Curriculum Schedule

January 2019 Distance Learning Program

January 7 – April 29, 2019:

  • The History and Development of the Profession of Art Therapy
    Petrea Hansen-Adamidis, RCAT, DTATI, RP

Bi-Weekly January 7- April 29, 2019:

  • Group Art Therapy Experiential
    Sharlene Friedman, DTATI, RCAT, RP

February 4 – February 25, 2019:

  • Ethics and Art Therapy
    Anu Lala, DTATI, RCAT, RP

February 25 – March 26, 2019:

  • Principles of Group Process
    Beth Merriam, MA, ATR-BC, RP

February 25 –April 29, 2019:

  • Practicum Preparation
    Helene Burt, DA, RCAT, ATR, RP
    Esther Zeller Cooper, DTATI, RCAT, RP
    Sharlene Friedman, DTATI, RCAT, RP
    Karen Letofsky, Executive Director, Distress Centres Toronto

 

May 6 – May 17, 2019 / Each day classes are from 9:00 – 6:00 (with one hour for lunch):

Monday May 6, 2019:

  • Art Therapy Experiential Group
    Sharlene Friedman, DTATI, RCAT, RP

Tuesday May 7, 2019:

  • Introduction to Symbolic Thinking According to C.G. Jung
    Lenore Walker, DTATI

Wednesday May 8, 2019:

  • Art Therapy with Older Adults
    April Penny, DTATI, RCAT,RP

Thursday May 9, 2019:

  • Art Therapy Experiential Group
    Sharlene Friedman, DTATI, RCAT, RP

Friday May 10, 2019:

  • Art Therapy in the Treatment of Eating Disorders
    Sonya Thursby, DTATI.

Sunday May 12, 2019:

  • Introduction to CBT and DBT in Art Therapy
    Shelley Kavanagh, DTATI, RCAT, RP

Monday May 13, 2019:

  • Use of Mask in Art Therapy
    Naomi Kates, DTATI, RCAT<RP

Tuesday May 14, 2019:

  • Art Therapy Experiential Group
    Sharlene Friedman, DTATI, RCAT, RP

Wednesday May 15, 2019:

  • Integrating Puppetry and Art Therapy
    Ruth Danziger, D.CREATE

Thursday May 16, 2019:

  • Medical Art Therapy
    Ruth Luginbuehl, MD, DTATI

Friday May 17, 2019:

  • Art Therapy Experiential Group
    Sharlene Friedman, DTATI, RCAT, RP

 

July 29 -November 15, 2019:

  • Child and Adolescent Development and Art Therapy
    Sarah Brodie, MA, RP

Bi-Weekly July 29 – November 15, 2019:

  • Art Therapy Experiential Group
    Sharlene Friedman, DTATI, RCAT, RP

July 29 – September 20, 2019:

  • Postmodern Psychotherapies
    Helene Burt, D.A., RCAT, ATR, RP

August 26- September 20, 2019:

  • Art Therapy Assessment Techniques
    Ninat Friedland, MA, RP

September 23- October 18, 2019:

  • Art Therapy, Spirituality, Grief and Loss
    Claudia McKnight, DTATI, RCAT, RP

October 21-November 22, 2019:

  • Art Therapy with People Who Have a Severe and Persistent Mental Illness
    Beth Merriam, MA, ATR-BC, RP

October 21- November 15, 2019:

  • Trauma-Informed Art Therapy for People who have Survived Abuse and Violence
    Suzanne Thomson, DTATI, RCAT, RP

 

November 25, 2019 -April 3, 2020 with a break from December 23, 2019- January 6, 2020

November 25, 2019 – February 28, 2020:

  • Research Methods in Art Therapy 24 Hours
    Ninat Friedland, MA, RP

November 25, 2019-April 3, 2020:

  • Social and Cultural Issues in Art Therapy 32 Hours
    Helene Burt, D.A., RCAT, ATR, RP
  • Art Therapy Experiential Group 32 Hours
    Sharlene Friedman, DTATI, RCAT, RP
  • January 6, 2020 – April 17, 2020:

  • Peer Supervision 40 Hours
    Suzanne Thomson, DTATI, RCAT, RP

March 2 – March 6, 2020:

  • Addiction and Art Therapy 1 Hour
    (A two hour component of Art Therapy
    With Diverse Populations)
    Helene Burt, DA, RCAT, ATR, RP

March 9-March 27, 2020:

  • Phototherapy Techniques 4 Hours
    (A four hour component of Unique Techniques in Art Therapy)
    Helene Burt, DA, RCAT, ATR, RP

Reading Week: March 16 – 20, 2020

 

April 20 – May 1, 2020

April 20, 2020; 9:00 am-6:00 pm:

  • Art Therapy Experiential Group
    Sharlene Friedman, DTATI, RCAT, RP

April 21, 2020; 9:00 am-6:00 pm:

  • Peer Supervision
    Suzanne Thomson, DTATI, RCAT, RP

April 22, 2020; 9:00 am-6:00 pm:

  • Art Therapy Experiential Group
    Sharlene Friedman, DTATI, RCAT, RP

April 23, 2020; 9:00 am-6:00 pm:

  • 9:00 am-1:00pm: Advanced Media and Techniques Esther Zeller Cooper, DTATI, RCAT, RP, TWS
    2:00pm- 6:00 pm: Jungian Sand Play Therapy Regina Cowan, RN, BScn, Med, ATC, ISST(c)

April 24, 2020; 9:00 am-6:00 pm:

  • Art Therapy Experiential Group
    Sharlene Friedman, DTATI, RCAT, RP

April 26, 2020 9:00am – 6:00pm:

  • Art Therapy with Diverse Populations
    9:00M -11:00AM: Art Therapy with Immigrant and Refugee Women Anu Lala, DTATI, RCAT, RP
    11:00 am -1:00pm: Healing Circle: Expressive Arts Therapy and Community Arts at Sanctuary Melodie Ng, DTATI
    2:00pm-4:00pm: Being in Community: Art Therapy with Women who have Experienced Violence and Abuse Jacqueline Compton, DTATI, RCAT, RP
    4:00 pm – 6:00pm: Art Therapy with Youth who are Incarcerated Barbara Collins, DTATI, RCAT, RP

April 27, 2020; 9:00 am -6:00 pm:

  • Mindfulness and Art Therapy
    Suzanne Thomson, DTATI, RCAT, RP

April 28, 2020; 9:00 am-6:00 pm:

  • Art Therapy Experiential Group
    Sharlene Friedman, DTATI, RCAT, RP

April 29, 2020; 9:00 am-6:00 pm:

  • Art Therapy Experiential Group
    Sharlene Friedman, DTATI, RCAT, RP

April 30, 2020; 9:00 am-6:00 pm:

  • Public and Private Practice in Art Therapy; Finding, Attaining and Creating Employment as an Art Therapist
    Suzanne Thomson, DTATI, RCAT, RP

May 1, 2020; 9:00 am-6:00 pm:

  • Art Therapy with Diverse Populations
    9:00 am-11:00 am: Art Therapy with Adolescents in Secure Treatment Erin Briggs, DTATI.
    11:00 am-1:00pm: HArt Therapy with People with Developmental Delay Suzanne Thomson, DTATI, RCAT, RP
    2:00 pm-4:00pm: Art Therapy with Young Mothers Erin Kuri, MA, CCC, OATR, RP
    4:00pm-6:00pm: Art Therapy with Youth who have Sexually Offended Shelly Kavanaugh, DTATI, RCAT,RP

 

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