course »Art and Nature to Increase Resiliency and Well-Being

Date: 6/13/2016, 9:30 am—12:30 pm
County: Alameda County
CEUs: 3
Location: Oakland
Sponsor: Fred Finch Youth & Family Services
Phone: 510-482-2244
Participants will:
  • Experience how being outdoors supports increased awareness and a sense of calm relaxation.
  • Understand how being outdoors and making art impacts our neurobiological activity, helps us to regulate and increase alert attention.
  • Hear and see case examples of eco art therapy.
  • Make art that increases our connection to nature as a healing resource.
  • Consider ways to integrate outdoor and natureā€based practices to increase resiliency, adaptive functioning and wellness.