Caldwell, N.J., March 9, 2017 – Caldwell University will host a Graduate Programs in counseling conference on April 22. “Group Therapy: The Power of the Process” will focus on mental health counseling, school counseling, and art therapy and run from 1 to 7 p.m.
The keynote, Dr. Kara Ieva, associate professor in counseling at Rowan University, will speak on “Courageous Conversations through Group Work to Empower Change”. Dr. Ieva’s areas of research include counseling children and adolescents of underserved populations regarding college and career readiness and group counseling and leadership. She has published over 10 referred journal articles and five book chapters. She was also the principal investigator and project director for the Rowan University Aim High Science and Technology Academies that provides first generation and low-income college students access and preparation for post-secondary education.
Afternoon breakout sessions will include: art therapy groups for inpatient settings, wellness recovery action planning (WRAP), ethical issues in art therapy, group therapy in the school counseling setting, and many more topics. Continuing Education certificates will be distributed , and dinner will be provided from 6-7 p.m. in the Cougar Den Student Center Dining Hall.
Students, professionals, and anyone interested in the fields of counseling, art therapy and school counseling is encouraged to attend.
Admissions is $70 for general admission, $50 for alumni and $20 for Caldwell University students.
For more information contact Annette Vaccaro at email@example.com.