"The Ethical Necessity of Fiction in Psychotherapy Practice" Presented by Mark Dean, MFA, MA, ATR-BC, LPC, Certified Jungian Analyst February 21st, 2021 9:00am-12:00pm *3 CEUs for Ethics training
Description: This presentation connects the dots between psychotherapy research, the role of imaging plays in human consciousness, as related to ethical psychotherapy practice. Historical, philosophical, and scientific frameworks are examined against the backdrop of a case example to illustrate that fictionalizing is a necessary and core methodology, for effective psychotherapeutic practice. Objectives: 1. Participants will be able to describe the differences between 4 major philosophy of science perspectives that are relevant to orienting the therapist to what is meaningful in the psychotherapy process. 2. Participants will be able to state the core rationale for the central role played by fictionalizing in the psychotherapy process. 3. Participants will be able to articulate a core rationale for the utilization of fiction and creative process, not only in art therapy practice, but in all truly psychotherapeutic processes. *All ticket purchases are NON-REFUNDABLE* *Membership must be current at time of events to receive membership rates. *For student rate please send us proof that you are a student in order to receive student rate. Email proof of current student status to email@example.com *The information provided in this event is the express opinion of the presenter, and is not an endorsement by PAATA*. *Your participation in this program indicates your permission for PAATA to photograph your work or likeness for use in promotional material unless you provide us with written revocation of this permission.*
Join us on January 9, 2021 for Assessing Suicidality, An Interactive Role Play for Clinical Skill Building (This workshop satisfies CEC requirements for Suicide training for LPCs.) Presenter: Denise Wolfe, MA, ATR-BC, ATCS, LPC This interactive workshop will teach participants much needed skills related to suicide assessment and interventions. This is in interactive learning experience that utilizes role play and in-vivo skills coaching. This workshop will also address symptoms of secondary trauma. Participants will learn creative ways to enhance self-care and to create intentional structures of peer and organizational support that are appropriate to the culture of the agency. Objectives: 1. Participants will identify multiple risk and protective factors when conducting a suicide assessment. 2. Participants will conduct a suicide inquiry using clear, concise, clinical language that identifies ideation, plan, behaviors, and intent, access to lethal means, as well as homicidal inquiry 3. Participants will identify at least 3 possible interventions related to three assessed risk levels of suicidal action (low, moderate and high risk) 4. Participants will identify personal character strengths and predict ways to utilize these strengths to promote resilience CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
The Pennsylvania Art Therapy Association is working to bring art therapists from across the state together! This year we will host our annual networking event at #AATA50, but we will also be hosting three remote networking events across PA at the same time. On Friday, November 1, 2019 Art Therapists from across the state will gather in Kansas City, MO, as well as Bethlehem, Hanover, and Homestead in PA to network, share laughs, enjoy good food, and make some art.
Locations: Kansas City, MO
The Drunken Fish 14 East 14th Street Kansas City, MO 64106 Meeting on the rooftop lounge, weather permitting. We will meet inside the restaurant if weather is not favorable.
Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm There is no fee to register, but registration is required for our reservation.
Cost: Free to register. Select appetizers will be provided. Individuals will be responsible for beverage purchases at the restaurant.
Allentown, Bethlehem, Easton Cactus Blue, 2915 Schoenersville Road, Bethlehem, PA. There is no fee to register, but registration is required for our reservation. Please bring any art supplies you may wish to use if you would like to create a small piece of art while we network. Time: 7pm-10pm
Cost: Free to register, individual food and beverage purchases at restaurant. Menu: http://www.cactusblue.biz/our-menu/
Cactus Blue is BYOB.
Register for Bethlehem: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pa-art-therapists-unity-networking-day-tickets-78794469379
Hanover Art Therapists from the Hanover, Harrisburg, York, Gettysburg and beyond will meet at Art Therapy Studios, 110 W. Eisenhower Drive, Hanover, PA 1733 with private practice owner and host Brenda Cunningham. There is no fee to register, but registration is required and strictly limited to 25. Please bring any art supplies you may wish to use if you would like to create a small piece of art while we network. Some art supplies will be provided, as well as light food and beverages. Time: 6:30pm-9:30pm
Cost: Free to register, registration is strictly limited to 25 people.
Register for Hanover: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pennsylvania-art-therapists-unity-networking-event-hanover-pa-tickets-78799364019
Homestead/Pittsburg Art Therapists from the Homestead, Pittsburgh, area and beyond will meet at Panera Waterfront, 210 West Bridge Street, Homestead, PA 15120.
Please bring any art supplies you may wish to use if you would like to create a small piece of art while we network.
Cost: Free to register, individual food and beverage purchases at restaurant.
October 12, 2019 Join us for a networking event for creative arts therapists and mental health professionals in Western, PA!!! 10am-1pm 205 West Otterman Street Greensburg, PA 15601 This event will include:
Chance auction with self- care gift baskets, prizes, and goodies!
Creative based stations to participate and learn new self care techniques!
Networking with creative arts therapy and mental health professionals!
Free parking in open air lots across the street from front door of the art building
CREATING A STRONG DIGITAL PRESENCE AS A THERAPIST: PROFESSIONALLY, ETHICALLY, CREATIVELY March 23, 2019 10:00am - 4:00pm Live in Person & Via Live Webcast Drexel University Center City Campus & Via Live Webcast Room 1043, Three Parkway Building, 1601 Cherry Street Philadelphia, PA 19102 Speaker: Gretchen Miller, MA, ATR-BC, ACTP Course Description This workshop presents practical content for creative arts therapists to consider for creating and maintaining a strong digital presence through the use of social media professionally, ethically, and creatively. Topics about digital boundaries, e-professionalism, the impact of ones digital footprint will be explored, as well as the introduction of ethical frameworks to help inform the art therapist’s social media activity. Participants will also be introduced to important strategies for promoting a presence online that aligns with their work, passions, values, and career interests. Workshop content will include lecture, discussion, and creative experientials.