This 60 hour Expressive Arts Therapy Certificate program offers an introduction to the merging of therapy and the arts. Relevant for School Counselors, Resource Teachers, Clinicians, Therapists, and Clergy wishing to add the expressive arts to their tool kits, as well as for Artists with therapeutic intentions with their work.

Through their own active engagement in the arts, participants will explore the language of symbol through the lens of child and adolescent development. This course will provide supervision through the sharing of case studies. Eligible as a 6 credit hour Post Baccalaureate course in the Faculty of Education at the University of Winnipeg for students with a B.Ed.

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Program Fee Information

2016-2017 Cohort: Art as Medicine

October 24, 2016

November 7, 2016

November 14, 2016

November 21, 2016

Text: "Using Expressive Arts to Work with Mind, Body, and Emotions" by Mark Pearson and Helen Wilson

*A previous version of this page said the first class was to be held on Oct. 17. To accommodate SAGE, the first class will instead be held on Oct. 24*

2016-2017 Cohort: Working Creatively with Issues of Anxiety, Anger, and Loss

November 28, 2016

December 5, 2016

December 12, 2016

December 19, 2016

2016-2017 Cohort: Narrative Expressive Arts Therapy

January 9, 2017

January 16, 2017

January 23, 2017

January 30, 2017

"Playful Approaches to Serious Problems" by Freeman, Epston, & Lobovitz

2016-2017 Cohort: Storytelling, Drawing, & the Use of Symbols

February 6, 2017

February 27, 2017

March 6, 2017

March 13, 2017

"Windows to Our Children" by Violet Oaklander

2016-2017 Cohort: Drama and Movement

March 20, 2017

April 3, 2017

April 10, 2017

April 17, 2017