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Tuesday, September 19, 2017  |  8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Open to Conference Attendees Only

Arts in Health: Creative Arts Therapies

Amber Como, MA, RDT
Expressive Therapy Team Lead, Seton Shoal Creek Hospital
Angel C. Duncan, MA-MFT, ATR
Director of Education/Clinician, Neuropsychiatric Research Center of Southwest Florida
Kalila Homann, MA, LPC-S, BC-DMT
Director, Embodied Neurobiology
Della Molloy-Daughtery, MT-BC
Music Therapist, Dell Children's Hospital
Daniela Simmons, Ph.D., PAT
Executive Council, ASGPP
Megan Van Meter, MA, LPC-AT/S, ATR-BC
Art Therapist/Special Education Counselor, Hays Consolidated Independent School District
8:00 AM - 8:40 AM
Amber Como, Kalila Homann, Della Molloy-Daughtery, Daniela Simmons, Megan Van Meter: Creative Arts in Practice
This panel discussion aims to explore the use of creative arts therapies in clinical practice though exploring the theoretical & practical approaches to treatment across five creative arts therapies professions. Using a single case study these practitioners will provide attendees with an opportunity to learn about, & create a dialogue around, how creative approaches are effectively being used in the field to impact health outcomes.
8:40 AM - 9:00 AM
Angel Duncan: Technologies and Arts Therapy: Creative Interventions for Neurological Disorders
The advanced technology of the MIND app will demonstrate where and how to identify technology application steps with a hands-on approach on how to effectively work with those who have cognitive/neurological disorders while utilizing GE Healthcare's cutting-edge technology. Best practices in community arts programming are discussed to address how to start a program, where to identify local support, and implement effective ways to improve quality of life for persons with dementia and their caregivers.