Art Therapeutic Approaches to Healing At-Risk College Students: Suicide, Trauma and
Friday, July 20th, 2012, from 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM
The University of Memphis (University Center) Iris Room (338)
This workshop introduces participants to the basic principles and practice of art
therapy and the therapeutic use of visual art as a powerful treatment modality. This
training event reviews various topics within the field of art therapy such as the
history of art therapy, important evaluation techniques used by art therapists, hands-on
art therapy interventions and examples of at-risk university students artworks in
The Workshop Trainer is Catherine Rogers Jonsson, MFA, MA, ATR, BC. Catherine Rogers
Jonsson is a registered art therapist with the American Art Therapy Certification
Board (ATR, 1992) and a credentialed professional member of the American Art Therapy
Association. She is a graduate of Columbia University in NYC (School of the Arts,
MFA: Visual Art) and the University of Wisconsin-Superior (MA: Art Therapy). Catherine
has 20 years of clinical art therapy experience and offers a mixture of creativity,
humor, dynamic teaching and compassionate insights to her workshops. Catherine is
also a professional artist based in Sweden with numerous solo and group exhibitions
to her credit in the US and Europe. Catherine has conducted similar workshops at the
University of Memphis. To learn more about Catherine and her other workshops, feel
free to visit her website.
COST for TRAINING: The fee for students, faculty, and staff is $25. Participants can
register for the workshop by clicking here. For more registration information, contact Ashlee Albart by e-mail at Memphis.firstname.lastname@example.org.
The registration fee includes continental breakfast and a boxed lunch.
Due to the restricted number of seats available for the training, ADVANCE REGISTRATION
IS REQUIRED. Participants will be selected on a first come, first serve basis. There
is a strong possibility of a "sell out" crowd for the training, as only 25 participants
will be admitted. RESERVE YOUR SPOT AT THE TRAINING, REGISTER BY Friday, July 13th,
2012. To do so simply access the registration form by clicking here. We look forward to seeing you at the training.
The University of Memphis is participating in a campus-based suicide prevention initiative
that is funded by SAMSHA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration).
As part of this initiative, the Memphis STEPS offers educational materials and trainings
on topics and issues relevant to suicide among college students.
|If you or someone you know are in crisis, please call either the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK or call 911.
|Inclusion of any websites or their information found on this website do not constitute endorsement by the Memphis STEPS program; the websites and their information are provided because they offer useful information about suicide prevention and mental health promotion.