Art Therapy: Creative Interventions for Kids with Trauma, Anxiety, ADHD and More!

Workshop #8 & 11

Presented by Pamela Malkoff Hayes, MFT, LMHC, LPC, ATR-BC

Live Streaming on November 26, 2024


6 Hours | Pre-approved for CEU’s


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This workshop is part of The Vancouver Conference on Behavioural, Developmental & Emotional Challenges with Children & Adolescents

This workshop will be live streaming to online participants on November 26, 2024 from 8:30am – 4:00pm (Vancouver, BC)
Please adjust your start time according to your specific time zone. 

Recorded footage and all course content (certificate, videos, quiz) will be available until December 28, 2024. Extensions cannot be granted under any circumstances.
Please allow 5 – 7 business days after the course airs for recorded footage to become available.

Registration will close on November 24, 2024. 

Workshop #8 & 11: Art Therapy: Creative Interventions for Kids with Trauma, Anxiety, ADHD and More! | PRESENTED BY Pamela Malkoff Hayes, MFT, LMHC, LPC, ATR-BC

Join us in our upcoming workshop where you will expand your therapeutic toolkit with innovative art interventions designed to counter catastrophizing thoughts and negative self-talk. Discover how evidence-based treatments can empower your students to cultivate resilience, tolerate frustration, and navigate discomfort without resorting to immediate self-medication. Through this seminar, you will learn a repertoire of art interventions that facilitate emotional transformation, trauma processing, problem-solving, perspective shifting, and progress towards acceptance and gratitude.

Don’t miss this opportunity to enrich your therapeutic practice and empower your students through the transformative potential of art therapy. Join us and embark on a journey towards fostering emotional resilience and growth in your students.

  • Explore Diverse Art Therapy Techniques: Assess over 10 art therapy techniques tailored for immediate integration into school settings, specifically targeting children’s emotion regulation and behavior management.
  • Navigate Ethical and Clinical Considerations: Evaluate the ethical implications and clinical boundaries associated with selected art therapy methods within your professional practice.
  • Understand Developmental Milestones: Identify developmental stages in children and discern indicators signaling the necessity for further therapeutic intervention.
  • Facilitate Art Therapy Sessions: Demonstrate proficiency in guiding children through selected art therapy interventions to augment emotional comprehension and coping strategies effectively.
  • Integrate Holiday-Themed Activities: Identify and describe five distinct art therapy interventions incorporating holiday-themed activities to foster deeper personal insight.
  • Tailor Art Integration Strategies: Develop over a dozen strategies for seamlessly integrating art into school settings, catering to the needs of children and adolescents grappling with challenging behaviors.

Education and Clinical Professionals: All education and mental health or healthcare professionals who work with children or youth including, but not limited to K–12 Classroom Teachers, School Counsellors, Learning Assistance/Resource Teachers, School Administrators, School Paraprofessionals including Special Education Assistants, Classroom Assistants and Childcare Workers • All other professionals who support behavioural challenges and complex learning needs including but not limited to: Nurses, Social Workers, Psychologists, Clinical Counsellors, Family Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Language Pathologists, Addiction Counsellors, Youth Workers, Mental Health Workers, Probation Officers and Community Police Officers.

Pamela Malkoff Hayes, MFT, LMHC, LPC, ATR-BC is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) in the states of California, Florida, Georgia, and Rhode Island. She is also a Registered and Board Certified Art Therapist with the American Art Therapy Association (AATA). Her specialties include: alcohol and drug addictions, relationships, families and parenting, depression and anxiety, grief, LGBTQ, gender identity and sexuality. She is also a court certified Sexual Abuse Evaluator and trained in Hypnotherapy, Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) and Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT).

Ms. Hayes has a Bachelors Degree in Fine Arts from Parsons School of Design in New York, NY and Otis/Parsons in Los Angeles, CA and a Graduate Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy and Art Therapy from The Notre Dame de Namur University in Belmont, CA

Over the course of her 30+ year career she has worked in schools, hospitals, prison, foster and residential care, and private practice. Ms.Malkoff Hayes lives in Atlanta, Georgia where she runs a private practice and facilitates Art Therapy groups. She is the creator of the Creative Cognitive Therapy Method – which combines CBT with Art Therapy. She is a noted speaker and educator, lecturing throughout the United States. In addition, she provides virtual therapy with Headspace Health.

She has taught art therapy courses at Philips Graduate University, Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), and Chicago School for Professional Psychology. She has written several books and produced several DVDs and online classes on Art Therapy. She stars in the video podcast, “3 Minute Art Therapy”, and was recently featured on “The Science of Happiness/ SoulPancake” as the expert Art Therapist.

Ms. Hayes is also a painter, a 2nd Dan Black Belt and the mother of two daughters (now graduated from college) that she home schooled for the first 10 years of their lives. On a personal note, Ms. Malkoff Hayes recently married her high school prom date, after not seeing him for almost 30 years. There is no predicting life’s twists and turns. Combining parenting, fine arts, teaching and Martial Arts has furthered her understanding of discipline, perspective, creativity and family dynamics. She also loves a nice warm bowl of Pho.

RegistrationEarly bird FeeRegular Fee
Individual 1 Day Enrollment$269.00N/A
Individual 2 Day Enrollment$469.00N/A
Individual 3 Day Enrollment$669.00N/A
Full-Time Student$609.00N/A

All fees are in Canadian dollars ($CAD).

Fees are per person, seat sharing is not allowed. Please respect this policy, failure to comply will result in termination of access without a refund. For group rates please contact


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