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Art Therapy Open House

9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Thursday and Friday

Candidates for the M.A. in Art Therapy Counseling degree give practicum presentations. All are welcome to attend.

Please note: material may not be suitable for children.

Day 1 (June 14):

9:00-9:10am Welcome, and Introduction of Group #1
9:10-9:35am Nicole: “Room With a View: Expanding the Container for Art Therapy into Nature”
9:40-10:05am Emily: “The Home is Beautiful Chaos: Art Therapy in the Community”
10:10-10:35am Laura: Developmental Neuroscience and Art Therapy: Treating Trauma in a Psychiatric Children’s Day Treatment Program”
10:40-10:55am Panel with Group #1 students

“Art Therapy in Non-Traditional Environments & Establishing Relationships”

10:55-11:00am Introduction of Group #2
11:00-11:25am Kelly: “Sensory Boxes: Examining the Effect of an Art Therapy Intervention on Adolescents with Symptoms of Complex Trauma”
11:30-11:55am Rachel: “A Study on the Psychological Impact of Gang Affiliation on Adolescents and the Use of Therapeutic Art Interventions and Group Dynamics to Aid in Normative Development”
12:00-12:25pm Jordan: “Balancing the Brain: An In-Depth Study of a Bilateral Art and Paper Folding Ritual in Art Therapy”
12:30-12:45pm Panel with Group #2

“Tailoring Art Therapy Approaches for the Needs of Specific Populations”

12:45-1:25pm Lunch Break
1:25-1:30pm Introduction of Group #3
1:30-1:55pm Sarah: “An Exploration of Building Resilience in an Outpatient Art Therapy Group”
2:00-2:25pm Cherylyn: “Engaging Non-Artist Older Adults in Art Making: A Case Study in Creative Expression and Social Engagement”
2:30-2:55pm Rachael: “Integration: Art Therapy, Grief and Therapeutic Collaborations”
3:00-3:15pm Panel with Group #3

“The Role of Relational Flexibility in Art Therapy”

3:15-3:30pm Closing Comments

Day 2 (June 15):

9:00-9:05am Introduction of Group #1
9:05-9:15am Jennie: Introduce Art Therapy definitions and our sections’ art processes for the day
9:15-9:40am Megan: “Art Therapy and Resistance: A Case Study of an Expelled, Hispanic Youth”
9:50-10:15am Libby: “Art Therapy as a Framework for Processing Tauma with Children who have Witnessed Domestic Violence”
10:25-10:50am Rachel: “Mural-Making Art Therapy for CSEC Survivors”
11:00-11:25am Madison: “The Role of Art-Making in Better Understanding the Supervisory Relationship”
11:35am-12:00pm Informal Panel – Q & A with Morning Speakers
12:00-1:00pm Lunch
1:00-1:05pm Introductions of Group #2
1:05-1:30pm Chad: “The Art of Owning Your Story: Art Therapy, DBT, and Re-Writing the Anxiety Narrative”
1:40-2:05pm Glee: “Caged Birds: Using Visual Journals in a Recovery Centered Clinical System”
2:15-2:40pm Simone: “Utilizing Art Therapy Within a Hospice Setting: An Opportunity for Diversity as an Art Therapist”
2:50-3:15pm Jennie: “Outpatient Clinic for Veterans on Marylhurst Campus: Grant Proposal”
3:30-3:45pm Informal Panel, Q & A with Afternoon Speakers
3:45pm Closing comments, & invitation to visit the Art Therapy Student Art Exhibition in Streff Gallery, Schoen Library