Creative Therapies Training
20th, 22nd and 23rd June 2017
Venue: Scottish Youth Theatre, 105 Brunswick Street, Glasgow G1 1TF
Cost: £75 Statutory Organisations/ £50 Voluntary Organisations/Individuals
Music Therapy with Young People
Tuesday 20th June, 9.30 – 12.30, Leader: Tim Davidson
This workshop will offer a fun and highly interactive creative experience. Using musical instruments to mirror, reflect and interpret facial expression, footsteps and body movements. The activities will deepen an understanding of Music Therapy and who it is for.
Tuesday 20th June, 1.30 – 4.30, Leader: Lesley Craigie
This workshop will explore the impact our body movements and gestures have on others, as a means of non-verbal communication. It will examine the importance of attunement and response when working with children and young people, and demonstrate the use of contained creative play.
Thursday 22nd June, 9.30 – 12.30, Leader: Simon Reekie
Creating in groups is a powerful way to develop negotiation & communication skills, and acceptance of the opinions of others. This workshop will use art in a playful, fun relaxed way to promote a better understanding of ourselves in group working.
Facilitating Positive Change; Creative Activities for the Classroom
Thursday 22nd June, 1.30 – 4.30, Leader: Simon Reekie
Using art, drama and games, this workshop is based on Augusto Boal’s Theatre of the Oppressed, focussing on healthy dialogue. Aimed at education practitioners, these activities will focus on creative communication, for the whole classroom community.
Meltdowns; Why They Happen,
Friday 23rdJune, 9.30 – 12.30, Leader: Dr Rose Williams
This workshop will provide useful information on how children’s brains and psychological defences can help or hinder managing their emotions. Using experiential therapeutic learning approaches to explore why meltdowns happen to some children more than others.
Risky Teens; And How to Help
Friday 23rdJune, 1.30 – 4.30, Leader: Dr Rose Williams
Many children move into adolescence and experience enormous emotional shifts, which can generate significant fears and anxieties. This workshop looks at teenage development, the role of risk taking in developing an identity, what can go wrong and how to help.