Workshop Description

Relating to nonverbal children can be challenging. This workshop will offer unconventional and non-threatening ways of connecting to children based upon theories of Creative Arts Therapy. These modalities are non-verbal, developmental, and playful. Participants will engage in creative experiences that can increase interpersonal awareness, empathy, reciprocity, and shared attention with nonverbal children.

This program is designed to help you… 1. Build awareness of strengths and needs of the non-verbal population 2. Build awareness of theories and goals of Creative Arts Therapies 3. Exposure to non-verbal techniques used to relate to children with ASD 4. Creative participation in non-verbal experiences

Location

Olney Hall 207

Start Date

4-5-2012 11:00 AM

End Date

4-5-2012 12:30 PM

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Art Therapy Commons

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May 4th, 11:00 AM May 4th, 12:30 PM

Creative Approaches to Enhancing Relationships with Nonverbal Children with ASD

Olney Hall 207

Relating to nonverbal children can be challenging. This workshop will offer unconventional and non-threatening ways of connecting to children based upon theories of Creative Arts Therapy. These modalities are non-verbal, developmental, and playful. Participants will engage in creative experiences that can increase interpersonal awareness, empathy, reciprocity, and shared attention with nonverbal children.

This program is designed to help you… 1. Build awareness of strengths and needs of the non-verbal population 2. Build awareness of theories and goals of Creative Arts Therapies 3. Exposure to non-verbal techniques used to relate to children with ASD 4. Creative participation in non-verbal experiences