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BADth CPD Workshop - Using Outcome Measures in Dramatherapy Practice

Posted On: Thu 12th November 2020


Using Outcome Measures in Dramatherapy Practice - Saturday 23rd January and Saturday 13th February 2021 - 9.30am to 1.30pm on Zoom. This is a two-day workshop with homework in between!

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This training will be a mixture of teaching and active practical exercises exploring the use of outcome measures in Dramatherapy in a variety of settings and with a range of client populations. We will consider the role of Outcome Measures in contributing to effective practice and how best to select, implement and eventually disseminate outcome information with patients, service leads, commissioners and within our own profession.

Participants will be introduced to a range of measures and begin to consider which measures might best suit their current and future practice. The training aims to be a stimulating and enjoyable look at our how we can continue to understand and improve our practice. In addition, participants will leave with a resource pack of OMs and a reading list identifying future online learning sources to continue developing skills in utilising Outcome Measures.

Aims of the workshop:

  • To understand how to use outcome measures in everyday Dramatherapy Practice.
  • To develop skills in selecting and implementing appropriate measures.
  • To understand how to communicate and disseminate outcome information.
  • To understand how outcome measure can support safe and effective practice.

Presenter: Holly Dwyer Hall

Holly is a Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist, Dramatherapist and accredited MBT Practitioner with Adults, Families and Adolescents and an MBT-A Supervisor and MBT-F Supervisor and Trainer.

Holly has 20 years experience in providing assessment and therapy for children, adolescents, adults and families presenting with mild through to complex needs.

She has worked in the NHS in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services -CAM HS and as part of an Arts Psychotherapies Service providing individual and group Mentalization Based Arts Therapy for adults with a diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder. She has experience in implementing and using a range of Outcome Measures in these and other settings.

Holly is currently is researching ruptures in the working alliance in Short Term Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy.  She is a clinical supervisor, trainer and has lectured and presented for Arts Therapies Courses and conferences and is Training Lead in Mentalisation Based Treatments for children, young people and families and the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families.

More Information

Using Outcome Measures in Dramatherapy Practice - 23rd Jan and 13th Feb.pdf