2010 Annual Report

Our Training Programs

Our Training Programs

In addition to providing drama therapy groups, CANY offers a variety of training programs. Below are some examples of what we offered in FY2010.

Training for Program Partner Site Staff

  • Andrus Children's Center: One 8-week training program with residential cottage care staff and one 10-week training program with residential school staff (teachers, classroom aides and mental health professionals assigned to children in the day school)
  • The Children's Center of Hamden: One 6-week training program with residential facility youth care workers
  • Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services: One day training to help veteran peer advocates develop outreach and engagement skills, and to build team cohesion

One Day Professional Training Workshops

  • An Introduction to Drama Therapy: Three 1-day workshops for artists, educators and mental health professionals to introduce participants to the basic principles and practice behind drama as a healing modality.

International Training Programs

  • Tomillo Foundation, Madrid, Spain: One 2-day intensive training in the CANY model of drama therapy with 20 artists, educators, mental health professionals and the 5 member theater staff of Tomillo Center