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Saturday, April 28, 2012

The Dance Movement Therapy Association in Canada
Wednesday, May 16
6 to 8 pm
Dance/Movement Therapy
with Children with special needs
By Tina Erfer (MS, BC-DMT, LCAT)
Presenter’s Bio.:
Tina Erfer, MS, BC-DMT, LCAT is a Board-Certified Dance/Movement Therapist, and Licensed Creative Arts Therapist.
For the past thirty years, she has worked in educational and psychiatric settings, with children and adolescents with special needs. She has also served as Coordinator of the Hospital School Program at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
She has given numerous lectures and workshops at various agencies and universities, and has also provided many staff development and training sessions. Tina supervises and trains graduate students and entry-level dance/movement therapists. She has published on her dance/movement therapy work with children who have emotional challenges, and children with autism.
Tina has served on the Board of Directors of the American Dance Therapy Association; is past President of the New York State Chapter of the ADTA; and she is currently the President of the New Jersey Chapter of ADTA. She is the Coordinator of the Alternate Route Dance/Movement Therapy Training Program at the Harkness Dance Center - 92nd Street Y, in New York.
Workshop Description:
In this experiential workshop, we will explore theories and methods of dance/movement therapy with children who have special needs. The use of props and music will be discussed, as well as how to modify or adapt interventions to best meet the needs of various populations. Participants will spend much of this workshop moving and dancing with, and without, a variety of props, in order to experience the material first-hand. Time will be allotted for questions and discussion.
Location: Concordia Dance Department studio #7.265, 7th floor, John Molson School of Business, downtown Campus, 1450 Guy St., corner of de Maisonneuve
Rates: Member $25 Non member $40
Advance workshop registration required.
BY MAY 10th Send a cheque payable to Zuzana Sevcikova to address:
Dance Movement Therapy Association in Canada
c/o Creative Arts Therapies Department
Concordia University
1395 René Lévesque Blvd W.VA-272-2
Montreal, Quebec, H3G 2M5

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