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Apr 16 2021

Embodied Storytelling and Community Healing with Playback Theatre

Friday Apr 16th 1pm-3pm

Release the COVID-19 experience, learn listening and healing aspects of Playback Theatre and receive CE and psychodrama credits.

We introduce Playback Theatre, a form of improvisational storytelling that has become a worldwide movement, as an astonishing vehicle for individual and community healing, and community building. This training, especially designed for helping professionals including psychotherapists, physicians, nurses, educators and others, will demonstrate how stories can be honored and enacted within a group in a way that is often experienced as therapeutic by participants. Taught by Chris Fitz, M.A., and members of the River Crossing Playback Theatre in central Pennsylvania.

Two CE, psychodrama and Act 48 hours.

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Apr 16 2021

Omaha, NE
Retrieving the Treasure – Returning to Serve, Heal, and Transform the Wasteland

Our 2018 series, which has used myth and the Journey of the Heroine/Hero as a model for healing and transforming ourselves and our world, culminates in this final three-day workshop, which focuses on the Return of the Heroine/Hero.

During phase three, we again draw upon action methods and expressive arts, including the Sociometric Wheel, to help us explore:
• How the Heroine/Hero, who heard the Call and travelled the Journey to retrieve the Treasure, must Return home with those transformational gifts;
• How Global Citizens and Social Artists can nurture community, age consciously, share resources, and actively support the empowerment of all beings;
• The power of joining with kindred spirits in a compassionate community of support, inspiration, encouragement, and celebration; and
• A ‘winter’ of self-care needed to ponder and integrate transformational experience.

Participants will have the opportunity to:
• Identify and reflect upon the gifts they’ve received on the Journey – their Treasure;
• Interact compassionately with others in understanding how they might individually and collectively explore what it means to be Global Citizens and Social Artists;
• Access roles that can deepen their understanding of and experience with action methods and their use; and
• Reflect on how their learning might be incorporated personally and/or applied professionally after the workshop.

Though helpful, it is not necessary to have attended the previous two events. Indeed, as multifaceted beings, in one area of our life, we may be hearing a Call; in another, we may be experiencing the Journey; and in a further area, may be striving to integrate and apply new learning – the Return. The focus of this workshop is on the Return, but the overall heroine/hero’s journey remains the context and will be incorporated into the workshop.

Time: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. each day
ABE Hours: 18

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Apr 16 2021

Montclair, NJ
Forms of Vitality
This workshop will help you to develop a better connection with your clients. You will understand the difference between focusing on what your clients say -- content-- and how they are saying it--process. Attending to process allows you to tune into your clients' subtle changes in mood, thoughts, and feelings. You will learn how to be more present in your work.

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