Digital Storytelling-- A Key Approach in Telehealth | Debra Johnson-Fuller and Dr. Elizabeth Warson, with moderator Dr. Cathy Malchiodi

 

 

Digital Storytelling-- A Key Approach in Telehealth | Debra Johnson-Fuller and Dr. Elizabeth Warson, with moderator Dr. Cathy Malchiodi

 

Two Live Zoom Sessions on June 16th, 2020 and June 23rd, 2020

 

Register Early!

 

 



Session Descriptions

Based Handbook of Art Therapy and Digital Technology (Malchiodi, 2018), "Dibaajimowin (stories): Health Promotion through Digitalized Oral Stories," we are pleased to offer two live sessions with Debra Johnson-Fuller and Dr. Elizabeth Warson. These 90 minute live online sessions provides an overview of culturally responsive approaches to digital forms of storytelling through experiential learning, guidelines for individual (June 16th) and group interventions (June 23rd). Because these courses address cultural issues in cultural issues, Cultural Competency for 1.5 CE is included in the certificate of completion. Because these sessions fill up so quickly, we are offering two options for attendance [see below for registration].

 

Approximately two days before each session you will receive an email with a link to allow you to access your session via Zoom technology. We highly recommend that you create a Zoom account if you do not already have one, but it is not required. 

 

JUNE 16, 2020 SESSION:

 

In this expressive arts therapy and digital technology training, an understanding of the possibilities of digital storytelling with individuals to promote personal healing and exploration in the following ways:

·      Integrate a culturally responsive approach to digital storytelling into current psychotherapy and counseling practices

·      Foster a deeper awareness of the interconnectedness between spirit, body, and mind through story sharing via technology

·      Help individuals co-construct a digital story as a transformational meaning-making experience

·      Explore your own story and plot out your own ideas

 

Objectives--participants will be able to:

Identify at least one digital culturally responsive approach to broaden treatment intervention with individuals;

Identify at least two reasons how digital storytelling can be effective in communication;

Identify at least two reasons why digital storytelling supports psychotherapeutic meaning-making experiences for viewers and participants;

Learn how to create a digital story using a free application, photo images, and a narrative statement within in the context of expressive therapy.

Define at least three benefits ofdigital storytelling to one’s current clinical practice in a culturally responsive manner.


JUNE 23, 2020 SESSION:

 

In this expressive arts therapy and digital technology training, an understanding of the possibilities of digital storytelling with groups to promote personal healing and exploration in the following ways:

·      Integrate a culturally responsive approach to digital storytelling into current psychotherapy and counseling practices

·      Foster a deeper awareness of the interconnectedness between spirit, body, and mind through story sharing via technology

·      Help individuals co-construct a digital story as a transformational meaning-making experience

·      Explore your own story and plot out your own ideas

 

Objectives--participants will be able to:

Identify at least one digital culturally responsive approach to broaden treatment intervention with groups;

Identify at least two reasons how digital storytelling can be effective in communication with groups and communities;

Identify at least two reasons why digital storytelling supports psychotherapeutic meaning-making experiences for groups;

Learn how to create a digital story using a free application, photo images, and a narrative statement within in the context of expressive therapy.

Define at least three benefits of digital storytelling to one’s current clinical practice in a culturally responsive manner within group counseling and psychotherapy contexts.


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June 16 Session on Digital Storytelling-- A Key Approach in Telehealth with Individuals | Held at 11:00 am - 12:30 pm Eastern Time [New York City time zone]

90 minute live session for 1.5 CE including in Cultural Competency; CE certificate included

90 minute live session for 1.5 CE including Cultural Competency

$40.00

  • Available

June 23 Session on Digital Storytelling-- A Key Approach in Telehealth with Groups | Held at 11:00 am - 12:30 pm Eastern Time [New York City time zone]

90 minute live session for 1.5 CE including in Cultural Competency; CE certificate included

90 minute live session for 1.5 CE including Cultural Competency

$40.00

  • Available

Faculty:

 

Debra Johnson-Fuller is an enrolled member of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa in Cloquet, MN. As a Cancer Health Educator and Representative for the Fond du Lac Human Services Division, Ms. Johnson-Fuller implemented a digital storytelling curriculum as an innovative technological approach and effective means of cancer prevention and education because of the emphasis on “word-of-mouth, family-to-family” communication patterns, which are central to American Indian culture.  Ms. Johnson-Fuller currently serves on the Board of Directors for Wisdom Steps: Prevention Health for American Indian Elders. Ms. Johnson-Fuller has presented nationally on topics ranging from digital storytelling to traditional medicine.

 

Elizabeth Warson PhD, ATR-BC, LPC, NCC, EMDR (Comanche) is the Executive Director of American Indian Art Therapy, based on her faculty research associated with the Graduate Art Therapy Programs at George Washington University and Eastern Virginia Medical School. As a clinician, she has 20 years of post-graduate experience in a variety of settings, including medical hospitals, dialysis centers, residential treatment centers, correctional facilities, and private practice. Since 2003, her research interests include culturally responsive stress reduction and trauma-informed interventions. Dr. Warson is a recipient of a 2010 National Endowment for the Arts (folk and traditional art) for a community-driven Coharie Heritage Empowerment Project, focusing on cultural preservation. Dr. Warson has presented at regional and national American Indian and Alaska Native conferences on topics related to medical art therapy, stress and pain reduction interventions, culturally-responsive art therapy, visual journaling interventions, and narrative-based art therapy. Her publications comprise over 20 peer-reviewed journal articles and chapters in books. As a professional artist, she has exhibited her sculptural work nationally and internationally and is a recipient of an Ohio Arts Council fellowship award.