May 14, 2022 @ 8:30 am – 2:00 pm

Pro Bono Counseling Project

25th Annual Speakers Forum Fundraiser

Community Healing Through Arts and Movement

Saturday, May 14

8:30 AM – 2:00 PM

3 CEs

Register today to attend this interactive community continuing education event.

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It Take a Village: Communities as Sites of Memory and Healing

Presenter – Maria Hamilton Abegunde, PhD

Course Description: What if I could heal something in your community? What would it be? Where would it be? Who would be there? What would you offer? What art form would you choose, why? What gift would you bring? These questions will help us vision how our communities can be sites of healing and our role(s) in sustaining practices that can continue the healing needed.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this workshop, the participant will be able to:

  • Explain how the collaborative community healing project addresses the personal and historical traumas of Black women
  • Identify an issue or area in their community that they would like to heal
  • Discuss what healing means for them and their community
  • Discuss creative practices that could help their communities begin to heal

Talk Therapy (Alone) Is Not Enough: Creative Practices for Trauma Treatment

Presenters – Dorothy Adamson Holley, PhD, LCSW-C, and Deirdre Osiomwan

Course Description: This workshop explains why talk therapy alone does not work with trauma survivors. It outlines key concepts and principles for working with trauma survivors and offers concrete, no-cost to low-cost creative practices that can be used immediately.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this workshop, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe why talk therapy alone does not work with trauma survivors
  • Identify key concepts and principles for working with trauma survivors
  • List creative practices that complement talk therapy

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The Pro Bono Counseling Project is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Pro Bono Counseling Project maintains responsibility for this program and its content. The Maryland Boards of Social Work Examiners and Professional Counselors and Therapists certify that each program meets the criteria for three (3) credit hours of continuing education for social workers (category 1), professional counselors, and therapists (category A) licensed in Maryland.
CE credit is granted to participants with documented attendance at individual workshops. Attendance is monitored. Credit will not be granted to registrants who arrive late or depart early from a session. It is the responsibility of registrants to comply with these requirements.
Registrants will receive refunds up to three days prior to the event. After that date, event credit only.

By registering for this event, all participants agree to abide by the following code of conduct:

Workshop Code of Conduct

Pro Bono Counseling Project (PBCP) is dedicated to providing a positive continuing education experience for everyone of all backgrounds and identities. We do not tolerate disrespectful behavior or harassment of workshop participants, facilitators, or PBCP staff in any form. We do not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of characteristics that include but are not limited to: gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, citizenship, veteran status, pregnancy status, race, ethnicity, or religion. Anyone asked to stop unacceptable behavior is expected to comply immediately. If a participant engages in unacceptable behavior, PBCP may take any action it deems appropriate, including warning or expelling the offender from the event with no refund.