Positive Ethics: DC/MD/VA Sun, Sept 28, 2014 and Tucson, AZ Sun, Oct 19, 2014 6 CECs

Positive Ethics: A New and Empowering Approach to Ethical Practice
Enjoy a creative, rejuvenating and inspiring day of art, writing, and re-connecting to the passion that brings us to our work!

Ethics trainings are often experienced as boring, full of legal jargon, and overly simplistic in providing guidelines for managing the complexities of real life therapeutic relationships. How can we go beyond meeting minimal standards and move towards the ideals that bring us to the helping professions? Positive Ethics seeks to nurture the positive values that inspire us to fulfill our highest potential as therapists.

DC/MD/VA Location
When: Sunday, September 28, 2014 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Where: Civic Center, 1 Veteran’s Plaza, Silver Spring, MD 20910

Tucson, AZ Location
When: Sunday, October 19, 2014 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Where: Caritas Center for Healing 330 East 16th, Tucson, Arizona, 85701

Who Should Attend: Counselors, social workers, psychologists, substance
abuse counselors, art therapists, dance therapists and other expressive therapists, therapists in training, and other mental health professionals interested in exploring ethical practice in health care and service.

Early Bird Registration through Friday, September 12, 2014
Full Seminar (6 CECs) 155.00
Morning Session Only (3 CECs) 85.00

Registration Saturday, September 13, 2014-Day of Training
Full Seminar (6 CECs) 175.00
Morning Session Only (3 CECs) 95.00

Walk-in Registration
Full Seminar (6 CECs) 190.00
Morning Session Only (3 CECs) 110.00

Bring a Colleague Group Rate for two or more (full day only);
–Early Bird Group Rate until Friday, Sept 12, 2014
Bring a Colleague $145/person ($290 total)
Bring Two Colleagues $140/person ($420 total)

—- Group Rate Sat, Sept 13, 2014 through Sat, Sept 27, 2014
Bring a Colleague $155/person ($310 total)
Bring Two Colleagues $150/person ($450 total)
–No group rate is available the day of training.

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Save The Date if you cannot make either of these trainings Sunday, February 9, 2015 in the DCC/MD/VA area. Same Place and Time.

Contact us if you would like to reserve your spot now for either of these trainings.

Morning session will include an overview of philosophical approaches to ethics as well as a introduction to positive ethics. We will engage in experiential activity to identify strengths and values that we bring to our work. The afternoon section will include dynamic and engaging activities such as writing and art making to crystallize new ideas and create a vision/mission for ethical practice in our personal and professional lives.

Training will take place at the Civic Center in the heart of the downtown Silver Spring. Free parking is available right across the street. Metro Accessible on the Red Line. Snacks will be provided. Lunch is available from a broad range of healthy and affordable local restaurants.
Learning Objectives:
1. Participants will be able to describe 3 philosophical approaches to ethics.
2. Participants will be able to define ‘positive ethics’.
3. Participants will outline the strengths and values they bring to their work.
4. Participants will be able to develop and refine their personal and professional vision/mission for ethical practice.

Rebecca Wilkinson, MA, ATR-BC, LCPAT and Gioia Chilton, PhD, ATR-BC are Registered and Board Certified Art Therapists with over 20 years of experience each in mental health care, training and education. In addition to their clinical and academic pursuits, they are leaders in advancing and nurturing on-going professional development for clinicians. They spearheaded the American Art Therapy Association’s on-line continuing education program (ICE-AT) and coordinate continuing education for several local mental health organizations. Among the multiple leadership roles they have served in their local and national professional associations, Gioia served as Ethics Chair for the Potomac Art Therapy Association. They are co-authors of Positive Art Therapy: Linking Positive Psychology to Art Therapy Theory, Practice, and Research (2013) and Positive Art Therapy: Envisioning the Intersection of Art Therapy and Positive Psychology (2009). They serve as adjunct faculty at the George Washington University Graduate Art Therapy Program.

Creative Wellbeing Workshops is an approved NBCC provider (#6566). Creative Wellbeing Workshops may award NBCC approved clock hours for events or programs that meet NBCC requirements. Creative Wellbeing Workshops maintains responsibility for the content of this event. rebecca@CreativeWellbeingWorkshops.com
202 352 5225 DC
520 282 4200 AZ

My name is Rebecca Wilkinson. I'm a licensed clinical art therapist and an artist. I use the creative process to help people learn more about themselves and experience a higher quality of life. I can be reached at rebecca@creativewellbeingworkshops.com

One comment on “Positive Ethics: DC/MD/VA Sun, Sept 28, 2014 and Tucson, AZ Sun, Oct 19, 2014 6 CECs
  1. Julie Wood Merchant, ATR-BC says:

    Is there a paper form, paper check way to register for this event? Thank you.

    Positive Ethics:
    DC/MD/VA Location
    When: Sunday, September 28, 2014 10:00 am-5:00 pm
    Where: Civic Center, 1 Veteran’s Plaza, Silver Spring, MD 20910