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Sarah P. Deaver , PhD

    • Title:
    • Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

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    • Professor and Research Director, EVMS Graduate Art Therapy and Counseling Program

    • Office Location:
    • Lester Hall

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    • PhD, Old Dominion University, 2009

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    • Medical Education:
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    • Board Certification(s):
    • Virginia Board of Counseling, LPC, LMFT
      Registered and Board Certified, Art Therapy Credientials Board

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    • Research Interests:
    • Art Therapy education
      Art Therapy assessment and outcomes research
      Children's artistic developmen

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    • Recent Publications

      Deaver, S., & Shiflett, C. (2011, in press). Art-based supervision techniques. The Clinical Supervisor: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Theory, Research, and Practice, 30(2).
      Deaver, S. (2011, in press). Research ethics: IRB oversight of art therapy research. Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 28(4).
      Deaver, S. (2011). Book Review: Introduction to Art Therapy Research by Lynn Kapitan.  Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 28(1), 43-44.
      Elkins, D., & Deaver, S. (2010). American Art Therapy Association, Inc.: 2009 membership survey report. Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 27(3), 141-147.
      Recent Presentations

      American Art Therapy Association Annual Conference,Washington,DC.  “Research on the Effectiveness of Art Therapy” Focus Group Discussant. July, 2011.

      American Art Therapy Association Annual Conference,Washington,DC.  “Art-based Learning Strategies in Art Therapy Graduate Education” Paper.  July, 2011.

      EVMS Insights into Autism Conference,Virginia Beach,VA.  “Art Therapy: Drawing Out the Child with Autism” Panel Moderator.  February, 2011.

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