Frontiers All Ireland Creative Arts Therapies/Arts Therapies Conference and Convocation

Frontiers All Ireland Creative Arts Therapies/Arts Therapies Conference and Convocation

Date: 14 Oct 2023 | Time: 8.30am - 6.00pm | Location: Technology University Dublin, East Quad, School of Art and Design, Grangegorman, Dublin 7, D07 XFF2

Tickets are as follows: 

Professional IACAT Members  €100 

Public including members of other Creative Arts/Arts Therapies Organisations €100

Non-Practicing Members (select Student option)

Associate Members (select Public option)

Student Members €45   

Tickets include a refreshment on arrival and lunch.

All the conference details and presenter and workshop facilitator descriptions and bios can be found on the Frontiers website:

https://frontierscreativeartstherapiesconference.wordpress.com/

KEY NOTE SPEAKER

Nisha Sajnani, PhD RDT-BCT

Director, Drama Therapy Program | Theatre & Health Lab | Arts & Health @ NYU | Creative Arts Therapies Consortium, NYU. Founding Co-Director, Jameel Arts & Health Lab established in collaboration with the WHO. New York University, New York, United States 

PRESENTATIONS

Metaphor as a Bridge: Uniting Art Therapy and   Brianspotting in Relational Trauma Work: Hannah McKimm

"Time Lived Without its Flow": Working Therapeutically with Pregnancy Loss: Claire Flahavan

When Words are Not Possible: How Art Becomes Another Language in a Medical Setting: Michelle Dunne 

Setting up a Music Therapy Service for Pain Management in the University of Limerick Hospitals Group: Katie Fitzpatrick 

Neuroscience Made Simple: Art Therapy and a Trauma Informed Care Framework: Gerry Lee

Revisioning the Triangle: Therapeutic Presence and Attunement: Marianne Adams 

Using a Quality Improvement Framework and Extensive Research Studies to Develop an Integrated Creative Art Therapy Service within a Specialist Rehabilitation Interdisciplinary Programme at the National Rehabilitation Hospital Dublin: Rebecca O'Connor, Louise Quinn, Dee Gray and Shane Cassidy

WORKSHOPS

Neurosequential Bottom-Up Approach to Trauma Repair: Rachael Johnson

Working in the Dark: Jennifer Slater and Anne Marie Walker 

Breathing Bodies: Bernadette Divilly and Anna Fiona Keogh

Exploring your Publishing Potential with Polyphony: Journal of the Irish Association of Creative Arts Therapists: Maggie O'Neill and Rowena Keaveney

Border Crossings: Eileen Mccourt, Liam Plant, Deirdre Ni Argain, Dave Stewart, Janet O'Hagan, Caryl Sibbett, Suzi Cahn, Maeve Keane

The Community Table: MTU and UU Art Therapy Trainees

Life Stories on Paper: Joanne Boal

Potential Spaces in Virtual Places: Áilbhe hEidhin (Hines) 

Rebalancing Workshop: Adrienne Cassidy

FRONTIERS CULTURE FRINGE

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13th 

Late Afternoon Studio Tour, Technological University (TU) Dublin, East Quad

Please contact Pamela Whitaker for more information and to secure a place.

  p.whitaker@ulster.ac.uk

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13th 

6:30 pm dinner at The Blas Cafe at the Chocolate Factory.

25.00 Euros and Pre-Booking Required.

Please contact Pamela Whitaker for the pre-booking link.

p.whitaker@ulster.ac.uk

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 13th  

12:00 pm Tour and Studio Art Making at the Irish Museum of Modern Art.

The conference is generously supported by Technological University Dublin, School of Art and Design.

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