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THERAPEUTIC USES OF RAP MUSIC WITH ADOLESCENTS WHO HAVE A TRAUMA HISTORY

  • When — Wednesday, Aug. 21 from 9 a.m. to noon
  • Where — Cornerstones of Care — Ozanam Campus (Turner Conference Room) •  421 E 137th St  •  KCMO
  • Facilitator — CharCarol Fisher, MA, MT-BC, MAADC II
  • CEs — 3
  • Cost — $30 

Rap music/hip hop culture is one of the most popular art forms that adolescents identify with all over the world. With is increasing popularity among youth, mental health professionals are starting to explore interventions using rap music as a catalyst for positive change. This workshop is open to all mental health professionals who wish to explore a variety of therapeutic interventions that can be used in sessions or with youth who identify with rap music or the hip hop culture as a means of self-expression.

Objectives:

  • Identify three ways rap and the hip hop culture has been used in mental health work in the past 10 years.
  • Identify at least two therapeutic functions of rap music when working with adolescents who have a history of trauma.
  • Explore two techniques that can be used within a session when working with adolescents as a mental health professional.

Training Date

Registration Information

If you would like to register multiple attendees, please contact Crystal Bennett at crystal.bennett@cornerstonesofcare.org.