Story Date: Mon, 09 Sep 2013 13:00:00 EDT
Multicultural Issues in Art Therapy: Facilitating the Development of Multicultural Competence
Saturday, October 5, 2013 -- 9:00am - 4:00pm
651 Colley Avenue ~ Lester Hall, Room 104 ~ Norfolk, Virginia 23507
Stella A. Stepney, M.S., ATR-BC, LCAT is a Registered and Board Certified Art Therapist. She is licensed by New York State as a Creative Arts Therapist and holds a New York State Teaching Certification in Art Education. Ms. Stepney has worked professionally in the field of Art Therapy as a clinician, educator, and independent practitioner. She has served the American Art Therapy Association (AATA) as Chair of the Multicultural Committee and a member of the Education Program Approval Board. Currently, she serves the Association as a Director on the Board of Directors. In this capacity, she is Board liaison to the Multicultural Committee, the Association’s Journal, Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, and the New York, Western New York, and Indiana Chapters. Ms. Stepney is recognized in Aetna’s 2013 African American History Calendar, Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Celebrating African Americans Practicing Physical and Alternative Healing, for her work in the field of Art Therapy.
Attendees will be able to:
• Initiate discussions of multicultural issues through the use of semi-structured questions.
• Examine cultural identity development through the use of the Family-of-Origin Cultural Genogram multicultural art therapy technique.
• Explore cultural self-knowledge with respect to values, biases, assumptions, and worldviews through the use of the Cultural Persona & Shadow Self-Portrait: Mask Making multicultural art therapy technique.
CEC: Continuing Education Credits for this workshop are granted through NBCC – National Board for Certified Counselors (provider #6399). Participants earn 6 credit hours. EVMS is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program.
All proceeds from registration will be donated to the James J. Consoli Scholarship Fund at EVMS. Lunch will be hosted by the Virginia Art Therapy Association and catered by Bite Restaurant. All proceeds will benefit VATA's Student Scholarships.
Registration Fee $70.00 ($60.00 VATA Member or EVMS Alumni-- $50.00 VATA Member and EVMS Alumni)