ADTA CE Webinars

            

Welcome to the ADTA Continuing Education Webinar page!  The ADTA is pleased to provide top quality Webinar programming designed to help you earn continuing education credits, increase your knowledge of the Dance/Movement Therapy field, and support your overall professional development.

 

On this page you will find information about upcoming ADTA Webinar offerings. The ADTA provides continuing education credits for Dance/Movement Therapists wishing to maintain their credentials.

 

ADTA is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program. 

  

Please check with your relevant licensing boards to determine if ADTA and/or NBCC continuing education units are accepted. The following webinars are each 1 CE for 1 clock hour.

Upcoming events

    • 24 Oct 2014
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Webinar: Eastern Time

    Trends in Autism Research & Intervention: Where does DMT fit in this picture?   

    with Christina Devereaux, PhD, LCAT, LMHC, BC-DMT

    October 24, 2014, 11 am EST
    Registration closes October 23, 2014.

     

    Learning Objectives:

    Participants will:

    • Gain an understanding of some of the current trends in ASD research
    • Build an awareness and understanding of the new DSM-5 diagnosis and criteria for Autism Spectrum Disorder and identify changes since DSM-IV-TR
    • Identify specific talking points of how DMT addresses specific diagnostic criteria as an intervention for people with ASD. 

    Description:

    This webinar will provide a brief overview of some of the latest research and interventions for autism spectrum disorders and how dance/movement therapy (DMT) fits within these current trends.  Along with this discussion will include information about the revised criteria for those with autism-related disorders that are now published in the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Men­tal Disorders (DSM-5) and distinguish the differences from the DSM-IV diagnosis that included four separate disorders. Finally, the webinar will provide participants with specific talking points of how DMT addresses specific diagnostic criteria as an intervention for people with ASD.  It is a hope that this webinar may provide a starting point to invite further discussion for more ASD/DMT research to transpire.

     

    Presenter’s Biography:
    Christina Devereaux, PhD, LCAT, LMHC, BC-DMT

    Dr. Devereaux is an Assistant Professor and Director of Clinical Training in the Dance/Movement Therapy and Counseling program at Antioch University New England where she formulated the first ever DMT and Autism Spectrum Disorders Study Group.  She is an Adjunct Associate Professor at Pratt Institute, on the senior faculty at Inspirees, a training program for DMT in China, and is a clinical consultant and supervisor for dance/movement therapists at schools and agencies servicing children with autism. In 2008, she was the recipient of the President's Award from the ADTA for her outstanding contributions to the profession.  Christina currently serves as co-editor of the American Journal of Dance Therapy and has authored articles and book chapters about DMT and autism and with attachment problems. She was featured on CCTV, the largest television station in China, and as a presenter for the 2014 ADTA Talks series focusing on DMT and autism.  She has a blog with Psychology Today “Meaning in motion: Dancing with the mind in mind.”


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    • 06 Nov 2014
    • 8:30 AM (CST)
    • 09 Nov 2014
    • 12:00 PM (CST)
    • Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, Chicago Illinois

    ADTA 49th Annual Conference 

    Collaborations: A Mosaic of Possibilities

    In collaboration with the National Dance Education Organization

    November 6 to 9, 2014

    Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
    Chicago, Illinois


    If you are in the military or veteran please call the ADTA
    office 410-997-4040 for a special discount.
    • 18 Nov 2014
    • 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Webinar: Eastern Time

    Dance/Movement Therapy with Military and Veteran Clients  

    with Allison F. Winters, BC-DMT

    Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 8 to 9 PM EST
    Registration closes November 17, 2014.


    Description

    In this webinar we will explore the biological and developmental needs of US military soldiers and veterans from a dance/movement therapy perspective.  Major disorders affecting veterans and the military population will be discussed, including post-traumatic stress disorder, substance abuse disorders, and depression.  Examples of applicable dance/movement therapy interventions for this unique population of clients will be presented.

    Allison is a board certified dance/movement therapist and licensed creative arts therapist. She holds master’s degrees in psychology and dance/movement therapy and is currently pursuing a doctorate in mind-body medicine. Allison has worked with clientele including adults, adolescents, and children in inpatient psychiatry, as well as active duty military personnel and veterans in both residential and outpatient settings.  Allison’s published research Emotion, Embodiment, and Mirror Neurons in Dance/Movement Therapy: A Connection Across Disciplines, has won awards for research and journalism.  Allison is an experienced dancer, a certified yoga instructor, and is the current chair of the ADTA government affairs committee.

     

    Presenter’s Biography:
    Allison F. Winters, BC-DMT

    Allison is a board certified dance/movement therapist and licensed creative arts therapist. She holds master’s degrees in psychology and dance/movement therapy and is currently pursuing a doctorate in mind-body medicine. Allison has worked with clientele including adults, adolescents, and children in inpatient psychiatry, as well as active duty military personnel and veterans in both residential and outpatient settings. Allison’s published research Emotion, Embodiment, and Mirror Neurons in Dance/Movement Therapy: A Connection Across Disciplines, has won awards for research and journalism. Allison is an experienced dancer, a certified yoga instructor, and is the current chair of the ADTA government affairs committee.


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    • 09 Dec 2014
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Webinar: Eastern Time

    Mindfulness in Dance/Movement Therapy: A Tool for Awareness and Change  

    with Annabelle F. Coote, MA, LMHC, BC-DMT

    Tuesday, December 9, 2014, Noon to 1 PM EST
    Registration closes December 8, 2014.


    Description

    Emphasizing the connections between mind and body, dance/movement therapy inherently makes use of mindfulness practices.  In this webinar, we will delve into ways to consciously and actively use mindfulness as a therapeutic tool.  We will look at how present-moment awareness helps to regulate the nervous system so that clients can work in an optimal zone of affective arousal.  Participants will be introduced to differences in applying generalized mindfulness, such as overall awareness of thoughts, emotions and body experience, and more directed mindfulness, such as bringing focused attention to one aspect of experience to the exclusion of others.  We will explore the importance of bringing mindfulness into movement so that embodied experience and expression can effectively serve growth and change.

    Learning Objectives

    • Increase awareness of ways to incorporate mindfulness into therapeutic practice.
    • Understand ways in which mindfulness can be used to regulate nervous system arousal.
    • Identify unique considerations when using mindfulness in dance/movement therapy.

    Bio

    Annabelle F. Coote, MA, LMHC, BC-DMT is a board certified dance/movement therapist and licensed mental health counselor with 20 years experience as a creative clinician, educator, consultant and supervisor. She is passionate about the connections between the brain and the body and helping both clients and therapists harness the power of the creative process and the arts to deepen, enrich and transform life experiences. Her experience includes work with adults, adolescents and children in a wide variety of settings.  Sheoffers creative, body-centered therapy and supervision/consultation in her private practice, Movement Matters (www.movement-matters.com). She regularly presents at regional and national conferences and currently services on the Standards and Ethics Committee of the American Dance Therapy Association.


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