Sunday, May 23, 2010

So I guess if I can't actually go to Haiti myself, the next best thing is to help prepare those who will be going.

I'll be teaching a portion of an Arts Relief course hosted by the good folks at BuildaBridge http://www.buildabridge.org/ on June 7 at Bryn Mawr College. Following what promises to be a fantastic morning session on psychological first aid, I'll be talking about my experiences in Honduras, Ghana and also about mass trauma work in North Philadelphia post Hurricane Katrina. I knew traveling and volunteering would teach me a lot, I'm glad to have the opportunity to pass it on and help other interested artists and therapists prepare to do similar work.

There's still time to register if you are interested in taking the course. And - I'm not sure how to blog about this without making it seem like a shameless plug, but I'm the proud co-author of a chapter in Music Therapy and Trauma. Check it out through http://www.wehealnewyork.org/ Kudos to Kristen Stewart for editing the book and many thanks to Maria Gonsalves who helped us pull our chapter together.

I'm excited that the field of traumatology is expanding to include music therapy (well, all the creative arts therapies.)

Take care -C

1 comment:

Tamara said...

CC! How cool! The training AND the book chapter! Of course, you should be tooting your own horn! You are modeling great stuff for the rest of us! That people-pleasing modesty stuff that they taught us girls . . . . Well, I think that was just to keep us "in our place!"

You go, girl!

Tamara G. Suttle, M.Ed., LPC
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