Explore the power of new technologies in the arts and play therapies

As portable digital devices become a feature of everyday life, arts and play psychotherapists need to understand their potential benefits, and recognise the risks and barriers to their use. With cuts to therapeutic services and the requirement to offer more psychological support with fewer resources, can the powerful new technologies of tablet computers and smartphones offer new ways to extend and innovate in the arts and play psychotherapies?

Posted: 8 May 2015

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This one-day symposium will bring together arts and play therapies practitioners, educators, and service users who use digital technology, to explore these issues. Organised by the Centre for Arts Therapies Research at the University of Roehampton the day will

  • Showcase interventions, processes and tools used by arts and play therapists
  • Share current knowledge, skills and experiences
  • Consider benefits, limitations and ethical dilemmas of technology

Keynote speaker: Dr. Natalie Carlton, Chair of American Art Therapy Association Technology Committee.

Tuesday 9th June 2015 9.00-5.30pm
Venue: Grove House, Froebel Campus, University of Roehampton, London SW15 5PJ
Cost: £65 or £35 for student or those on low income.

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