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Chill & Spill Intensive Training

November 9, 2015 @ 8:30 am - November 10, 2015 @ 4:30 pm

| $300

Monday, November 9th
from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, November 10th, 2015
from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Art with Heart’s CHILL & SPILL INTENSIVE TRAINING provides
a roadmap for using Chill & Spill to effectively reach high-risk youth.

Chill & Spill is a promising prevention and intervention tool that fosters social and emotional learning in a variety of settings. Based in cognitive behavioral, narrative and art therapies, the journal helps increase self-awareness, management of emotions, and healthy connections.

This intensive 1.5 day course prepares participants to bring the Chill & Spill Program to their adolescent clients.Through lecture, demonstration, structured hands-on activities, group discussion, and teach-back opportunities, you will gain knowledge about:

  • Benefits of the program as demonstrated by a year-long evaluation study, including the conceptual and research base for the role of creativity and its application in mental health promotion
  • Hands-on artistic experience in a variety of media (creative writing, collage, wire, poetry)
  • Basic skills necessary to strengthen relationships with youth through the creative activities in Chill & Spill

The class is co-taught by Annie McCall, MA, LMHC a therapist who specializes in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and is co-founder of Youth & Family DBT of Seattle, with a special guest appearance by Steffanie Lorig co-author of Chill & Spill, and founder of Art with Heart.

Registration fee includes: all art supplies, 1 Chill & Spill, 1 Chill & Spill Leader’s Companion, and a light breakfast and lunch both days. Licensed mental health professionals in Washington State (LMHC, LMFT or LSWs) are eligible to receive Continuing Education hours toward professional requirements (fees apply). Clock Hours are also available.

$300 early bird rate | Register by October 16th and save over 20%

To register or for questions, contact Program Manager Josh Sadow-Hasenberg:

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