Course Detail: ATS3 - The Culture of Creativity: Advanced Applications of the Expressive Therapies Continuum

This interactive workshop will introduce participants to the theory of the Expressive Therapies Continuum.  It will explore the use of this pantheoretical model as a guide in the assessment of art therapy participants as well as in setting up and monitoring treatment goals.

Specific learning objectives:
1. Participants will be able to name and describe the four levels of the Expressive Therapies Continuum (ETC)
2. Participants will be able to list three advantages of the ETC as a model for art therapy assessment
3.  Participants will be able to explain two ways in which the ETC is used to construct treatment goals in art therapy
4.  Participants will be able to describe the ETC as a foundation for personal and profession self-care

Speaker: Lisa D. Hinz, PhD, ATR-BC is a licensed clinical psychologist and board certified art therapist.  She is an associate professor and director of the art therapy psychology doctoral program at Dominican University of California. Dr. Hinz is the author of many professional publications and three books on art therapy. The second edition of her book, Expressive Therapies Continuum: A Framework for Using Art in Therapy was released in January 2020 and builds upon her interest in materials and methods in art therapy.  Dr. Hinz specializes in the treatment of eating issues, substance abuse, and lifestyle medicine; she maintains a private practice in St. Helena, California.

SIUE is an approved CEU provider by the State of Illinoisfor social work continuing education. If you are licensed/certified in anyother state or province, please refer to the regulations in that state orprovince or the national board requirements to determine whether this willqualify for CEU credits.

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