ALTERNATE ROUTE DANCE/MOVEMENT THERAPY TRAINING
92nd Street Y – Harkness Dance Center
NEW YORK CITY
Dance/Movement Therapy is the psychotherapeutic use of movement to further the emotional, cognitive, physical, and social integration of the individual. The dance/movement therapist focuses on movement behavior as it emerges in the therapeutic relationship. Expressive, communicative, and adaptive behaviors are all considered for both group and individual treatment. (www.adta.org ).
An intensive Alternate Route Training Program in Dance/Movement Therapy will be held at the 92nd Street Y Harkness Dance Center, NYC, beginning June 9 – June 27, 2014. This program will take place over three summers, for 3 weeks each summer.
Applicants to the program need to have at least begun a Masters Degree in a related field, or in one of the helping professions.
Dr. Miriam Roskin Berger is the Director of this program, which offers the Dance/Movement Therapy course requirements of 270 hours for alternate route training, plus 90 hours of Movement Observation and Analysis and 45 hours of Group Process in DMT, as required by the American Dance Therapy Association. Visit www.adta.org for more information on course requirements for Registry and Certification as a dance/movement therapist.
For further information, or for an application to the program, contact Tina Erfer, Program Coordinator, TEdance@live.com.
Instructor: Suzanne Hastie, MA, BC-DMT, NCC, LPC, KMP Analyst
The Kestenberg Movement Profile (KMP) is a systematic and in-depth movement assessment tool based entirely on the nonverbal. The KMP was developed by Dr. Judith Kestenberg and the Sands Point Movement Study Group; it offers dance/movement therapists a refined language as well as a psychological interpretation for what is seen in the body. The KMP is especially informative in the areas of assessment, treatment planning, and intervention. The KMP offers clarity & vision in clinical & educational settings.
(These courses have been approved by the American Dance Therapy Association as meeting requirements for the Alternate Route R-DMT credential. And, for practicing dance/movement therapists, 30 CE’s per course are available)
Introduction to the Kestenberg Movement Profile (2 credits/30 hours)
August 20-23, 2014 (fee due July 20)
In this 30 hour introductory course, participants will learn the basic layout of the KMP, the movement patterns contained within it, and the developmental and psychological significance of the patterns. Through experiential activities, discussion, and observational practice, students will come to understand the depth, wholeness, and vision the KMP has to offer therapists and educators in their work. Clinical applications will be integrated into the course.
Constructing Kestenberg Movement Profiles I: Tension Flow Rhythms, Bipolar Shape Flow & Unipolar Shape Flow (2 credits/30 hours)
February 17-20, 2014 (fee due February 1); also offered September 8-11, 2014 (fee due August 8)
In this 30 hour course, students and clinicians will focus in-depth on tension flow rhythms (developmental issues & personality), bipolar shape flow (comfort with self/environment), and unipolar shape flow (attraction/repulsion to stimuli in the environment and in relationships). Movement observation, tension flow writing, labeling, notation and diagram construction will be taught and practiced. Clinical understanding of these patterns will be deepened and further applications to clinical work will be explored. Construction of the TFR, BS, and US diagrams of the profile as well as analysis of the findings will be required (for alternate route students and those pursuing KMP certification).
Constructing Kestenberg Movement Profiles II: Tension Flow Attributes, Pre-efforts, Efforts, Shaping in Directions, and Shaping in Planes (2 credits/30 hours)
March 17-20, 2014 (fee due February 17); also offered September 29-October 2, 2014 (fee due September 6)
In this 30 hour course, students and clinicians will focus on tension flow attributes (affect), pre-efforts (defenses and learning style), efforts (coping style and ego strength), shaping in directions (structure for defenses, boundaries, and learning), and shaping in planes (structure for complex relationships). Movement observation, labeling, notation, and diagram construction will be taught and practiced. Clinical understanding of these patterns will be deepened and further applications to clinical work will be explored. Construction of the TFA, PE, E, SD, and SP diagrams of the profile as well as an analysis of the findings will be required (for alternate route students and those pursuing KMP certification).
Location for KMP Workshop & Courses: Twin Ponds Integrative Health Center, West Lehigh Valley, PA. For map, directions, & accommodations, go to www.twinpondscenter.com. Twin Ponds is only 75 minutes from Philadelphia and 2 hours from New York City. *Lower cost housing is available at Twin Ponds (contact Carolyn Reese at 610-395-3355 to arrange).
Completion of 90 hours of coursework, a completed profile and written analysis/interpretation are first steps in pursuing certification for teaching or research purposes. For specific information, go to www.kestenbergmovementprofile.org.
KMP Color Wheel Poster
This poster, which measures 11”x 17”, is a concise, visual representation of the KMP. Through design and color, the wholeness and complexity of the profile is captured. Further, it is a practical reference tool that can be utilized by those learning the profile as well as those who already know it. Available for purchase via Paypal. Cost of poster is $16, plus shipping (which is $4 in US and $6 outside US). If paying via PayPal, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your mailing address. An additional fee of $1 will be added to international Paypal purchases due to PayPal’s currency exchange fees.
To register for courses, arrange for supervision/consultation, or to purchase a KMP Color Wheel poster, contact Suzanne Hastie at email@example.com or (610) 417-0831.
Suzanne Hastie, MA, BC-DMT, NCC, LPC, KMP Analyst, graduate of Antioch/New England Graduate School, studied the KMP with Penny Lewis & Susan Loman, and interned with Dr. Judith Kestenberg in the late 1980’s. She teaches the KMP with Janet Kestenberg Amighi at Drexel University as well as independently since 2000 and has recently started teaching the KMP online. Suzanne is the creator of the KMP Color Wheel poster, a concise, visual representation of the KMP. She has been integrating the KMP into her work and life for over 20 years.
MOVEMENT ANALYSIS COURSE FOR ALTERNATE ROUTE STUDENTS
The language of movement I; Introduction to Laban Movement Analysis
Date/Time: Saturday/Sunday April 26-27 & May 17-18, 2014
Laban Movement Analysis (LMA) is a language for working with non-verbal behaviors, Its use increases awareness of individual movement patterns; develops sensitivity to cultural non-verbal expressions, and promotes an understanding of the communicative and expressive nature of movement. Participants will:
(This course meets requirements for Alternate Route R-DMT credential. Contact instructor for university credit options.)
Location: St. Paul, MN
Instructor: Barbara Nordstrom-Loeb MA, MFA LMFT, BC-DMT, CMA, PWAssoc, SEP
92nd Street Y – Harkness Dance Center
NEW YORK CITY
2014 FEBRUARY INTENSIVE
92 Y, New York City
Dance for Students with Special Needs
Dr. Diane Duggan, PhD, BC-DMT, LCAT
Mon, Feb 17, 10 am-6 pm,
Tue-Wed, Feb 18-19,
10 am-4 pm, 3 sessions
Integrate dance therapy theory with the best practices in dance education and positive behavior supports. Create movement activities that utilize strengths and meet the needs of children and adolescents who have emotional, behavioral, learning, sensory and/or physical challenges.
Offered in collaboration with 92Y Dance Education Laboratory.
Eligible for ADTA CE hours. This course is fully approved by the ADTA for Alternate Route credit for R-DMT training.
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Date/Time: Saturday/Sunday April 26-27 & May 31/June 1, 2014
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