ITA’s Creative Arts Therapists provide presentations, in-services, and seminars throughout the year on a variety of topics for Creative Arts Therapists, mental health professionals, clients, family members or caregivers, and students locally and throughout the nation.
CEUs are available for Illinois licensed counselors and social workers (IL Lic #197.000261). Board Certified Music Therapists may claim credits as Other Continuing Education. Please refer to the CBMT Recertification Manual for required documentation.
ITA’s presentation and educational offerings are designed to meet the educational needs and interests of the participants. ITA offers training, classes and workshops for:
- Creative Arts Therapists
- Mental Health Professionals
- Arts Educators
- Clients, Families, and Caregivers
- Graduate Students
Join us in December for
Implicit Bias in the Creative Arts & Counseling
The creative arts offer a tool for expression and connection. However, a therapist’s implicit biases surrounding artistic media and creative expression may cause harm and interfere with progress in therapy. This webinar helps increase awareness of biases for therapists and counselors that use the creative arts, and it meets the new Illinois state requirement for professional licenses renewing after January 1, 2023.
Presented by: Akash Bhatia, MA, MT-BC, LCPC
Date and Time: Friday, December 9, 2022, 9am-10am CT
Location: Zoom – a recording will be made available within 1 week of the live webinar.
- Understand the impact of implicit bias on professional relationships.
- Learn how one’s implicit biases of the creative arts impact therapeutic relationships and goals.
- Identify 3 personal goals to help reduce the impact of implicit biases in therapy.
Length: 1 hour
Number of CEUs: 1
Cost: $25 or $35 with 1 CEU