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Art Therapy Training Organized by BASR and British Council PDF Print E-mail

Art Therapy Training

 

As part of Tutubi program specialized in training professionals to use the arts therapeutically with vulnerable people of allages, BASR organized the second training module of 4 days on “Art Therapy” inpartnership with the British Council. The first module took place at BASR inFebruary 2013. This training aimed to provide the participants with new methods to work with children with disabilities, including those with intellectual disabilities.The training modules targeted 15 child professionals comprising BASR’s psychosocial intervention team (social workers and educationofficer) as well as toy library animators from BASR’s partner community centers who deal with children with disabilities.The modules tackled such issues as mechanisms of using various arts including drama, painting, storytelling and music for intervening with children with disabilities. The participants also had the chance and space to practically apply the art techniques with children with disabilities through different activities and reflective practices.