8:00-8:30 check-in for later registrants and questions
***Please have an assortment of art materials on hand for art making during the various papers/workshops***
Workshop (Ethics) 9-10:30
Title: The Role of Ethics in Using Creativity to Enhance Well-being
The presenters aim to introduce creative techniques for enhancing well-being in those they serve. Consideration will be given to multicultural and
ethical factors as differences exist among how individuals define and experience factors that promote well-being.
Title: Understanding How Creative Forces® Utilizes Creative Arts Therapies with Veterans ``
This presentation describes the clinical program of NEA Creative Forces, an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with the U.S.
Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs that seeks to improve the health, well-being, and quality of life for military and veteran populations through the
creative arts therapies.
Title of Course: Work of HeART: Addressing Educator Compassion Fatigue With Art Therapy
A need addressing compassion fatigue among educators was found in a local Indianapolis elementary school. A pilot project was designed to relieve
educator compassion fatigue utilizing mindfulness-based art therapy. Monthly workshops were implemented with the educators to address various
topics including job demands, challenging students, communication, and work/life separation.
Title: Combining the ETC and DCT in Therapeutic Treatment with Depressed and Anxious Teens
Title: Reflective Supervision: Concepts and Practice
Through a combination of lecture, media, and practice, participants will learn about the structure, application, and benefits of reflective supervision
within therapeutic work.
12:00-1:45 BATA Board Meeting (bring your lunch)
2:00- 2:45 Legislative Plenary
2:45- 3:00 Break
Title: Innovative Topics in Art Therapy Research: Expressive Movement, Moral Injury, and Religious Trauma with LGBTQ+ individuals
This panel presentation focuses on new and innovative research in the field of art therapy. New graduates in Art therapy and Counseling share their
research findings as discovered through their Thesis Capstone Projects.
Title: Lessons Learned: Expanding Art Therapy Practice to Publishing
Professional members of BATA have been collaborating by writing and publishing journal articles, book chapters, and co-editing a textbook. These
collaborations fostered both individual professional development and collective development of the field. The presenters will discuss their paths from
practice to publishing.