NorCATA 2021 Spring Workshop
Art Therapy and the Acceptance of Chronic Pain:
Making the Transition to an Online
Sunday, April 18, 2021
1:00 - 4:00pm
No seat limit!
During this unprecedented time, COVID-19 has impacted the lives and mental health of many worldwide. Experiencing chronic pain has been researched as an isolating experience (Bannon et al., 2021). Intensified feelings of isolation have been exacerbated by the era of social distancing. This workshop will address the process of adjusting a therapeutic approach to the changing needs of clients amidst a pandemic.
In this workshop an overview of the integration of art therapy as part of an online interdisciplinary outpatient program will be reviewed. Information on the physiological and psychological impact of chronic pain will be presented and resources/organizations for chronic pain management will be provided. Examples of artwork created online in therapy will be shared including a case study that illustrates growth of acceptance of chronic pain.
By attending this workshop, participants will be able to:
Christine Hirabayashi, Ph.D., LMFT, ATR-BC is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Board Certified Art Therapist and Doctorate of Philosophy in Art Therapy. Since 2004, Christine has specialized in chronic pain management. Her work at IPM Medical Group includes interdisciplinary outpatient care in a Functional Restoration Program and facilitation of an aftercare open studio program designed to foster a supportive community and creative outlet for those living with chronic pain.
Materials needed for experientials
Cancellation & Refund Policy in cases of non-attendance by the registrant.
CONTINUING EDUCATION POLICY
This workshop is three hours long without a break and 3 CE hours can be obtained. Please note that breaks and meal breaks are not included in CE hours that can be obtained.
All workshops and conferences sponsored by NorCATA are accepted for continuing education by the Art Therapy Credentials Board (ATCB). NorCATA has been approved by the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) as an Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP 6832). Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.
All courses meet the qualifications for 3 hours of continuing education credit (TBD) for Registered and Board Certified Art Therapists, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Licensed Educational Psychologists, and Other Mental Health Professionals as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. NorCATA is approved by the California Association for Marriage & Family Therapists (CAMFT provider number 57985) to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and LEPs. NorCATA maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.
Activities such as breaks, meals, and/or casual receptions are not offered for continuing education credit.