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      August 4, 2019

      Sunday   1:00 PM

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      PATA Book Club: "Art Therapy as Psychosocial Support for FARC Reincorporation in Colombia"

      Join us for PATA's bi-monthly Book Club! We will meet directly after the PATA Board Meeting to discuss topical articles, share about current literature, view local author talks, and keep each other in the know about art therapy! We hope you participate in the Board Meeting as well! Art Therapy as Psychosocial Support for FARC Reincorporation in Colombia Presenter: Luisa Marino, M.A., ATR-P, LGPAT (marinog.luisa@gmail.com) Luisa is a graduate of The George Washington University Art Therapy Program and licensed graduate art therapist. She is interested in art therapy in community-based settings, its role in post-conflict situations and in inclusive education programs. Psychosocial support programs are an intrinsic part of a sustainable and successful social reincorporation of ex-combatants in post-conflict situations. This project proposes that art therapy could be of service to facilitate communication among community members, preserve memories of personal and historical relevance, promote acceptance, and increase self-reflection When: August 4, 2019 Start Time: 2:00pm, but be sure to join the Board Meeting at 1:00pm to hear updates on PATA! Where:  7170 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20815 Free public parking on Sunday next to apartment. Down the block from redline Tell concierge you are part of Marcie katcher’s group - they will direct you to us - we will meet in the lower level or on the roof. What: 1 CEU Credit Fee: Non PATA Members: $25. Free to PATA members.   2:00-2:10: Presentation               2:10-2:30 Experiential               2:30-2:50 Moderated Discussion               2:50-3:00 Presentation + Wrap up 1. Attendees will be able to summarize a viable course of action for art therapists working in post-conflict situation 2. Attendees will be able to cite four examples of how art therapy can support psychosocial programs 3. Attendees will be able to list three reasons why collaborative approaches could strengthen community-based art therapy interventions

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