Expressive Arts Therapy: An Introduction to Intermodal Processing
Saturday, December 3rd, 2022
9:00 am to 12:00 pm EST
Presenter: Reji Mathew, PhD, LCSW
NASW-NYS Members: $30
NASW Other Chapter Member: $60
NASW-NYS Student and Transitional Members: FREE
This workshop is approved for 3.0 continuing education credit hours for licensed social workers, licensed mental health counselors, licensed marriage and family therapists and licensed psychologists
Expressive Arts Therapies is an evidence-based discipline of helping and healing that uses the arts as the basis for discovery and change. All five fields of the arts: visual, dance/movement, music, drama/theater, and writing/poetry, can offer health benefits for the mind, body, and spirit.
Dr. Mathew is an expressive arts educator, therapist, advocate, and intermodal artist. Her area of interest & specialization is the use of the expressive arts as a multi-sensory processing tool for self-expansion, problem, solving and personal growth. Attendees will be introduced to the 5 modalities of the expressive with strategies to implement within their scope of practice.
*PLEASE NOTE: Since this session involves active engagement with expressive exercises, attendees are requested to be on-camera for maximum benefit.
After the completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:
- Describe the Expressive Therapies Continuum model for the expressive arts
- Describe the concept of intermodal processing and how to integrate this perspective into clinical practice.
- Develop an understanding of processing guidelines of safety and debriefing in the expressive arts
This workshop is approved for 3.0 continuing education credit hours.
NASW-NYS is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers (Provider ID #0014), licensed mental health counselors (Provider ID #MHC-0053), licensed marriage and family therapists (Provider ID #MFT-0037) and licensed psychologists (Provider ID #PSY-0088).
Reji Mathew, PhD, LCSW, is a N.Y. Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 20 years of direct clinical treatment experience. Reji is a clinical instructor of continuing education courses; she specializes in teaching evidence-based treatment approaches – DBT, CBT, ACT, CFT, Positive Psychology, Interpersonal Psychotherapy, and Mindfulness. Reji is a frequent instructor at NYU - SSW, and NASW. They have also taught at Hunter College and Brooklyn OHEL Institute for Training. Reji is an Integrative cognitive behavioral therapist. She incorporates many strategies within a skill-oriented therapeutic approach. Reji is both Neuroscience and Trauma-Informed. Reji also has a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. Supervision sessions will include training & teaching on a wide variety of current evidence-based strategies. She offers affordable supervision & mental health training for individuals, educational, and clinical settings. I am also an ARTS advocate. Reji arts advocacy work includes freelance health journalism and graphic design artistry. Reji is currently completing certification to be a REAT (Registered Expressive Arts Therapist) Please see Reji's website for her visual arts project on “Positivity, Hope & The Art of Pause.” (Website: https://www.rejimathewphd-writer.com/).
|NASW Other Chapter Member||$60.00|
|NASW-NYS Student and Transitional Member||$0.00|
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