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NorCATA 2021 Summer Workshop


Graphic Medicine and Art Therapy:

with

Erin Partridge 
PhD, ATR-BC

Saturday, July 10th, 2021

1:00 - 4:00pm

No seat limit!

$25 for members
$50 for non-members
$10 for 3 CEUs


Workshop Description

Comics are more than entertainment or amusement. The field of Graphic Medicine is a vibrant, multi-disciplinary community with many resources to offer mental health providers. This workshop will introduce the use of comics and sequential art as pedagogy, as a way for therapists to work with clients, a way for providers to respond to and explore professional experiences, and as a means of self-advocacy for those with lived experiences. The workshop will begin with an introduction to the different forms and uses of comics, sequential art, graphic medicine, and graphic mental health. Throughout, participants will have opportunities to respond to as well as create different forms of comic and sequential art. This workshop will also involve opportunities to discuss how art therapists can provide new insights into the use of non-traditional materials and the implications of different media use in sequential art. It will conclude with resources for clients, educational, and personal use.


Educational Goals

To be announced 

Learning Objectives

By attending this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • To be announced

    Biography

    Erin Partridge, PhD, ATR-BC is an artist and board certified, registered art therapist. Erin received a BFA, studying fine art, psychology and women’s studies at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. She went on to obtain a MA in art therapy from New York University in 2008, and a PhD in art therapy from Notre Dame de Namur in 2016.

    Erin’s teaching and lecturing experience includes teaching at NDNU in the art therapy department, guest lectures in art and counseling programs, mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, workshop facilitation at national and international conferences, and interviews with media about art therapy. Her clinical experience includes work in community, pediatric, forensic, and geriatric settings and she is published in the areas of art therapy, elder care, gender, research methods, professional development, and technology. She currently works as the Experiential Researcher-in-Residence for Elder Care Alliance. Her research interests incorporate the lived experience and focus on participatory, ethnographic, and art-based approaches. Her first book, Art therapy with older adults: Connected and empowered was published February 2019. Her second book, Getting On in the Creative Arts Therapies published in 2021, focuses on career trajectories in all the creative arts therapies disciplines. It includes practices designed to stimulate creative thinking about professional development.

    Materials needed for experiential 

    • To be announced


    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.

    It is each participant's responsibility to determine whether her or his licensing or credentialing body will accept the continuing education units earned at NorCATA's workshops and conferences.  NorCATA continuing education is defined as the number of actual clock hours spent in direct participation in a structured educational format as a learner. ​


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