The conference is organized into seven main subject tracks to help participants find areas of interest. During the proposal submission process, each proposal submitter selected one category to best describe their session. AATA uses these categories for the final Program Guide. 

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Multicultural (MC)

Sessions that present information about how art therapy heals diverse people, and/or increases multicultural competency by learning about cross-cultural relationships.

MulticulturalMC102The Bird’s Nest Drawing: Exploring the Attachment in Left-Behind Children in ChinaZiyi SuPaper10/283:00 PM – 3:50 PM
MulticulturalMC105Experiences of Post-Master’s Arts-Based Supervison with Art Therapists of ColorMadoka UrhausenPaper10/2611:00 AM – 11:50 AM
MulticulturalMC108Rethinking of Psychological Homeostasis: Practice in the Chinese Cultural ContextKai-Ying HuangPaper10/264:00 PM – 4:50 PM
MulticulturalMC113Working with Individuals & Families in Haitian Culture: Assessment and Intervention ConsiderationsMercedes ter MaatPaper10/262:00 PM – 2:50 PM
MulticulturalMC127Creating Equitable & Inclusive Experiences for Deaf Art Therapy Students and ProfessionalsNoel King, Kelsey Wall, Kali Doubledee, Dominique Niasia PickettPaper10/264:00 PM – 4:50 PM
MulticulturalMC139Artistic Resistance During the HolocaustElizabeth HlavekWorkshop10/2810:50 AM – 12:20 PM
MulticulturalMC170Engaging Cultures: Ethical Considerations in Art-Based Research with Immigrants and RefugeesJoyce Yip Green, Helen H KimPaper10/2712:00 PM – 12:50 PM
MulticulturalMC176Artmaking To Enhance The Clinical Multicultural Benefits Of An Antiracist Book ClubRobin Lawton Neal Valicenti, Lonni Ann Fredman, Mollie German, Clarissa GreguskaPanel10/264:00 PM – 5:30 PM
MulticulturalMC237Creative Care: Practice-Based Research on Therapeutic Art Sessions for the Black CommunityYanna Marie OrcelHalf Day Advanced Practice Course10/298:00 AM – 11:00 AM
MulticulturalMC29Fostering Culturally Humble CollaborationsDeanna Barton, Zachary Van Den BergWorkshop10/2710:50 AM – 12:20 PM
MulticulturalMC31Expressing Chinese International Students’ Alienation Through Art–Beginning A Compassionate ExplorationDavid Gussak, Cui JingPaper10/2611:00 AM – 11:50 AM
MulticulturalMC46Artistic lineages: Indigenous and traditional artforms in art therapy practiceBani Malhotra, Kristyn Stickley, Asli Arslanbek Evci, Girija KaimalWorkshop10/262:15 PM – 3:45 PM
MulticulturalMC83Intercultural approach to art therapy for international students’ acculturation in South KoreaSojung Park, Seohyun AhnPaper10/282:00 PM – 2:50 PM
MulticulturalMC87Sex Love and Art: The interplay between sensuality, sexuality & creative self-expressionGirija Kaimal, Einat S Metzl, Kimberly LovieWorkshop10/282:15 PM – 3:45 PM
MulticulturalMC99Clinical Implications of Integrating Art and Spirituality with Caribbean FamiliesKarina Donald, TaNica HolmesPaper10/284:00 PM – 4:50 PM