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Photography as a Path to Healing: Participatory Photography Groups as Therapeutic Tool for Individuals, Groups, Families, and Communities

School of Social Work 3rd Annual Professional Development Workshops

Photography as a Path to Healing: Participatory Photography Groups as Therapeutic Tool for Individuals, Groups, Families, and Communities

This hands-on, experiential workshop will teach participants how Participatory Photography Groups can be used as a unique therapeutic tool to assist individuals, families, groups and even communities, to describe their emotions, realities, perspectives, and heritage; to find personal empowerment and heal from traumatic experiences. Please bring your cell phone with a camera to this event.

Objectives
  1. Participants will learn definition, methodology, purpose, and goals of Participatory Photography Groups
  2. Participants will learn the benefit of using Photography as a tool for advocacy, communication, and self-empowerment with individuals, families, groups, and communities
  3. Participants will engage in a hands-on initial mini participatory photography group to allow for experiential learning on how to structure, run and plan for different types of groups.
Instructor

Jeannette L. Coleman, LICSW    
Clinical Consulting, Training and Supervision
Faculty Field Liaison
Salem State University
School of Social Work

6 CEUs

Cost: $110.00

Parking

Parking for the workshops at 287 Lafayette Street is limited to certain areas on Lafayette Street so please read the street signs. We will have free parking available at the O’Keefe Complex, 225 Canal St, Salem, MA 01970.

Please note: Refunds must be requested up to 7 days before the event.

When 4:30pm
Location
287 Lafayette St, North Campus
287 Lafayette St, Salem, MA 01970
LA 004
Contact
Karen Traversy

For access and accommodation information, visit salemstate.edu/access or email access@salemstate.edu.

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