Art Therapy Symposium: Sculpting New Prototypes in Art Therapy

Published on Tue, April 14, 2009

Marywood University's Continuing Professional Education and Lifelong Learning Institute will present the 12th Annual Spring Art Therapy Symposium, Sculpting New Prototypes in Art Therapy: Discovering Cultural Attunement Through Our Roots on April 17, from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. in the Latour Room, Nazareth Student Center, presented by Janice Hoshino, Ph.D. ATR-BC, LMFT.

The symposium is designed to introduce and aid participants in gaining a heightened awareness in working with families of variety of cultural contexts in the fields of psychology and art therapy treatment and research. Participants will be invited to engage in experimental exercises around cultural beliefs, family systems, and their own cultural lens in an effort to evaluate a broad range of systems and cultures to enhance their level of understanding.

Dr. Hoshino, symposium presenter, is the founder and chair of the art therapy program at Antioch University Seattle. In addition, she maintains a private practice in Redmond, WA, and is the co-author in Family Art Therapy. She also has published several articles and book chapters primarily on family art therapy, multicultural issues in art therapy, and research in art therapy Dr. Hoshino taught at Marywood University as an adjunct faculty from 1984-1990.

To register, please call 570-340-6060.