for you art therapists and healthcare professionals interested in social justice initiatives, this is the symposium for you. Come out to hear some great art therapists discuss social justice initiatives.


A Regional Symposium for Art Therapists and Healthcare Professionals
Featuring: Lynn Kapitan, PhD, ATR-BC

Editor, Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association at American Art Therapy Association
Director of the Professional Doctorate in Art Therapy Program at Mount Mary College

Saturday, October 27
Marymount University
9:00a – 5:00p

Expert Panel Members: Moderated by Donna Betts, PhD, ATR-BC

Barry M. Cohen, MA, ATR-BC
Executive Director of Expressive Media, Inc.;
Developed Diagnostic Drawing Series

Donna Kaiser, PhD, ATR-BC, LPC, LMFT

Director, Graduate Art Therapy Programs, Drexel University;
Chair of Research Committee of the American Art Therapy

Darren Mays, PhD, MPH
Research Faculty Member in the Department of
Oncology at Georgetown University Medical Center

REGISTER NOW! Early Bird Rate available through October 6th!

Caroline Peterson, MA, ATR-BC, LPC
Founder of Springboard Studio, Mindfulness-Based
Counseling and Art Therapy

Nora Stinley, MA, ATR
Lead Art Therapy Consultant, New Horizons,
Children’s National Medical Center

Melissa S. Walker MA, ATR
Creative Arts Therapist/Healing Arts Program
Coordinator, National Intrepid Center of Excellence

Visit www.tinyurl.com/arttherapyresearch to register and for more information.

7 CECs available for attendees

Refunds will be issued upon request prior to October 20th with a $30 administrative fee.
Registration closes on October 20th.

Symposium Objectives:
1. Participants will learn how to incorporate 3 research strategies into art therapy research.
2. Participants will learn one art based technique for use in art therapy research.
3. Participants will examine 3 ways research impacts social justice.

This event is co-sponsored by the Potomac Art Therapy Association (NBCC provider #6500), the Maryland Art Therapy
Association, and the Virginia Art Therapy Association. Potomac Art Therapy Association may award NBCC approved clock hours
for events or programs that meet NBCC requirements. The Maryland Art Therapy Association, the Virginia Art
Therapy Association, and the Potomac Art Therapy Association maintain responsibility for the content of this event.

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