The Learning Center
The Art Therapy Program Learning Center provides engaging professional development workshops designed for art therapists, counselors, social workers and other mental health professionals interested in expanding their knowledge base. Workshops can also help therapists and social workers earn credit toward Continuing Education Units (CEUs).
Workshops cover a wide range of specialties, including neuroscience and counseling approaches, trauma training and Jungian and archetypal concepts. Sessions generally last one full day and include one or more visiting speakers, visual arts activities and panel discussions.
Monstrare: Implicit Bias & Shadow
Juliet King, (PhDc), ATR-BC, LPC, LMHC
Saturday, October 29, 2022
11:00am - 1:00pm EST
Gretchen Miller & Drew Matott
Saturday, December 3, 2022
10:00am - 11:30am
$30 for GW alumni, faculty, supervisors and students (code: GWUDEC)
Art therapy across the globe: Socio-cultural considerations for the treatment of Psychological Trauma
Saturday, January 21, 2022
10:00am - 12:00pm EST
Workshops and Talks Available for Registration
Saturday, 5/21/2022, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
“We are born makers. We move what we’re learning from our heads to our hearts through our hands.” -Brené Brown.
Saturday, 4/23/2022, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
This presentation will describe how trauma-informed screening improves identification of survivors of violence in a healthcare setting.
Lessons for Art Therapists on Creating Accessible Art Spaces in a School Based Art Therapy Setting
Saturday, 3/26/2022, 9:00am - 12:00pm
How do we, as abled service providers, provide access to art and have everyone be heard? Join us to learn about client engagement in the art making process.
Wednesday, 3/16/2022, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
We will explore student self-regulation and expressive protocols through the lens of neuroscience.
Saturday, 3/5/2022, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us for a time of reflection and discussion as we examine how the art therapy world has upheld ableist practices and how we can dismantle them.
Saturday, 2/26/2022, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
This panel will explore the evolution of our cultural identity of art therapists and how it impacts past, present, and future directions of the profession.
Locating the Contemplative - Transpersonal View
Saturday, 1/29/2022, 10:30am - 6:59pm
A summary of the perennial, transpersonal themes inherent in art and art therapy frame the core of this presentation.
Past, Present and Future Directions in Transpersonal Art Therapy
Saturday, 1/15/2022, 10:30am - 12:00pm
This interdisciplinary panel invites attendees to confront their own biases and prejudices when exploring transpersonal issues that may arise in their work.
Friday, 3/12/2021, 12:00pm - 6:59pm
Because language is power, how we use language to name, describe, represent, and “construct” others is a pressing concern for art therapists in counteracting vi