The paramount aim for this Learning from COVID 19 Experiences Project is to address the significant mental health consequences of the global COVID 19 pandemic and identify effective art-based methods for supporting resilience among youth and families through the professional exchanges of US and Russian art therapists, mental health professionals, educators, and students. These aims will be accomplished through three major project programs: an online conference; a virtual art exhibit; and local exhibits and events at FSU in Tallahassee, Florida and in Volgograd and Samara, Russian Federation.
Key Note Speakers:
Dr. Liudmila Lebedeva (RU)
Dr. Robert Neimeyer (US)
Art therapists from USA & Russia present best practices for youth and families.
Thirty art therapists from USA & Russia present artworks and statements regarding their COVID 19 experiences.
Exhibits and events for community engagement will be hosted by FSU Art Therapy Program, Tallahassee, FL, USA; the Alla Streltsova Private Training and Counseling Center, Volgograd; and the Professional + Private Counseling and Training Center, Samara, Russia.