This course is worth 1.0 continuing education contact hour for LCATs in New York state.
Through 2 vignettes of therapists working abroad, therapists will discuss how cultural differences can affect the therapeutic process.
Sean Plunkett, MPS, ATR-BC, Licensed Creative Arts Therapist and an Associate Adjunct Professor in Pratt Institute's Graduate Creative Arts Therapy Department. He is also a clinical supervisor at Heartsong, an organization that provides expressive therapies to children on the ASD spectrum. Sean has worked with various populations and integrates creativity and playful exploration into his work. Sean is an avid traveler, painter, and sculptor.
Briana MacWilliam has over 12 years of clinical experience as a creative arts therapist, and is the Founder and Director of CreativeArtsTherapiesOnline.com. She has held two directorial positions in community-based and day-treatment settings, and was a research outcomes coordinator for four years, at the Amen Clinics, Inc.—a brain research and diagnostic facility. She edited and co-authored two books on the subjects of attachment and complicated grief, and working with LGBTQ populations. She is also the Director for Continuing Education for Pratt Institute’s Creative Arts Therapies Department. Additionally, she provides training in spiritual wealth and professional development online, through her program, "The Abundant Healer."
CreativeArtsTherapiesOnline.com 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 Creative Arts Therapists. (#CAT-0014.)