Art Therapy, Expressive Arts Therapy and Trauma-Informed Courses, Workshops and Presentations

Current Live Courses and Workshops given by Trauma-Informed Practices and Expressive Arts Therapy Faculty and Open to the Professionals and Students


Please check back often or place your name on our mailing list or follow us on Facebook to keep informed about new live courses and online offerings as they are announced! Here are current events around the US and internationally; we hold many other workshops and courses through a variety of agencies and organizations. If you are an agency or organization who is interested in a course or workshop, please use the Contact page to send your request. You can also visit the Past Courses | Presentations page to view some of the previous offerings or see the listings at the bottom of this page.

2017 Schedule | Courses, Workshops & Keynote Presentations Open to Public

Here is a partial list of public courses and workshops for 2017; get on our mailing list at our Contact page for updates and additions to this schedule.

  • January 20, 2017, "Trauma-Informed Expressive Arts and Play Therapy" with Cathy Malchiodi, PhD , Alabama Association for Play Therapy, Sanford University, Birmingham Alabama [see description below as a download].
  • February 13-17, 2017, Lecture and Workshop Series, Singapore General Hospital, KK Women's and Children's Hospital, and Ministry of Health, Cathy Malchiodi, PhD, Singapore [some events are open to the professional community]. 
  • April 21 & 22, 2017, "Trauma-Informed Expressive Arts and Play Therapy ," with Cathy Malchiodi, PhD, two-day training for Kansas Association for Play Therapy, Kansas City KS [see description below as a download].
  • May 17, 18 & 19, 2017, see you again in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan for Advanced Trauma-Informed Expressive Arts Therapy [Level Two for those who have completed Level One]!
  • July 17 & 18 2017, two-day training with Cathy Malchiodi, PhD, at the Center for Play Therapy Annual Conference, Denton TX [see description below as a download].
  • August 10, 11 & 12 2017, three days of Expressive Arts Therapy Learning, Prescott College, Prescott AZ, with Cathy Malchiodi, PhD; see brochure below for more information.
  • September 6, 7 & 8, 2017,"Advanced Trauma-Informed Expressive Arts Therapy" with Cathy Malchiodi, PhD, and Elizabeth Warson, PhD, at the beautiful BP Center, Anchorage, Alaska; go to this page for more information.
  • November 6, 7 & 8 2017, a week-long training with Cathy Malchiodi, PhD, and Elizabeth Warson, PhD, at the fabulous Ghost Ranch in Abuquiu, New Mexico; see this page for more information!



2017 Expressive Arts Therapy Summer Institute in historic Prescott Arizona.
Three days of expressive arts therapy learning with an emphasis on visual journaling, trauma-informed practice and positive psychology principles; August 10, 11 & 12 and contact Prescott College for more information on registration [see download for contact information].
EATSI Brochure 2017 (2).pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 1.7 MB
Expressive Arts and Play Therapy at University of North Texas July 17 & 18, 2017
Please visit for registration and additional information. APT and NBCC CECs via Center for Play Therapy are available; you can also complete Level One Certificate by attending this course and taking 12 additional online credits through the Trauma-Informed Expressive Arts Therapy Institute.
CPT APT Ad 2017.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 15.8 MB
Trauma-Informed Expressive Arts and Play Therapy, Alabama Association for Play Therapy, Sanford University, Birmingham Alabama, January 20, 2017
Webpage information from the Alabama Association for Play Therapy.
Trauma-Informed Expressive Arts and Pla.
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Enhancing Resilience: Trauma-Informed Expressive Arts and Play Therapy | Kansas Association for Play Therapy April 21-22, 2017, Overland Park KS
For more information on this two day event, please download this preliminary flyer. You can also use these two days of coursework toward Trauma-Informed Expressive Arts Therapy Level One completion by completing an additional 12 units of online coursework.
Adobe Acrobat Document 3.3 MB

Similar presentations are regularly given at a variety of venues including national mental health counseling, play therapy, art therapy, expressive therapy and social work associations and university conferences throughout the US and Canada. Go to the Contact Page to request to be placed on the mailing list or sign-up for the enewsletter on this page.

Download Brochures for Selected Past Events

2015 3-Day Course in Santa Rosa California with Cathy Malchiodi, PhD & Laury Rappaport, PhD
Adobe Acrobat Document 1.2 MB
Brain-Wise Creative Interventions with Traumatized Children and Families Seminar Flyer
Download this seminar flyer to find out the exact dates and locations for the 4-city Australian Childhood Foundation presentations!
Malchiodi Seminar Flyer v6.pdf
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