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There's still time! Register for the Spring Symposium happening this Saturday, Feb. 1st!

European "Outsider" Art: MAY 2014!

The study trip titled European "Outsider" Art: Past & Present will be heading out this May for Switzerland, Germany, and Belgium.  Lead by SAIC faculty members Jerry Stefl (Art Education) and Randy Vick (Art Therapy) will run May 13-26, 2014 and while this is the sixth time the trip is offered, it is the first time it will occur in the spring.  This trip offers graduate education credits to individuals seeking CEUs and at least one AT professional has been among the travelers in previous years.  Details on this and other study trips are available on the SAIC Study Abroad site.
Art of Connection, opening this Friday, Jan. 31st!

Save the Date! Spring Symposium, Feb. 1st

Department of Art Therapy, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
112 S. Michigan Avenue
Saturday, February 1, 2013
9:30am - 4:30pm

Keynote speaker Karen Frostig, Ph.D., ATR, LMHCBook reading /signing by Don Seiden and Amy Davis,www.artworksthebook.comArt of Connection exhibit, sessions on trauma, memory, art, and the arts therapiesClosing panel / dialogue with presenters
FREE for SAIC students and faculty
$40 for non-SAIC students with I.D.
$50 for all others
Free CEUS for counselors
Funds will be collected at the door.
(Please note we only accept checks and credit cards)

For more information, and to register, go to:

Please be sure to register for the break-out session you would like to attend as soon as possible as space is limited! (Please only register for one session).
Florida Art Therapy Association hosts Video Contest on Healthy Relationships

Goals: Promote awareness about safe digital dating and healthy relationships

We invite individuals of all ages but especially teens to create an educational video of one minute or less. Videos will be submitted for review and will be judged based on effectiveness in addressing healthy relationship choices and the impact of technology on dating. A monetary prize will be provided to the top 3 videos selected ($500 for first; $300 for second; $200 for third). Special consideration will be given to videos that address online and digital aspects of healthy relationships. However, videos all forms of relationships are encouraged.

This program and contest is made possible as a result of the Verizon Foundation. Project title: Domestic Violence Education & Prevention: Creative Collaborations;
Project Start date: 12/09/2013.

Deadline for submission: May 2, 2014
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