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Anna Reyner, MA, ATR, LMFT

  • Speaker Type: Early Years Symposium 2023
  • Country: United States

Anna Reyner, MA, ATR, LMFT, is the founder of CreativePlayLA a training & consulting business that uses art-based approaches to positively impact children and families. She has successfully merged the principles of art therapy into early childhood education, and specializes in helping teachers add trauma informed art into their classrooms. Anna is the author of two awarding winning books, Smart Art and Smart Art 2, and has presented over 800 trainings at state, national and international conferences in her 40 years as a teacher, art therapist and mental health advocate. Her new and groundbreaking book "Trauma-Informed Art Activities for Early Childhood: Using Process Art to Repair Trauma & Help Children Thrive: is now available on Amazon for pre-purchase.

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Trauma-Informed Art Activities for Early Childhood: Using Process Art to Repair Trauma and Help Children Thrive
What is trauma-informed art, and how can a sensitive approach to the process of art making help provide safety and trust in the classroom? Learn how the principles of art therapy can help you work more effectively with children who express strong reactions to pandemic stress, trauma and adversity. View powerful slides of actual preschool classrooms where art has been used as a positive solution to challenging behaviors. Discuss specific ways to introduce trauma informed art into your daily classroom routine, using basic art materials. Learn simple ways to develop a social emotional approach to art as a language that gives children an authentic voice to expresses their true feelings. This training includes both the theory and practice of social emotional art in trauma-informed preschool classrooms, and will leave you with actionable strategies, tools and techniques to get you started in using art as a protective factor in trauma informed care.
Lectures by Profession, Product Focus
Presentations: 9  |  Hours / CE Credits: 9  |  Viewing Time: 8 Weeks
Hours / CE Credits: 1 (details)  |  Categories: Trauma Informed Care