisational change from a systems perspective; however, there is a worry about these terms being over-used, diluted, mis-used, and misrepresented. This workshop offers a strong sense and grounding in adversity, culturally infused & responsive organisational transformation, why it is important, what it looks like. What are some of the key ingredients; and some of the steps towards achieving this.

Saturday 5th December 2020

9.30am - 17:00pm

(Zoom invites will be sent 1-week prior to the start date)

Location:
Delivered Online

Convenors:

Dr Karen Treisman

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

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

Saturday 5th December 2020

10:00am to 16:00pm

(Zoom invites will be sent 2-days prior to the start date)

Location:
Delivered Online

Convenors: Sarah Kendrick

Art Therapy with Groups of Children - Online Delivery

Suitable for those registered as or training in Arts Therapies. 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 12th December 2020

10am to 5pm

(Zoom invites sent 1-week prior to the start date)

Location:
Delivered Online

Convenors: Lotte van Kouwen

Art Therapy Based Psychoeducation - Online Delivery

This course is for qualified Art Therapists and Art Therapy Trainees only 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 12th December 2020

10:00am to 5:00pm

(Zoom invites sent 1-week prior to the start date)

Location:
Delivered Online

Convenors: Neil Springham

Online Art Therapy Groups - NEW COURSE

This course is open to all UK and International qualified professionals and trainees. The course will help develop your understanding of offering art therapy groups online. Topics will include delivering art therapy groups online, creating engaging environments, issues and challenges, technical advice, group dynamics and case examples. The course will also include reflective art making and small group discussions on the development of your own online work.

Online Delivery via Zoom

Saturday 16th January 2021

10:00am - 17:00pm (Zoom waiting room open from 9:30am)

Location:
Delivered Online - Zoom invite and course information will be sent within the week prior to starting

Convenors: Nicky Roland

Art Psychotherapy & Eating Disorders - Online Delivery

The course will look at Eating Disorders (mainly Anorexia) 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 23rd January 2021

10:00am to 17:00pm

(Zoom invites will be sent 1-week prior to the start date)

 

Location:
Delivered Online

Convenors: Cliff Free

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

This course is open to all 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. The course will provide an insight into EMDR methods and information about trainings.

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Saturday 30th January 2021

10:00am - 17:00pm

(Zoom invites will be sent 1-week prior to start date)

Location:
Delivered Online

Convenors: Lee Simmons

Art Therapy Based Group Work with Teams and Organisations - Online Delivery

For qualified Arts Therapists, this course will introduce you to some basic concepts on how to understand organisations and commonly found dynamics within teams.

Friday 5th February 2021

10:00am - 16:00pm

(Zoom invites will be sent 1-week prior to the start date)

Location:
Delivered Online

Convenors: Valerie Huet

Art Therapy Out-of-Doors: Working in and with nature - NEW COURSE

Post-lockdown, many therapists are considering using public and private green space but many lack necessary training and support to take this step safely. This course offers an in-depth online training course on moving your therapeutic practice out-of-doors.

Saturday 20th February 2021

9:30am - 16:00pm (Zoom waiting room open from 9:00am)

Location:
Delivered Online - Zoom invite and course information will be sent within the week prior to starting

Convenors: Vanessa Jones and Gary Nash

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 19th & Saturday 20th March 2021

10:00am - 16:00pm (online registration/Zoom waiting room from 9.30am)

Location:
To be delivered online via Zoom

Convenors: Anthea Hendry & Katie Wrench

Peer Review Training - Online Training (M)

A key task of the British Association of Art Therapists is to act as the learned society for the profession and the International Journal of Art Therapy: Inscape is the primary record of this activity. The validity of what appears in the journal rests on sound peer review with the BAAT membership forming the basis of that peer system. The development of art therapy theory that is truly representative of contemporary practice rests on the widest possible involvement of BAAT members.

Saturday 20th March 2021

10.00am to 16.00pm

(Zoom invites will be sent 1-week prior to the start date)

Location:
Delivered Online

Convenors: Alex McDonald & Susan Carr

Supervision Training - Online 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 23rd & Wednesday 24th March 2021

10:00am - 17:00pm

(Zoom invites will be sent 1-week prior to the start date)

Location:
Delivered Online

Convenors:

Val Huet and

Janet De Heger

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

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 27th March 2021

10:00am - 17:00pm (Registration from 9:30am)

(Zoom invites sent out 1-week prior to start date)

Location:
Delivered Online

Convenors: Sarah Kendrick

Art Therapists Creating Art – Alongside, With and For Service Users - Online Delivery

This course is open to all who wish to attend. The course will outline the implications for theory and practice of creating art: alongside; with; and for service users. The ethical considerations and appropriateness of these ways of working will be examined and guidance offered for use within art therapy practice. Participants will also engage with experiential work and consider the experience from the perspectives of both service user and therapist.

Saturday 24th April 2021

10:00am - 16:00pm

(Zoom invites are sent out 1-week prior to start date)

Location:
Delivered Online

Convenors: Dr Susan Carr

Healing Trauma with Guided Drawing; A bilateral approach to sensorimotor body mapping - NEW DATE

Open to all Qualified Professionals and Trainees. Guided Drawing is a body-focused drawing technique providing an archetypal structure that applies the philosophy of Jungian Depth Psychology to universal, formal elements such as a line or a circle or a square. Adults draw with closed eyes and both hands, using chalk crayons or finger paints on large sheets of paper.

Wednesday 12th & Thursday 13th May 2021


Two half days: 9:00am - 12:30pm

 

(Zoom invite will be sent 1-week prior to start date)

Location:
Delivered Online (Zoom invite will be sent 3 days prior to start date)

Convenors: Cornelia Elbrecht

Art Therapy with Groups of Children - Online Delivery

Suitable for those registered as or training in Art's Therapies. 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 22nd May 2021

10:00am - 17:00pm

(Zoom invites will be sent out 1-week prior to start date)

Location:
Delivered Online

Convenors: Amanda Dudley

Art Psychotherapy & Eating Disorders - Online Delivery

The course will look at Eating Disorders (mainly Anorexia) 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 12th June 2021

10:00am to 5:00pm

(Zoom invites to be sent 1-week prior to start date)

Location:
Delivered Online

Convenors: Clifford Free

Mindfulness-Based Art Therapy: Approaches and Applications - NEW COURSE

This course is open to Qualified and Trainee Art Therapists, and other Registered Creative Therapists from around the world. 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 to 16.00pm (Zoom waiting room will be open from 9.30am)

Location:
Online Delivery: Zoom invite will be sent within the week prior to start date

Convenors: Nicky Roland

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

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

Saturday 2nd October 2021

10:00am - 17:00pm

(Zoom invites sent 1-week prior to start date)

Location:
Delivered Online

Convenors: Sarah Kendrick

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

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

(Zoom invites to be sent 1-week prior to the start date)

 

Location:
Delivered Online

Convenors: Lee Simmons