Expressive Therapies Summit: Los Angeles 2018


CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS

THERAPY TRACK

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 For session descriptions and continuing education information on any of the sessions below, please consult the daily schedule by clicking here.

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THURSDAY, April 26

9:00 am - 4:30 pm 
Social Emotional Arts on a Shoestring for Individuals & Groups in All Settings - Day 1
Ping Ho, MA, MPH
Gabrielle Kauffman, MA, LPCC, BC-DMT, NCC
Lori Baudino, PsyD, BC-DMT 

10:00 am - 5:30 pm
TF-CBT, EMDR, CPP in Play Therapy & Trauma Treatment: Evidence-Based and Creative Arts Practices
Jennifer Lefebre, PsyD, RPT-S


 

10:00 am - 1:00 pm
DIR/Floortime & Music Therapy: From Attunement to Change  
Juliana Frias, MT-BC
Alaina Hogue, MT-BC
Rene Torres, MT-BC
Sarah Badano, MT-BC

10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Emotional Regulation & Connection through Movement for Families: A Neuroscience-Informed Process
Lori Baudino, PsyD, BC-DMT

10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Manifesting the Me: The Power of Imagery and Poetry in MeCardsĀ®
Nancy Weiss, BCD, LCSW

10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Paper Puppets & Healing Narratives for Eliciting Strengths and Resilience
Lani Gerity, DA, ATR
Susan Ainlay-Anand, ATR-BC, ATCS 


 

2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Disrupting Disruptive Student Behaviors with Compassion & Art Therapy
Suzanne Silverstein, MA, ATR
Genia Young, ATR-BC, LMFT

2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Making Messy Art: The Power of Paint and Collage for All Ages, Abilities & Settings 
Anna Reyner, ATR, LMFT 

2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Therapeutic Songwriting with At-Risk Youth: Compositions for Life 
Stephanie Holly, MMT, MT-BC
Ryan Eversole, MT-BC
Brian Owens


 

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Auto-Regulation and Play Therapy Interventions: Healing the Body
Jennifer Lefebre, PsyD, RPT-S

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Solutions Focused Therapy & Improvisation: Winning Scenarios for Youth in Groups
Sarah Young-Sheppard, MSW
Suelen Yancor, LCSW
Camille Ameen



FRIDAY, April 27

9:00 am - 4:30 pm 
Puppet Making & Storytelling: Fostering Strengths, Resilience & Inclusivity
Lani A. Gerity, DA, ATR
Susan Ainlay Anand, ATR-BC, ATCS 

9:00 am - 4:30 pm 
Social Emotional Arts on a Shoestring for Individuals & Groups in All Settings - Day 2
Kathy Cass, MA, BC-DMT, NCC, C-IAYT, AHC
Erica Curtis, ATR-BC, LMFT
Vanya Green, MA, MT-BC, LPCC
Mimi Savage, PhD, RDT-BCT


 

9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Creative Composing for Non-Traditional Learners of All Ages: Social-Emotional Themes & Technology
Lisa Crawford, MA, PhD
Kate Richards Geller, MA, MT-BC, LCAT

9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Expressive Arts & Play Therapy for Children on the Autism Spectrum: Music, Movement & Art 
Jane Ferris Richardson, EdD, ATR-BC, RPT, RPT-S, LMHC
Joanne Lara, MA, CTC, MSEd 

9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Managing Cyberbullying, Sexting & Other Digital Dangers through Play Therapy
Mary Ruth Cross, RPT-S, LMFT
Leslie Baker, MFT, NCC

9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Managing Big Feelings & Behaviors through the Arts
Erica Curtis, ATR-BC, LMFT

9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Play as Archetype & Agent of Transformational Change  
Lorraine Freedle, PhD, ABPdN, LCSW


 

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
A Neurosequential Art Approach for Working with Kids
Peggy Kolodny, ATR-BC, LCPAT 

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Emotional Development & Violence Prevention for Multicultural Youth: An Embodied Approach
Genevieve Dunn, MA, R-DMT
Whitney Bush, MA, R-DMT

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Group Sandplay for Couples & Groups of All Ages
Gita Morena, PhD, CST-T, LMFT 

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Integrating Somatic & Sensory Therapies with Play for Treating Complex Trauma Across the Lifespan
Jennifer Lefebre, PsyD, RPT-S

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Making Messy Art: The Power of Paint and Collage for All Ages, Abilities & Settings
Anna Reyner, ATR, LMFT


 

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Aesthetic Empathy in the Art and Teaching of Friedl Dicker-Brandeis
Linney Wix, PhD, ATR-BC





SATURDAY, April 28

9:00 am - 4:30 pm
The Wizardry of Oz:  Clinical Applications of Baum's Classic Fairy Tale for Healing Trauma
Gita Morena, PhD, CST-T, LMFT 


 

9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cultivating Emotional Resiliency in Kids through Mindfulness, Meditation & Imagination
Charlotte Reznick, PhD

9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Suicide Prevention & Risk Assessment with Youth: What Therapists Need to Know
Leslie Baker, MFT, NCC
Mary Ruth Cross, RPT-S, LMFT


 

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Digital Media Arts: Therapeutic Interventions for Adolescents and Others
Jeffrey Jamerson, MA, Phd

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Music Together: A Worldwide Program for Families with Young Children  
Carol Ann Blank, PhD, MT-BC, LCAT, LPC

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
School-Based Expressive Arts: Multimodal Groups for Growth & Change
Betsy Funk, LCSW, LIMHP, MPA, REAT 

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
The Healing Power of Stones: Play Therapy Interventions that Rock
Tammi Van Hollander, RPT, LCSW




SUNDAY, April 29

10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Songs, Chants & Fingerplays: High-Energy Music & Movement for Promoting Child Development  
Carol Ann Blank, PhD, MMT, MT-BC, LCAT, LPC

10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Trauma-Informed Approaches to Bullying & Violence: Dramatic Options for Safer Schools
Bradford Bancroft, RDT, LMFT
Diana Feldman, RDT, LCAT


 

2:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Developing Social Games for Special Needs & Other Populations: Attention, Affect, Action
Stephen Breithaupt, MS, RDT


 

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