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Thank you for another successful year!  We hope that you enjoyed yourself at the 2013 Western Regional Tapestry Conference!

Slippery Rock University will be issuing your CEU’s.  You should expect those in the mail over the next few weeks.  You will also receive a certificate for attending the conference via email from The Bair Foundation within the next 2 weeks.  

We look forward to seeing you again next year!
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Friday, October 25 • 12:50pm - 2:20pm
Using Drawings to Process Trauma & Offending Behaviors - For Professionals & Grad Students FILLING
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Experiential and/or Action-Based Counseling methods are specialized intervention techniques, used as part of a comprehensive treatment protocol in working with traumatized individuals and offenders. Particular focus is given to the Event Drawing Series, an assessment and intervention method combining counseling and art therapy techniques in a task oriented process that allows troublesome experiences to be resurfaced in a safe and non-threatening manner.

*This presentation is intended for professionals / graduate students and not suitable for parents / families. Drawings and materials are graphic depictions of sexual abuse and sexual violence.

Workshop will define experiential and action-based counseling; identify methods and techniques; and the role of these clinical methods in treatment.

Participants will be able to describe how experiential and action-based counseling is used to assist clients recall, clarify and respond to troublesome events and experiences.

Participants will examine how the Event Drawing process aids insight into a client’s thinking processes, perceptions and relationships.

Participants will be able to recognize the importance of sensory, perceptual and behavioral clues, through the use of drawing process, and in order to making connections with patterns of abusive and other dysfunctional/destructive behaviors.

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Jeffrey Sunderman

Counselor, Clover Psychological Association
Jeff Sunderman has 39 years experience working with adolescent and adult sex offenders. Working part-time for the past 9 years at the Clover Psychological Association, Jeff sees adolescent and adult sex offenders referred by the Courts or Children and Youth Services. Jeff was the co-founder and Program Manager of the Sexual Offenders Unit at the Youth Development Center at New Castle; he retired from his duties in 2003. Jeff worked as a... Read More →

Friday October 25, 2013 12:50pm - 2:20pm
Room 321 - Slippery Rock University, Robert M. Smith Student Center 1 Morrow Way Slippery Rock, PA 16057