(Live Event, 1.5 CEs) Art Therapy for Creating Boundaries for Caregivers
OCTOBER 10TH, 2019 @ 2:00PM EST
This course is worth 1.5 continuing education contact hour for LCATs in New York state.
The purpose of this workshop is to help caregivers of mentally ill or mentally disabled family members define their roles and boundaries within a family unit. Through lecture as well as an art experiential, participants will be able to understand the different roles they play inside and outside of their family unit. Using this knowledge will encourage safe spaces, containment and boundaries to support the overall mental health and stability of the caregiver.
1. Participants will be able to identify at least 1 issue as a loved one or caretaker of someone with a mental illness or mental disability.
2. Participants will be able to identify 1 technique used to define the role of caretaker within the family unit for the purpose of creating boundaries.
3. Participants will be able to describe at least 1 art therapy directive which will help a caregiver to visually define their role within the family unit.
Jodi is a creative arts therapist who runs a private school art therapy program in Brookville, New York. Jodi has been working with children and young adults on the autism spectrum for the past 15 years. She has experience working with other populations such as psychiatric illness, multiple physical and learning disabilities and geriatrics. She is currently working on building a private practice and consulting business that will also include populations such as post-partum mental health; siblings and family members of individuals with psychiatric illness and bereavement. Jodi lives with her husband Danny, her daughter Madison, and her 17-pound cat Mollie.
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