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A Dance Movement Therapist in Every School: Implications for Institutionalizing DMT Programs
  • On-demand
  •  1.0 CE

This webinar explores the role of dance, dance therapy and the expressive arts in the psychoeducational development of students in grades K-12. A model for dance/movement therapy in the elementary school will be shared as well as highlighting three secondary school programs: Creative Dance, Creating a Peaceable School and Mentors in Violence Prevention.

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A Healing Pathway is a Creative Process: DMT With Child Survivors of Torture, War and Violence
  • On-demand
  •  1.0 CE

In this webinar we will explore the unique needs and issues facing children displaced by violence: Child refugees and children seeking asylum are at risk for primary trauma, when they have been subjected to war, violence and even torture; and as secondary survivors when family members are subjected to torture and human rights abuses.

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Black History and the "Black Lives Matter" Movement -- Implications for DMT Practice in a Supposed "Post-Racial" Society
  • On-demand
  •  1.0 CE

For several historical periods, movement behavior was dictated and prescribed in strict dominance and submission reciprocals, known as racial etiquettes. Historically, state Jim Crow laws or social customs governed the gestures and postures of Black persons, who were to convey docile compliance, and White persons were to display superiority. 

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Body Image, Eating Disorders, and Women in Midlife: How are we Doing? A Dance/Movement Therapy Perspective
  • On-demand
  •  1.0 CE

In this webinar, we will define terms and review epidemiology of eating disorders for women in midlife.  We will explore the challenges of body image in aging women confronted by messages that are unavoidable, looking back on the literature to discuss how we are currently faring.

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Broken Body, Broken World: DMT and the Restorative Process for Refugees and Survivors
  • On-demand
  •  1.0 CE

The number of displaced people in the world has surged to more than 50 million for the first time since World War II. In this webinar we will explore the unique needs and issues facing those displaced by violence: refugees and survivors of torture (many of whom are seeking asylum) arriving to the United States, and those still living overseas in refugee and IDP camps.

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Business 101: Exploring Private Practice
  • On-demand
  •  1.0 CE

This webinar aims to explore the business behind being an independent practitioner.  Understanding the basics necessary to build a practice can lead to a successful meaningful career.  The participants will be introduced to the importance of marketing, self-promotion, networking, and most importantly, the basic building blocks of business development.  

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Coming Out in the Age of the Religious Freedom Act – Unique Challenges and Approaches in Therapy for the LGBTQ Population
  • On-demand
  •  1.0 CE

In this webinar we will discuss this process in the broader sense, but will mostly focus on the LGBTQ population in specific. The challenges of living in a hetero-normative, straight-privileged world will be examined through the lens of recent happenings in politics and popular American culture.

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Connection to Prevention: Dance/Movement Therapy and Its Relationship to Public Health and Wellness
  • On-demand
  •  1.0 CE

The area of Public Health and Wellness has gained a great deal of momentum over the past few years. This webinar explores the application of dance/movement therapy to the area of Public Health, Wellness and Prevention. Salient terms will be defined.

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Creating Health: Dance/movement therapy's contributions to suicide prevention
  • On-demand
  •  1.0 CE

Do you view suicide as an individual problem? A community problem? Not a problem at all? The biomedical model treats suicide as an individual problem (www.sprc.org). According to experts in suicidology biomedical explanations of suicide limit best practice (Reed, 2008).

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Cultivating Engagement: Effective Communication Skills for DMT with People with Dementia
  • On-demand
  •  1.0 CE

What do dance/movement therapy with people with dementia and effective communication skills have to do with one another? Dance/movement therapists tend to have excellent communication skills.

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Grant Writing for Everyone: What You Need to Get Started
  • On-demand
  •  1.0 CE

Have you heard people talk about grants and grant writing and think "I wonder what it takes to learn to write grants?" I know that my eyes would glaze over when colleagues would talk about the long and arduous task of grant writing.  I categorized it up there with advanced math and quantitative research in my mind.

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Mindfulness in Dance/Movement Therapy: A Tool for Awareness and Change
  • On-demand
  •  1.0 CE

Emphasizing the connections between mind and body, dance/movement therapy inherently makes use of mindfulness practices.  In this webinar, we will delve into ways to consciously and actively use mindfulness as a therapeutic tool. 

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