(Live Event, 1.5 CEs) Nurturing the Nurturer: Creative Interventions for New Mothers
DECEMBER 11TH, 2019 @ 12:00PM EST
This course is worth 1.5 continuing education contact hour for LCATs in New York state.
New mothers are an underserved clinical population despite experiencing an overwhelming amount of biopsychosocial challenges. This is a look at how an art therapist, a first-time mother herself, supports a young mother with a trauma history using creative interventions to work toward a more integrated and compassionate sense of self.
1. Participants will be able to identify 2 types of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders.
2. Participants will be able to list 3 clinical challenges new mothers face.
3. Participants will be able to name 2 benefits of using creative clinical interventions with this population.
Sharon has over 10 years of clinical experience and embodies a deep commitment to working with an array of at-risk/under-served child and adult populations, including those struggling with substance use disorders, mood disorders, chronic illness, histories of trauma, and adjustment issues around life transitions, especially the process of becoming a parent. She joined Water & Stone’s group art therapy practice in 2018 and runs professional development workshops on burnout prevention for Head Start teachers and family mentors through local nonprofits as well. She is passionate about providing support for those in professional or personal caregiving roles and enjoys wearing many hats—including clinician, supervisor, consultant/contractor, artist, and educator.
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