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iaedp™ Central Florida Chapter educational CEU Meeting
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When: Friday, August 16, 2019
9:00 AM
Where: Florida Hospital Church Orlando
2800 N Orange Ave.
Orlanda, Florida  32804
United States

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Mark your calendars and please join us for the next iaedp Central Florida Chapter educational CEU meeting.

Date: Friday August 16th, 2019                                                                                                                                         Time: 9:00am Check-in and General Meeting, 9:30am – 11:00 am - CE Presentation (1.5 CEU’s provided) 
Where: Florida Hospital Church, 2800 N Orange Ave. Orlando, FL 32804                                                                     Cost: $20 for non-iaedp members, $10 for iaedp members, Students are FREE                          Wear comfortable clothing, as we will be doing a few movement therapy exercises.

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Presentation Title: "The Art of Attunement; Walking the Walk of Empathic Connection"             Developing empathic connections between clinician and client requires balancing feeling states in the gray area of emotions. This presentation provides attendees an opportunity to learn how to transform their own intuitive sense into the active therapeutic skills so essential to recovery. Experiential body/mind exercises, culled primarily from dance/movement therapy principles, will highlight how to trust one’s innate ability in order to "attend" empathically, respond authentically and translate non-verbal experiences into cognitive insights. Emphasis will be placed on utilizing these concepts therapeutically with eating disorder client

Presenter: Susan Kleinman, a board certified Dance/Movement Therapist, National Certified Counselor and Certified Eating Disorder Specialist,  is Creative Arts Therapies Supervisor and  Dance/Movement Therapist for The Renfrew Center. Ms Kleinman is a trustee of the Marian Chace Foundation, Past President of the American Dance Therapy Association, and a past Chair of The National Coalition for Creative Arts Therapies. She has published extensively, presented widely, was the Sierra Tucson's  2012"Gratitude for Giving" honoree, the recipient of the American Dance Therapy Association’s 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award and The International Association of Eating Disorders Professional’s 2014 Spirit of iaedp Award. Her work is featured in the documentary entitled Expressing Disorder: Journey to Recovery 

Learning Objectives: Attendees will be able to: 1. Explain the role of atteunement in empathic relationships. 2. Itentify three dance/movement therapy attunement principles to utilize with clients. 3. Utilize adaptations of presented methods in ones’ own practice.

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