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External Courses

 

ONLINE 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 network.

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

 

E.LEARNING: STUDIO AND OPEN GROUPS, OXFORD COLLEGE OF ARTS & THERAPIES

This e.learning course focuses on art therapy studio and open groups practice and includes:

* Definition, difference & common ground between the two models 
* The concepts and practice of dynamic administration 
* Structural and boundary differences in group types 
* Best practices for each type of group, including referrals, integration of approaches (directive, interactive, non-directive), observational skills, enabling engagement in art making, how to discuss artworks, group theory and practice challenges, and co-working. 

For more information please click on the link: ocat.org.uk/courses/cpd-studio-and-open-groups

 

ME' MANAGING EMOTIONS: ONLINE SKILLS TRAINING PROGRAM

10 Hourly Sessions of (DBT) Informed Skills Training for Health Care Professionals: Optional Art Exercises plus PDF Manual

This training covers DBT History, Skills Training Groups, Individual DBT Therapy along with modules of DBT – Mindfulness, Distress Tolerance, Emotion Regulation and Interpersonal Effectiveness. Also included are examples of how to complete Diary Cards and Chain Analysis

For more information and a free introductory video visit www.expressivetherapyclinic.com.au here

All materials in this ME Managing Emotions Program have been adapted from Professor Marsha Linehan’s Skills Training Manuals 1993, 2015 and information from www.behavioraltech.org or modifications to those © documents. 

 

2021 EVENTS & COURSES

  

 

What next for sustainable practice?
Wednesday 24th November 2021


 
Join Arts and Health South West (AHSW) for their Annual Conference. This year the online conversation will be about the challenges and opportunities for sustaining practice in arts and health. Keynotes, panel discussions, creative breakout workshops and facilitated table discussions.


Find out more here 



UNIVERSITY OF HERTFORDSHIRE: SCHOOL OF CREATIVE ARTS

Creative Arts Therapy CPD: Innovative practice, research and supervision

Our exciting and innovative post-qualifying professional development (CPD) programme offers a flexible modular course that aims to deepen knowledge, develop innovation and integrate creative approaches used in contemporary arts therapy practice. The course is designed to extend skills and share expertise between practising arts therapists; promote and evaluate research methodologies; reflect on and critically evaluate current practice across the arts therapies professions and embed new learning in our roles as arts therapists and supervisors.

Completion of two modules will receive a CPD certificate of attendance. Completion of all 6 modules will receive additional certification in supervisory practice with an additional certificate for the research component.

Courses start in September 2021 and run through to April 2022. For full details and bookings - Creative Arts Therapy CPD: Innovative practise, research and supervision

Introduction to Art Therapy short courses 2021-22


These short courses introduce the potential for art to be therapeutic through experiential learning. Students will be able to develop their personal creativity while gaining an understanding of Art Therapy as a growing profession in health care and educational contexts.

1. Introduction to Art Therapy Contexts and Clients

Discover how therapeutic art making may be adapted to different contexts and vulnerable clients and groups.
Course dates: Monday 25 October 2021 or Monday 14 February 2022 - 9:30 – 16:30
Course Cost: £195.00

2. Introduction to Working One-to-One in Art Therapy
Gain an understanding of the contexts of working one to one in art therapy and the creative process involved in its practice.
Course dates: Monday 04 April 2022 - 09:30 – 16:30
Course Cost: £195.00

3. Introduction to Working with Groups in Art Therapy
This two-day course offers an understanding of working in groups in art therapy and the creative processes involved in this practice.
Course dates: Monday 27 and Tuesday 28 June 2022 - 10:00 – 16:00
Course Cost: £300.00

All of these courses are run on campus and on-line. 

Click here for further information on these introductory courses

If you wish to discuss this or any other Creative Arts short courses, please contact the short course team on 01707 285327 or ad-shortcourses@herts.ac.uk

 

FINDING RHYTHM AND MOVEMENT THROUGH GUIDED DRAWING

A series of workshops using Guided Drawing - A sensorimotor approach to therapeutic healing. These workshops are designed as a creative and practical way to experience and learn about Guided Drawing for yourself

These workshops are designed as a creative and practical way to experience and learn about Guided Drawing for yourself.

Find out more here

  

 


CLAY FIELD THERAPY WITH ADULTS

Facilitator: Cornelia Elbrecht AThR, SEP, REAT
Venue: Lanehead, East of Lake, Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8AA          
Date: 15 July - 29 July 2022

Trauma Healing at the Clay Field is a sensorimotor, bottom-up approach particularly valuable for treating adults suffering from complex trauma and children with developmental needs. The focus is on haptic perception; how the hands touch the symbolic world of the Clay Field. Almost all trauma involves touch. Neurobiology suggests the need to address learnt action patterns stored in the brainstem, in order to undo early developmental setbacks. Clay Field Therapy is unique in its ability fulfil earliest developmental needs in a self-directed way, without a focus on symptoms or “what happened”...

Find out more by clicking the link here

Contact Cornelia via email at
cornelia@sensorimotorarttherapy.com

Visit the website www.sensorimotorarttherapy.com

   

UNIVERSITY OF ROEHAMPTON ART PSYCHOTHERAPY FOUNDATION COURSE

 
Join our highly successful Art Psychotherapy evening Foundation course starting in October. This course aims to provide an outline and introduction to the subject of Art Psychotherapy, and reflects the Jungian analytical model taught at the University of Roehampton. 

For more information please click here