Therapeutic Writing Series: Introduction to Expressive Writing and Writing to Heal
This workshop features an overview of activities in expressive and transactional writing, as well as story-telling, legacy and affirmative and poetic writing.
2 Live CE’s for social workers, psychologists, CASAC (pending), LMFT, LMHC, LCAT
Join us for this two-hour interactive didactic and experiential workshop where we will examine the latest research in the essentials of writing for health improvements based on the groundbreaking work of social scientist James Pennebaker and wellness coach and master teacher John Evans. This workshop features an overview of activities in expressive and transactional writing, as well as story-telling, legacy and affirmative and poetic writing. A longer workshop is available wherein participants can fully experience each of the different approaches.
This workshop equips participants with a beginning knowledge of the uses of expressive writing with various clinical populations and its application to a variety of physical and emotionally based health concerns. Writing is most effectively used as part of an overall treatment plan. This workshop is an introduction only and does not substitute for more in-depth training in the field.
Participants will be able to:
- identify the essential elements of Pennebaker’s 4 day writing experiment
- to differentiate optimal conditions for writing as well as compare the impact of writing versus talking
- Registration fee: $70.00
- Alumni, Adjuncts, Field Instructors Rate: $50
- Student Rate: $25
Nancy S. Scherlong, LCSW-R, PTR, CJT, M-S is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the states of NY and CT. She is also a Registered Poetry/Biblio Therapist, Certified Journal Therapist and an approved trainer in both methods. She is the current co-president for the International Federation of Biblio-Poetry Therapy (IFBPT), one of the six expressive arts credentialing organizations. Nancy is a writer and an integrative psychotherapist specializing in stress management, trauma and addiction and has worked in the field of therapeutic writing for over 25 years. She provides workshops as well as distance coaching, consultation and training services. An Adelphi alum (1997) and adjunct faculty since 2008, she also provides online campus advising for Columbia University and is a member of core faculty of the Therapeutic Writing Institute and on the training staff of Kint Institute. For more about her work please visit Change Your Narrative, LCSW PLLC at www.wellnessmetaphors.com.
Adelphi University School of Social Work is an approved provider for continuing education credits for the following:
- Social Workers
- CASAC Renewal
Successful completion for the award of approved continuing education credits requires attendance at the entire training/workshop and submission of a completed evaluation form.
New York State Office of the Professions (NYSED) regulations require that participants must be present for the entire approved educational activity in order to receive a certificate for continuing education hours. There is no accommodation in the State regulations for late arrival, late return from lunch or breaks, or early departure. According to NYSED, in order to award social work CEs; “When you offer a multi-day or multi-part course/educational activity, the learner must complete all parts in order to earn the certificate for contact hours, in the same way that a student must complete a semester-long course to receive college credit. You may not award partial credit for a program, even a one-day program, if the learner does not complete all requirements at that time.
Unfortunately, we cannot provide refunds for cancellations made seven working days or fewer before the event for any reason—or for no-shows. We can provide credit towards a future workshop up to 24 hours before the event. After that, no credit will be issued.
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