Training Programs

One and Three Day Training Programs
CANY offers one day workshops to introduce participants to the basic principles behind drama therapy, and a weekend-long intensive program in the CANY model of drama therapy.

*NEW* Creative Alternatives of New York, Inc. (CANY) is recognized by BOTH the
New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0428, AND by the
New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed creative arts therapists. #CAT-0009.

Introductory Training
October 15

Principles of CANY Trauma Informed Drama Therapy

Drama Therapy and Complex Trauma
December 2

Working with Children and Adolescents

Drama Therapy with Refugees
February 3

A Long Way from Home

Assessment Tools
March 4

Role & Story MiniWorkshops

The Group's the Thing
April 2

Drama Therapy, Creativity and Group Process

CANY Intensive
July 14 - 16

18 Hour Drama Therapy Training

Group Training: CANY works with each partner agency on an ongoing basis to develop a customized program and to ensure efficacy.

Professional Development Workshops
A custom designed drama therapy program conducted on site at your agency/school and trauma-informed drama therapy led by licensed creative arts therapists.

The CANY Learning Collaborative: Multi-Agency Training
Ongoing collaboration and communication with partner agencies direct service needs with outcomes measurement and program evaluation.