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Event Details - Building Skills: Extended Art Therapy Training 2019

Title: Building Skills: Extended Art Therapy Training 2019
Type of Activity: Workshops & Seminars
Objective of Course / Workshop:

Building Skills: Extended Art Therapy Training - Jindivick

Explore - learn - create

The aim of this training is to build on the first course, Foundations of Art Therapy Training for Professionals. In this training, the Expressive Therapies Continuum (ETC) will be studied on a deeper level. An exploration of the difference between ‘fluid’ and ‘resistant’ art materials, and the blocks that can occur when a client is unable to move from a component of the ETC will be examined. Concepts related to this theory model will be explained and discussed, such as reflective distance, the emerging and healing processes of the components and the stages of human development connected to each level.

NOTE: This training is for those who have completed the first training course, that is, Foundations of Art Therapy Training for Professionals.

There is no art making experience or ability necessary for this course.

 

 

Course / Workshop Outline:

2019 jindivick, Victoria

Building Skills: Extended Art Therapy Training for Profesionals

The training is over three x 3-day weekend workshops

(9 full days of training)

1.     Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, September 13,14, & 15, and

2.      Friday, Saturday and Sunday, October 18,19 & 20, and

3.      Friday, Saturday and Sunday, November 22,23 & 24.

WORKSHOP 1. Kinesthetic – Sensory Level of the Expressive Therapies Continuum

Through theory and experiential learning, participants will explore this primary level of the ETC, expanding on previous knowledge.

 WORKSHOP 2. Perception – Affective Level of the Expressive Therapies Continuum

Participants will explore the second level of the ETC and experience how different art materials and methods can be utilized to assist clients to manage their progress and wellbeing.

WORKSHOP 3. Cognitive – Symbolic Level and the Creative Level of the Expressive Therapies Continuum

Participants will be introduced to the third and fourth levels of the ETC and explore methods to assist clients to identify their resources, manage and reframe their issues and arrive at new choices. Participants will reflect again on the power of symbols in art work and how they can inform individuals.

Building Skills: Extended Art Therapy Training 2019 content 

Workshop 1. Kinesthetic – Sensory Level of the ETC

Workshop 2. Perception – Affective Level of the ETC

Workshop 3. Cognitive – Symbolic Level and the Creative Level of the ETC

Building Skills: Extended Art Therapy Training 2019 times and dates

Course of training is over 3 by three-day weekend workshops Friday, Saturday and Sunday 10:00am to 4:00pm each day

Friday, Saturday and Sunday, September 13, 14, & 15

Friday, Saturday and Sunday, October 18, 19 & 20

Friday, Saturday and Sunday, November 22, 23 & 24

Note: There are no classes during the Victorian school holiday periods

No art making experience necessary.

Includes all art materials, copy of the ETC book by Lisa Hinz, tea/coffee and homemade scones on arrival on Fridays!

OPD points: 10
Course / Workshop content:

2019 Jindivick, Victoria

Building Skills: Extended Art Therapy Training for Professionals

Three 3-day weekend workshops

WORKSHOP ONE: Friday, Saturday and Sunday - September 13, 14, & 15 2019

Kinaesthetic – Sensory Level of the ETC

This first three-day weekend workshop will look at the first Level of the Expressive Therapies Continuum, the Kinaesthetic - Sensory Level. This level will be studied in detail through theory and experiential processes.

The many ways that the body can be used in art making is a major part of this level and the workshop will demonstrate this. The relationship between this level and the pre-verbal stage of development will be further discussed, along with how this is our first and the basic level of expression and communication.

The concept of ‘fluid’ and ‘resistant’ art materials will be fully explored. A wide range of art materials will ensure a deep understanding of ‘fluid’ and ‘resistant’ art mediums. How this level can generate energy and enthusiasm as well as create a slowing down of the body and mind so there can be a release of tension will be discussed and experienced. Using the senses and the body have a way of rapidly conjuring memories and thus exploring present thinking, emotions and behaviour. This level can help a client to be fully present in the moment, to be aware of their life rhythm and possible blocks

Participants will:

Gain a deeper understanding of the first Kinaesthetic- Sensory Level of the ETC.

Identify the difference between ‘fluid’ and ‘resistant’ art mediums and have media experiences that enhance functioning of this level.

Understand the healing dimension of this Level

Able to identify and assist a client to overcome blocks at this level.  

Will have experienced the diverse range of art materials in this level.

Gain an understanding of the stage of human development coinciding with this level.

WORKSHOP TWO: Friday, Saturday and Sunday - October 18, 19, & 20 2019

Perceptual – Affective Level of the ETC

Workshop two will look at the second Level of the Expressive Therapies Continuum, the Perceptual – Affective Level. This level will be studied in detail through theory and experiential processes. A diverse range of art materials will ensure a deep understanding of this level. The development of mark making and how this can be related to emotions will a major part of this level and the workshop will demonstrate this.

The relationship between this level and the early childhood stage of development will be further discussed, along with how this is the exploration level of expression and communication. A time of making sense of the world.

How this level can help clients to ‘see’ their own world and how other people have different perceptions according to their individual histories and culture. This level explores how to help clients to recognize and articulate their own emotions and to subsequently recognize and understand the emotions of others. Consequently, working at this level can help a client to have a deeper understanding of themselves and others.

Participates will:

Gain a deeper understanding of the second Perceptual - Symbolic Level of the ETC.

Understand the healing dimension of this level

Able to identify and assist a client to overcome blocks at this level.  

Will have experienced the diverse range of art materials in this level.

Gain an understanding of the stage of human development coinciding with this level.

Experience a range of art making relating to perception and emotions.

WORKSHOP THREE: Friday, Saturday and Sunday - November 22, 23, & 24 2019

Cognitive – Symbolic Level and the Creative Level of the ETC

The final workshop will look at the third and fourth levels of the Expressive Therapies Continuum, the Cognitive – Symbolic Level and the Creative Level. This workshop will be explored through theory and experiential processes.

A diverse range of art materials will ensure a deeper connection to these levels. The development of insightful reflection both cognitively and symbolically will be explored, along with the movement in and through the Creative Level.

The cycles of creativity will be discussed along with the flowing movement through the ETC structure. The concept of trusting the process will be further explored in this workshop.

The relationship between this level and the human development capacity will be discussed, along with how this is the mature stage of development and the creative level is the ultimate and unique level of expression and communication. A time of peace and contentment with life.

The Creative Level explores how to help clients to recognize both their unique qualities and wisdom and to arrive at a place of contentment in their world. Consequently, working at this level can help a client to have a sense of complete wellbeing and life satisfaction.

Participants will:

Gain a deeper understanding of the third and fourth levels of the ETC, that is the Cognitive – Symbolic Level and the Creative Level. 

Understand the healing and emerging functions of these levels

Able to identify and assist a client to overcome blocks at the Cognitive - Symbolic level.

Will have experienced the diverse range of art materials in these levels.

Gain an understanding of the stage of human development coinciding with these levels

Start/End Date: 13/09/2019 to 24/11/2019
Time: 10:00:00 - 16:00:00
Presenter / Provider: Dr. Janine Brophy-Dixon
Contact Name: Dr. Janine Brophy-Dixon and Carla Temple
Contact Phone: 0431 072 566 Janine 0458 221 666 Carla
Contact Email: brophydixon@gmail.com
Qualifications: PhD in Philosophy (Art Therapy) from Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Public Health, La Trobe University Bundoora
Experience:

The course is co-facilitated by two qualified, professional art therapists, Dr. Janine Brophy-Dixon and Carla Temple, which ensures a smooth learning pace and a strong holding of the group. Each facilitator comes with a wealth of knowledge with diverse but complimentary work experiences, and individual expertise which enriches the workshop with real case examples. This provides participants with a broad, thorough and integrated understanding of this method of art therapy practice.

Dr.Janine Brophy-Dixon is an artist, art therapist, counsellor, educator and researcher and is currently teaching at the Australian College of Applied Psychology (ACAP). She completed a PhD at La Trobe University (Health Sciences), with an arts-based inquiry into experiences of mother and daughter separation and dislocation. Janine is interested in community arts and health and has created numerous art-based projects. Having worked for 25 years in several areas as an art therapist, Janine has a range of work experiences, particularly working with offenders, traumatized families and with those affected by drug and alcohol. She has presented her research and projects both nationally and internationally.

Carla Temple is an art therapist and teacher with a background in Special Education. She has conducted programs across Australia and internationally, co-authored two books and developed training material on the prevention of school bullying. She has worked as an art therapist with disenfranchised youth, with mothers and children in a woman’s refuge and as an art therapy educator. She currently conducts a range of workshops for women.

Address: Heritage Hall, 1065 Jacksons Track, Jindivick, Vic 3818 (between Pakenham and Drouin)
Address 2:
Suburb: Jindivick, Vic 3818
State: VIC
Postcode:
Website: http://www.brophydixon.com
Parking: Free
Is there disability parking and entry? Yes
Are meals included with this event? Yes
If yes, what meals? Morning / Afternoon Tea
Registration URL: www.brophydixon.com
Cost ($): $2100 Full Payment
Registration Instruction (if applicable):

$2100 Full Payment

$1,999 early bird price, paid by Monday 1st of August 2019

NOTE: A deposit of $200 ASAP will secure your booking (Places are limited)

Includes all art materials, copy of the ETC book by Lisa Hinz, tea/coffee and morning tea on arrival each day!

Email Carla on carlastemple@gmail.com for a Registration Form

 

 

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