Using Dance/Movement Therapy to Embody Health: Working with Children with Cancer & Special Needs
with Dr. Lori Baudino
Thursday, October 15, 2015, 5:30 PM EST
Registration closes October 14, 2015.
Continuing Education: 1 hour ADTA; 1 hour NBCC
This webinar will present the use of Dance/Movement Therapy with children with cancer and special needs within the hospital setting. Focusing on this population, a broad understanding of the brain research and the influence of the mind/body connection will be explored. Two patient stories will depict the use of DMT strategies and provide the listeners with tools for working with patient's pain, body awareness and emotional expression. Dr. Baudino will provide understanding of the purpose behind the DMT techniques to create generalization for the patients to maintain support across environments and with care-providers and staff.
- Learn how DMT is utilized in working with patients with Cancer within a hospital setting
- Hands on tools to use within sessions and the benefit of these particular techniques for therapeutic engagement and healing
- Learn how to make DMT accessible to staff and families to better use at home and to further promote the DMT work/field.
Dr. Lori Baudino has been a practicing clinician for over ten years. She received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology and Masters in Creative Arts Therapy - Dance/Movement Therapy, which identifies symptoms and creates ways to express psychological and emotional experiences through the mind/body connection, ultimately transforming words into action. Through the Andrea Rizzo Foundation, Dr. Baudino brought the first Dance/Movement Therapy Programs to UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital and CHLA, where she provides bedside therapy to children with cancer, special needs and terminal illness. Dr. Baudino has specialized in supervising, facilitating and providing treatment for children with special needs and their families. She has worked in psychiatric hospitals and at rehabilitation centers for trauma, addiction and pain management. Dr. Baudino coordinated Behavior Intervention Programs within the home/school setting. In her private practice, she works with children and their families, to support the developing child and the integral relationships between parent, child and siblings.
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